10 Most Annoying Things people say in the office

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If you want a sure fire way of being the most unpopular person at work, a new survey has revealed the 10 office related phrases people find most annoying.

The survey was conducted with a sample of 2,000 people by recruitment website Reed.co.uk. It found that not only was “Can I borrow you for a sec?” the most ‘overused’ phrase, but it was also the most annoying!

10 Most Annoying Things people say in the office

  • Can I borrow you for s sec?
  • How long is a piece of string?
  • Think outside the box
  • Teamwork, dreamwork
  • Keep me in the loop
  • Win-win
  • Pick your brains
  • I’m stacked
  • Blue sky thinking
  • Just playing devils advocate