‘Whatever’ Tops List Of Most Annoying Words Of 2012

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — What are the most annoying words of 2012?

According to an annual poll by Marist College in New York, “Whatever” tops the list for the fourth straight year.

Thirty-two percent of adults polled said they can’t, like, stand the word!

Next on the list? You guessed it: “Like” with 21 percent of the poll. That was followed by “Just Sayin’” and “You Know”.

Some other words that also made the list include “Twitterverse” and “Gotcha”.

The college collected data from more than 1,200 adults in a phone survey.

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