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THE most irritating phrases

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SueMaid Report 12 Dec 2012 23:29

"We need to be on the same page" and "Let's open dialogue".


Island Report 12 Dec 2012 23:25

Tosser :-S


JackBunion Report 12 Dec 2012 23:16

Javelin :-S


Island Report 12 Dec 2012 13:36



David Report 11 Dec 2012 09:28

118 118 operators where is that? how dow you spell that? What town?


JackBunion Report 11 Dec 2012 09:27

"Bear with me" I always take that as an order and usually have my shirt off before they find what I want :-) ;-)


maggiewinchester Report 11 Dec 2012 00:41

'Bear with me'

I answer the phone at work all day, and NEVER use that phrase. I'd rather say 'Hang on a minute', but usually say,
'This may take some time - how about you e-mail me, then I'll reply when the system's responding, or the hamsters come out of hibernation, whichever is quickest'

(We've got a new system at work that is very slow and slows down every other system we use - but obviously is the 'brainchild' of a friend of higher management)

Bear with me - No, you push on your own!!!


JackBunion Report 10 Dec 2012 22:49

"Next week, there will be arctic conditions across UK. Temperatures will plummet to below 20C " (headline every second week in Daily Mail or Daily Express between 1st October and 31st May)


Haribo Report 7 Dec 2012 19:35

When you ask someone to confirm what day/date it is...... ie, 'is today the 7th?' and they say ' Yeah, all day'?.....! A very irritating unamusing reply!


JackBunion Report 7 Dec 2012 19:12

"Dearly beloved" What!!!! All of them!!!! What about miserable old Tom in the back pew?


maggiewinchester Report 7 Dec 2012 18:59

I get home from work at 5:30 - and 'Jamies 15 minute meals' is on.
I can't stand him! He repeats the same phrases night after night - and his meals seem to consist mainly of cous cous, rice and chilli

'Just give it a wazz'
'a bi' uh' something


Maryanna Report 7 Dec 2012 17:40

I was in town earlier. A man passed a woman coming the other way and said " Hi, how are you ? Allright ? Good" and walked on. She didn't even open her mouth. M


GinN Report 7 Dec 2012 17:32

"May contain nuts" on something that is obviously a nut product!


David Report 7 Dec 2012 17:01

Your home is at risk if you do not keep up payments on your mortgage


GinN Report 7 Dec 2012 14:56

At the end of the day.......

My hubby is ALWAYS saying it, even the grandchildren skit him for it!


David Report 7 Dec 2012 12:50

At the end of the's night


MargarettawasMargot Report 7 Dec 2012 12:34

..and at the end of the day......

it's doable.....

What sort of word is "doable"?? Why can't they say "possible"?




lilybids Report 7 Dec 2012 12:07

That was your day and age :-|


GinN Report 7 Dec 2012 11:56

"Cheer up, love, it may never happen!"

Just 'cos my mouth naturally turns down at the corners!


PollyinBrum Report 7 Dec 2012 11:32

"This telephone call may be recorded for training purposes" :-|