The Top Ten Irritating Phrases

Life is stressful enough without one encountering, time after time, cliches or phrases which tend to irritateirritation the reader. Quite a number come to mind..take for example, waxing lyrical, a favourite among travel mag writers.

Apparently the irritation has gotten so significant, according to the UK Telegraph,  that Oxford University has compiled a list of what it considers the all-time most annoying ones. Here goes:

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

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2 responses

  1. How about ….

    the long and short of it

  2. The fact of the matter…by US politicians, especially Joe the Biden

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