Top ten most irritating phrases...

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  1. Antarctican

    Antarctican TPF Noob!

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    As compiled by Oxford* researchers:

    1 - At the end of the day
    2 - Fairly unique
    3 - I personally
    4 - At this moment in time
    5 - With all due respect
    6 - Absolutely
    7 - It's a nightmare
    8 - Shouldn't of
    9 - 24/7
    10 - It's not rocket science


    (*possibly tempra, ferny, lostprophet, becky, Alex_B, Sandie, Gela etc during the recent Oxford meetup?)
     
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    kundalini Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    It's not the heat, it's the humidity

    Git 'er dun
     
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    You go girl/boy!
     
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    Hey, I love seeing more submissions! "Go fer it"
     
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    Number 4 should be: "At this POINT in time." which is used much more often than moment.

    skieur
     
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    ^^^ The original researchers are in the UK, so it could be that they say it that way "over there"
     
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    Git 'r' done


    Oh, and anytime anyone uses the word 'epic' when not referring to a long poem by Homer.
     
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    "just kidding"
    "Bless his/her heart"
     
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    You betcha!
     
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    Antarctican TPF Noob!

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    werd

    pwned
     
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    "paradigm shift"

    I'd hoped that died back when I was working for Boeing in the early 90's (our management was going through a 'paradigm shift' back then, it was THE buzzword) but now it's back with a vengeance.
     
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    interesting juxtaposition
     

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