Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Top 10 Most Irritating Phrases

The following according to Oxford University researchers are the top 10 most irritating phrases:

1 - At the end of the day

2 - Fairly unique

3 - I personally

4 - At this moment in time

5 - With all due respect

6 - Absolutely

7 - It's a nightmare

8 - Shouldn't of

9 - 24/7

10 - It's not rocket science.

What is yours ?

8 comments:

Mavin said...

Please add to this illustrious list

"Having said that.........."

"Anyways..."

"............you know"

"Basically,........"

Krishnan said...

Welcome Mavin, yes quite often we tend to come across these phrases here in our country.

ஹரன்பிரசன்னா said...
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Gopinath's "Artickles" said...

"I hope you dont mind my saying..."
...I certainly do!
"Frankly..."
"Kind of..."
"She was like... I was like...." instead of "She said... I said"

Gopinath's "Artickles" said...

Krishnan, Its not rocket science used to get to my nerves. I handle government agencies and getting work done in govt offices. when anyone said that to my tasks I used to counter with "but it is abstract art"

குப்பன்_யாஹூ said...

thanks mr.krishnan for the visit & comments., have u checked with Any Indian Book shop Tnagar, referred by Lekha.

AnyIndian.com Book Shop
# 102, No. 57, PMG Complex
South Usman Road
T. Nagar, Chennai - 17

Phone: 24329283

I am unable to contact them over phone.

Artnavy said...

"no sweat" irritates me and "anyways" also

am guilty of 7 though

Krishnan said...

Thanks a lot kuppan_yahoo and artnavy.