What is the most annoying phrase in the English language?
For some people it's:
"Awesome" - when the thing referred to is not awesome.
For me it's:
at this point in time
How about you? What for you is the most annoying phrase in the English language?
Mister Micawber'Due to the fact that' always gets my goat.Oops, "gets my goat" is another one that I cringe at.
I'll tell you one... ONE!
One should always ask... If one were to choose... <--- Geee! Aaaargh! Ewww!
The dichotomy descriptive/prescriptive. Really.
(It's not that I don't think much of your opinion, Kooyeen! To the contrary! )
The second one: rocket science, as in "Interviewing politicians may not be rocket science, but it does matter." (Collins Cobuild)
KooyeenAhh, I almost forgot to post in this thread, I like it! There are a lot of expressions, words... I don't like."Educated" is another that you don't like, right?
He gave me a quick smile and a hug.
"gave" in these sentences.
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