ANSWERS: 59
  • There are a few, yes. How about you? ;-)
  • Kepp your eyes peeled. Your eyes PEELED? What the hell?!
  • whatever... 24/7 in the loop... walk me through that... aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaggggggggggggggggggggghhhhhhhh!
  • The one that grates on me is 'There's no 'I' in 'team''. Please, please can we respell that word?
  • What the heck, I'll vent this one.... When sportscasters (particularly basketball announcers) talk about the difference between two time clocks in the game and they use the word "differential". For example, "the shot clock and the game clock have a 2.3 second differential". A differential has an exact technical mathematical definition. It is NOT a synonym for difference. I think what bothers me about it is that probably one sportscaster started using it because he thought it sounded "smarter" than using 'difference'. Then other sportscasters copied him instead of looking the word up.
  • Read my lips - to make a long story short, at the end of the day, bottom line, I would have to say that in my estimation, it grates on my nerves when all and sundry get on their high horse and advise me to forgive and forget.
  • Oh where do I begin... "Thats Hot" - no it isnt. Youre just lame. "Like, OH MY GOD!" -I cant even begin to explain all that is wrong with this statement. Those are my top two, I think.
  • Yes. "The whole gamut" irritates me. It's VERY redundant. Also redundant, even though I use it frequently: "the old adage". Adage IMPLIES that it is old, just as GAMUT is representative of a whole range of things... But, remember, I am grouchy and nit-picking. :-)
  • Irregardless.
  • I hate when people use computer jargon in real life like LOL or OMG. Kills me.
  • My Country right or wrong.
  • At the end of the day...... (it gets dark I believe) Never let the sun set on an argument (shoot the git instead) What goes around comes around (hmmm a carousel perhaps) Time waits for no man (unless you are at the doctors.... where time has no meaning)
  • I know most will disagree with me, because they find comfort in this expression. But I can't stand hearing "God will never give you anything you can't handle'. If that were true there would be no suicides (and it would be a really cruel thing to say to someone in Darfur or many other places in this world)
  • there sure are! here goes... that bugs. everything happens for a reason. it could be worse (yeah, and it could be better). jesus saves (at walmart?) literally (when used incorrectly, which seems to be the majority of the time these days) fresh baked (it probably isn't fresh, just freshly baked.) gitmo (when did a prison get such a cutesy name?) that's hot. talk to the hand. (glad i haven't heard this one it a bit) new & improved!
  • This is a good question. I hate it when people use new "smart-sounding" words when the old standbys will do just fine. At my company, everyone says "interface" a lot. As in... have you had a chance to interface with John yet? Why the hell don't they just say "have you had a chance to talk with John yet" AARRRRGGGG!!!!
  • My annoying social studies teacher just happens to say all of these, and he repeats them OVER AND OVER again (I'm talking 5 or 6 times in a 1 minute period). "Dish it out" "On the flip side" "That is just totally bogus" (yep. 40 year old man. Saying "totally" *AND* "bogus") Actually...most expressions annoy me greatly. Unless they are famous quotes, such as "Carpe diem" and "No one has the right to make you feel inferior without your consent." But those idiomatic expressions that are soo overused..don't like 'em.
  • I'm choosing to put this as an answer instead of a comment. SimplyKate, hats off to you Girl! Your comment to your downrating really touched. My dad was messed up in Vietnam too. And no, it's not our Country right or wrong, so I'll go with you to answer the question. I flat out don't like that. Our Country's been wrong a lot. We need to stand tall to make it right!
  • This is going to hurt me more than......
  • I find it highly offensive if someone calls me a stud. A stud is a male animal that is utterly useless other then to impregnate female animals. On top of this in our modern culture it has basically come to mean the same as "male slut"
  • I hate "It's always the last place you look". Well of course it bloody well is! You're not going to keep looking once you've found it now are you?!
  • When people say "I need to clean house" instead of "I need to clean THE house". That one really pushes my buttons.
  • check your self before you wreck yourself
  • "Shake a leg" (Hurry up) "Let's brainstorm" I hate that one.
  • "At least it can't get worse..."
  • Are we having fun yet? How am I supposed to respond to this kind of question? Grrr
  • Let's give 110%! (Impossible) Are we having fun yet? (I hear it all the time at work) Tell me something I don't know.
  • "i have to pee like a russian race horse." i don't even think that's the correct expression.
  • "If all your friends jumped off a bridge would you do that too?" that must be in the parent handbook on under the "how to end an argument" chapter. cant say i wont recycle it on my own kids when the get older.
  • "Wigger" I can't stand that word. Makes me want to send anyone who uses it in front of me plummeting head first over the balcony. "Believe you me." It's not so much that I don't like this one. I just don't get where the word "you" is supposed to fit in. "If I told you, I'd have to kill you." The first time I heard this one, my husband (then boyfriend) said it to me during an argument, I had never heard it before and at the time it reeeeeally pi**ed me off.
  • Ya i hate these ones. 'no i dont want to go to bed with you' 'Sorry, bars closed'
  • we have a friend that asks "seriously?" about everything! it drives me nuts and i give him all kinds of absurd answers to his dumb question, but he never seems to realize that i'm making fun of him, oh well.
  • i dont know if anyone else posted this one but i hate that saying Paris hilton "invented" "thats hott" that is the most annoying thing ANYONE can say...if i hear it i just want to hurt the person who said it
  • Yes, pretty much every expression/saying that is a term derived from e-bonics for example: "ballin!" "nefs ike tizzy banger" "gaa-errrr!" etc.
  • "That's how we roll!" I dont know why but that always makes me angry
  • When some people say, in a sarcastic way: "Oh well.." I hate it!
  • probably the one that i despised the most when i was young was that pompous statement,well when you get older,you ll understand these things.
  • i hate when people say "i could care less", instead of saying "i couldnt care less". ugh barf! and it's worse when people try to justify it by interpreting it in weird nonsensical ways. please dont!
  • "The good die young." Sure, it sounds nice and all when someone young dies. But try saying at someone's graduation, or your grandmothers 70th birthday.
  • There is nothing to fear but fear itself. Hate it.. hate it..hate it but thanks for letting me get that off my chest finally.
  • I really hate the expression - "you must have too much time on your hands" Like how I spend my time is so useless and wasted! I wanna strangle whoever says that!
  • 'I could eat a scabby horse, then chase the jockey'. So, you're so hungry you'd eat a horse (ew), covered in scabs (ew!), then chase the jockey to eat him too (eeewwww!!!!)? Oh, and 'eat your heart out'
  • I hate when people say "tough" because it bothers me that they don't even listen to me they just are like life isn't fair it sucks...
  • This will hurt me more than it hurts you (no it probably won't) I think you should move on (to what, where? Are you going to come with? doesn't make sense) The grass is always greener on the other side (sounds hopeless)
  • It's in the pudding. No, it is not, shut up. It's like if something was that simple, the expression wouldn't be used to conclude a half hour long speech. All that positive mushy crap that merely serves to dismiss someone who came to you with their problems and you use because you don't care, like the plethora of ''It will get better'' or ''every storm has an end'' and then all the ''advice'' that caters to fake wisdom and that the person has absolutely no idea wtf they're talking about beyond not wanting to hear me whine lol. Things like ''they're just as afraid as you as you are of them'' or ''they'll get theirs in the end'' or again ''you reap what you sow''. I'm not saying those can't be true, but they're pretty much used for just about anything. Hey mom, the cat's dead! ''You reap what you sow!'' But- ''You reap what you SOW!'' Or not particularly a saying, but for some reason it completely irks me when you ask someone something and they go; I have no way of knowing. That doesn't denounce incertitude as much as it does either denial or giving in without a fight. Wussies.
  • "Practice makes perfect." What's not readily acknowledged is, if you practice doing something INCORRECTLY, you become PERFECTLY incorrect".
  • I know this is an old question but I had to add: "In the cool light of day" - Shit I hate that one, sports journalists use it all the time over here.
  • Before their time or ahead of their time. When said about ancient civiliations building or doing something. If they could do it then it was of their time.
  • Anyone playing "the devil's advocate".
  • Apsolutley!
  • "This, that and the other" - it bring back memories of a bad first marriage.
  • 'ever so', 'at this present moment in time', 'watchachuck'.....
  • "The bottom line is..."
  • "That's so cool!" Should be stricken from society. Oh, and the obvious, "That's hot!" Could we get a bit more creative than these?
  • My toes curl when newscasters tell us how someone or another "went missing". Isnt that like a double verb or something??
  • Heart of hearts....as in "my heart of hearts...." What the hell does that mean??
  • i completely understand, i feel your pain, if i were you
  • sleeping like a baby babies sleep with the risk of dying from suffocation if they roll over how is this peaceful??????? the apple of my eye it doesn't make sense and i just really dont like it.
  • When somebody loses something and they finally find it and say "of course! in the last place i looked!" well no crap. ya gonna keep looking for something you already found? or when you're at the movies and something cool happens and somebody says "did you just see that!" my answer is always "no. i totally just missed what happened. I paid 7.95 so i could sit here and look at everything except the GIGANTIC screen in front of my face."

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