Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

The word 'whatever' literally irritating

Email

"Whatever."

This ultimate statement of apathy -- popularized by Kurt Cobain in the lyrics of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" -- has been identified by Americans as the most irritating word in the English language.

Advertisement
Archive Material - Subscription required to continue reading Log in or activate your account if you are a current Wadena Pioneer Journal subscriber. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement