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Are these the most annoying words of 2017?

Chris Kenny
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‘Fake news’  leaps out at Chris Kenny, but what other words got up our noses this year?

Australian author and journalist Kel Richards tells Chris plenty of words annoyed us in 2017.

“Some make your fingernails curl. We are heirs to the language of Shakespeare. Realise that and use it better.

“How about ‘alternative facts’? We’re journalists, Chris. The facts are the facts, aren’t they?”

Sustainable, carbon footprint and gamechanger also made the list.

“I saw in a shop window the other day the phrase ‘handcrafted’. I felt like going in and saying, ‘I didn’t think you made it with your feet!'”

Click PLAY below to hear the words we hated this year

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