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Language We Love To Hate

The Sound of Ideas
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 9:00 am
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Whatever was found to be the most annoying word for the fourth year in a row according to the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion. Also up there: "you know" and "it is what it is." For some folks the most annoying words are the ones that have made the leap from the computer screen to every day conversation: LOL, OMG, epic and selfie. What are the words that annoy you the most?

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Elizabeth Howard, Professor of English, Kent State University
P.K. Saha, Professor Emeritus of English and Linguistics, Case Western Reserve University
Sam Allard, Staff Writer, Scene Magazine

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