The Top Ten Most Irritating Phrases

Oxford University has compiled a list of top ten 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

I would like to add some more:

11 – It is what it is

12 – Actually

13 – 110 percent

14 – Basically (Indians love to use this)

15 – No Brainer (Americans love this phrase)

16 – Having said that

15 – Ditto same (Another Indian favourite)

16 – I need my space

17 – Internet acronyms like LOL and OMG

18 – Awesome (Young urbans Indians have picked this up from American movies and sitcoms)

19 – Impacted

20 – To be honest with you

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2 thoughts on “The Top Ten Most Irritating Phrases

  1. Your picks are equally good. Awesome(!), in fact. Having said that(!), to be honest with you(!), actually I find all of them absolutely(!) AMAZING! I personally(!) think the last one should also make the list.

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