“Whatever” Officially The Most Annoying Expression Ever

Jessica Goldberg / October 8, 2009

I’m always on the lookout for ways I can annoy people a little less. Thankfully, the Marist Institute for Public Opinion (MIPO) has released a survey declaring the most annoying phrases in the English language—“you know” is second only to the word “whatever.” Eek, I say both! Thanks, Marist Institute, for making me watch it. Both are officially banned from my vocabulary. Now, if they could only take on these 25 words and phrases. [NY Post]