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?
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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.
People are waiting to help.
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