Word on the Street: 'Whatever' tops Marist poll of most annoying words

It seems that no word gets under people's skin more than "whatever." According to a new poll conducted by Marist College in Poughkeepsie, "whatever" is

Survey results show that “whatever,”

Survey results show that “whatever,” "like," "you know," "just sayin" and "obviously” are the worst annoyances. (12/20/13)

THE BRONX - It seems that no word gets under people's skin more than "whatever."

According to a new poll conducted by Marist College in Poughkeepsie, "whatever" is at the top of the list of the most annoying words or phrases people say.

The rest of the top five annoyances are "like," "you know," "just sayin" and "obviously."

News 12 set out to ask viewers what words bother them most, and most agree that "whatever" is one of the worst. Some also mentioned the use of the term "hashtag" as a new annoying word trend.
 

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