The Brian Lehrer Show Edit this Published by The Brian Lehrer Show Is "Bossy" A Bad Word? Listen 14 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/357620/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Should the word 'bossy' be banned? (wavebreakmedia / Shutterstock) i An open phones segment in which we discuss "Ban Bossy", a campaign by Sheryl Sandberg and the Girl Scouts to ban the use of the word that they say discourages young girls from taking on leadership positions. What do you think?