The Wednesday Read: “It Is What It Is”

Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them. – Henry Ford

A new Marist Poll found that for the ninth consecutive year, Americans say “whatever” is the most annoying word or phrase used in casual conversation.

The Marist Poll also found:

33% of Americans consider “whatever” to be the most annoying word or phrase. The recent addition of “fake news” takes second place with 23% followed closely by “no offense, but” with 20%. 11% think “literally” is the most grating word used in conversation while 10% assert “you know what I mean” is the most agitating.

You can read more about the poll HERE.

The phrase that ticked me off the most in 2017 is “It is what it is.”

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