The Most Annoying Words

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    Every year, a Marist poll ranks the most annoying words to hear in the English language. So what words made the cut this year?

    FOX News Radio’s Bill Vitka reports:

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    It’s the word we don’t want to hear. There’s no better way to end a conversation than with that ubiquitous entry in the English language. According to a Marist poll, it’s now the hands-down winner for least welcome, four years running. It’s not the only word that annoys people. There’s ‘like’ which is disliked by 21% of us. ‘You know’ gets a thumbs down from 17%. ‘Just sayin’ bothers 10%. Meanwhile, ‘twitterverse’, ‘gotcha’ and ‘unsure’ are irritating enough to make the annual list.

    Bill Vitka, FOX News Radio.

    Click HERE to see more on the Marist Poll results