On the radio they were taking calls for the most annoying words of 2010. "Whatever" won in a poll. To me, that's not that bad.
That got me thinking...
Most annoying words:
As in an answer to a question. Answer the god damn question!
It's one of those words I think people say just to sound smart (like "plethora"). I hate the sound of it. It makes me cringe, actually.
I had never heard it used in excess until this season of "the Apprentice," and now I can't stand it. It sounds lazy and purposefully hickish.
I never want to hear that word again! It is overused in the workplace and relatively meaningless in my line of work.
5. Vaca (vay-cay)
How lazy have we become that we have to shorten everything?
When meaning "only" or "merely." As in, "I just spent $300 on this pointless piece of crap."
Just is used to justify something stupid.
I absolutely hate words without meaning
It sounds filthy
(when it is supposed to mean "specific")
and any other words with added letters or subtracted syllables.
And some favorites: