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Hmmm. The word that has always annoyed me is "hopefully". I also tend to
laugh at "leverage", "get traction", and "Python". Can you tell that I
*really* dislike Python? :)
I've heard so many annoying words in my career (engineering, marketing,
sales, tech support, tech writing) that they no longer annoy me!
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Of Melissa Nelson
Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 6:32 PM
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Subject: Most annoying word
Just out of curiousity...what are your choices for the most annoying and
overused buzzword used in your office? I have a few words that as a
writer just make me cringe when someone uses them and even worse when
someone wants them in my writing. :) I won't mention them yet, as I am
interested in what you all choose. However, I will admit that I have
"The Apprentice" on in the background as I write this. Talk about
annoying words...spoken by annoying people :)
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