Are These The Most Annoying Phrases People Use At Work?
What would you add?
By Marilyn Nelson on April 25, 2018
We’re probably just as guilty of using a few of these annoying phrases every now and then, but that doesn’t mean its not annoying! We might even be annoying ourselves. A new survey finds 72% of us sometimes use annoying cliché phrases at work, even though we should know better. Here are the ones we say the most:
- Give 110%
- Think outside the box
- Hammer it out
- Heavy lifting
- Throw you under the bus
- Don’t count your chickens before they’ve hatched
- Pushing the envelope
- Let the cat out of the bag
- Let’s circle back
- Win-win situation
Some phrases that just missed the top 10 ate: Synergy, back to the drawing board, paradigm shift, touch base, I’ll loop you in and team player.
Fox News has the full list HERE.