Keywords in Lightroom

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I am having problems with Keywording with Lightroom 4.
Whenever I import images using the import module two specific keywords are always added to my images even though I do not add them(these keywords have been used in the past but are no longer used).
I have even deleted these from the Keyword list using the correct methodology and purged the unused keywords vai Metadata - Purge unused keywords.

It is as if Lightroom is keeping these keywords in memory somehow and not releasing them as a result I am having to manually delete these two keywords from all the images I import.

Even if I manually input keywords into Lightroom in the Library module these two keywords still appear.
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Anthony Sinfield

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Becky Sowada, Adobe Employee

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Go to the import dialog, and check the "Apply During Import" panel on the right side of the import dialog. They keywords may have been entered here at one point and remembered.

if you apply any presets during import, check those as well to make sure the keywords aren't stored in a preset.