Each year since 1971, Lake Superior State
University in Michigan has compiled its list of
words people don\’t want to hear again.
Strike this word from you conversations: whatever. For the fourth year in a row, a Marist Poll survey ranks the word the most annoying in the American lexicon.
The Oxford Dictionary is adding a slew of new
words to the English language, many of which
have been used in everyday language for a while.