Posted elsewhere, but I thought I would put it here as well:
In times past, there were vocabulary-building encouragements that
included such lines as "use a new word ten times in a day and it is
Today, I wonder if reversing the process might not also
have some benefits ... "erase one word from your vocabulary in a day and
see what happens."
It's just an experiment. What word would you choose, assuming you wanted to experiment?
My choice for the day is the word "because."