Ten Most Irritating Phrases

The 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

The tautological statement “I personally” is an expression BBC Radio 4 presenter John Humphrys describe as “the linguistic equivalent of having chips with rice.”

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/debates/3394545/Oxford-compiles-list-of-top-ten-irritating-phrases.html Of course, if you’re a sciscoop fan it could very well be “rocket science”, it doesn’t take a brain surgeon to figure that out…at the end of the day.