Changing the language of land

Some thoughts on how we talk about the world around us – words that are, at the very least, overused, tired, cliche, and at worst incorrect and downright harmful.

6 Words I’m Trying Not to Use to Describe Land, published by Orion online in their “Enumerations” department. Each of these words, and many more I’ve been thinking about, could be the focus of an entire essay.

But mostly, I’m curious, what words are you trying not to use?