SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileFor the second year in a row, the word “whatever” topped a Marist poll as the most irritating word in the English language, but “like,” and “you know what I mean” weren’t far behind, Reuters reported.The poll, which used a sample of 1,020 Americans, found 39 per cent voted the word “whatever” as the most irritating, 28 per cent voted for the word “like” and the phrase “you know what I mean” captured 15 per cent of the vote.There’s no doubt the English language is constantly evolving, and the internet is playing a big role driving this evolution. Earlier this year, The Guardian reported a published paper from the English Spelling society that concludes the “internet has revolutionized the English language, and made misspelling the norm.”In 2009, Reuters reported “unfriend” as the 2009 word of the year, originated from the act of removing a friend on a social networking website like Facebook.We are curious: What words irritate you the most? Take our survey and let us know.Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports. Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests.
Here she struck the cows, and converted them into grey stones. On coming up, the plunderers stood at these stones, and one of them, tapping with his broadsword the stone near him, said he felt sure this was “the Bed of the White Cow” (Bo Bhn). Here a young cowherd meets a lady from the lake, who he marries.
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The hit sitcom also accounted for all five of ABC’s wins tonight to up the Alphabet Network’s total to eight, including last week’s Creative Arts Emmy wins. HBO lead the field, as usual, with 19, but only four of those came tonight, and PBS is hot on Mr. Premium’s heels this year with 14, thanks to some smashing Masterpiece programming..