Seems the Lake Superior State University's annual List of Words to Be Banished from the Queen's English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness includes a little dig at yours truly.
Do click on that link above to enjoy the whole article, but I would like to draw you attention to the final line:
Think these gendarmes of jargon should "get a life"? Watch it, kiddo. That phrase was banished in 1997.
Sorry, but over on this little synapse of the web the phrase is alive and well.