According to a public opinion survey, there are definitely some words in the English language that are more annoying than others.
The poll was taken in early December by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion. Find out which words were rated the most annoying by Americans in 2013.
This casual word was rated the most annoying word by 38 percent of 1,173 adults surveyed. That's up from 32 percent in 2012.
Despite Facebook's enormous popularity, 22 percent of those surveyed rated this the second most annoying word.
3. "You know"
18 percent of those surveyed felt this popular expression was the third most annoying.
4. "Just sayin'"
14 percent thought this expression was annoying.
Six percent of those surveyed do not like this word.
In the same survey, Marist pollsters asked what political word or phrase Americans would like to see disappear in 2014.
At 41 percent, this is the number one political word that Americans wish would go away in 2014.
30 percent of those surveyed do not want to hear this word in 2014.
11 percent said this word is annoying.
4. "Fiscal cliff"
10 percent voted for this word to go away.
4 percent voted this word annoying.
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