A survey has published the most annoying word or phrases, and the word "whatever" is by far and hands down the one that gets on most peoples nerves. Strike it from your vocabulary immediately...

 

Here's the others that were deemed most annoying...

 

1.  "Whatever" . . . 38% of us consider this the most jarring of all, compared to 32% last year.

 

2.  "Like" . . . 22%.

 

3.  "You know" . . . 18%.

 

4.  "Just sayin'" . . . 14%.

 

5.  "Obviously" . . . this one annoys about 6% of people, and was the only NEW entry to make the list this year.  (Last year, #5 was "Twitterverse".)

 

(Marist Poll)