The Marist Institute for Public Opinion polled Americans about what the most annoying word used in conversation is, and "whatever" won out with 47% of the vote. "Anyway" and "you know" (Caroline Kennedy's favorite) came in close, and completely beat out "at the end of the day," which received only 2% of the vote. Whatevs, I tots use it like, all the time when I txt my bffl. LOL! And vote on which word/phrase you think is most annoying: