Thursday, October 8, 2009

"Whatever" Reigns As Most Annoying Phrase

If you find yourself irked when someone gives you the "whatever" treatment, you're not alone. According to a Marist poll, almost half of Americans - 47 percent - said there's no phrase more annoying than "whatever." Other candidates for most irritating phrases: "you know" netted 25 percent of the vote; "it is what it is" got 11 percent; "anyway" got 7 percent; and "at the end of the day" ended the day with 2 percent.

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