According to CNN, "absolutely" is overused, and thus, absolutely obnoxious. But some people have decided to get all scientific in their quest to find out which word should be crowned the most annoying. Following their nationwide poll, Marist has declared that "whatever" is officially the most annoying word. Forty-seven percent of Americans cannot stand the word. Cher from Clueless would be like totally bummed!
Which word gets under your skin more: "whatever" or "absolutely." Write-in votes are welcome in the comments.