Are These The Most Annoying Phrases People Use At Work?

What would you add?

By Marilyn Nelson on April 25, 2018
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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:

  1. Give 110%
  2. Think outside the box
  3. Hammer it out
  4. Heavy lifting
  5. Throw you under the bus
  6. Don’t count your chickens before they’ve hatched
  7. Pushing the envelope
  8. Let the cat out of the bag
  9. Let’s circle back
  10. 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.

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