What Words Do You HATE?

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  1. Connemara

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    I can't STAND it when mainstream papers refer to the fed funds rate as "key rate." Everytime something happens you'll see a headline of "Fed cuts key rate." In an ideal world, Americans would know what the fed funds rate is...but I bet at least half of the country has no clue.
     
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    Confusing "that" and "which".
     
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    alternations instead of alterations.
     
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    HomerJ Senior member

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    Specific to this forum:

    "spot on"

    starting thread titles with "so"
     
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    Wait, you smell that?
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    Brad Senior member

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    On a similar note: ointment.
     
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    When ditzy girls use 'cute.'

    Although, I'm guilty.
     
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    leverage

    Dude, leverage makes the world go round.
     
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    "orientated" - no such word
    "Nucular" - no such word
    "basically" - as a preface to each spoken thought or sentence passage. Overused and passe since the 70's.
    "Window treatment" - why in hell is this speak so ubiquitous? Most annoying.
    Forgot to add: "Technology" No such thing really if everything these days is virtual.
     
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    Being at business school, all the crap words related to thinking in a strategic manner and misused and abused these words and this concept is.

    Agree about utilize vs. use.

    From my work:

    sustainable
    streetscape
     

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