Tuesday, August 18, 2009

irritating. and annoying? heh.

i went thru Reader's Digest (Aug. 2009) and came up to dis nice short article. and i wanna share it well, wit u guys..;

Irritating Phrases In English.

Can you add to these often-used and annoying phrases? The list was compiled by Jeremy Butterfiled in Damp Squid: The English Language Laid Bare (Oxford University Press).

  1. at the end of the day..
  2. fairly unique
  3. at this moment
  4. 24/7
  5. i personally..
  6. it's a nightmare
  7. it's not rocket science
  8. with all due respect
  9. absolutely
  10. shouldn't of

it put somekinda smile on my face. damn! theres coupla phrases i've been using em all in classes and such (not including those in FB, blog and such) and dammit - they r on the above list.

annoying. and irritating, aye?

i bet i can add more, better off. God sake.


:: NbC :: said...


errrrk, me too - been using it in lecture as well. poor me.

Amazingly Azlynn said...


i bet i can put one of your irritating words in ere...:D

*indeed!* --> urgh! so irritating..lalalala..hahaha