Benefit scroungers top UK’’s ”100 most annoying things” listOctober 4th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Benefit scroungers have topped the UK list of ”100 most annoying things for 2008.”
The Lactofree survey for the most irritating things this year has claimed that people in UK have high disregard for benefit scroungers, followed by the credit crunch, which stands at the second place.
Irritating tailgaters claims the third spot, while those much-hated cold callers take the fourth position in the poll.
People who read over your shoulder make many Britons furious and are standing at the fifth position.
And ironically, Prime Minister Gordon Brown also features high above in people’’s hate-list, and has been placed at number six.
At number 7, is Fiona Phillips-the 47-year-old breakfast presenter who is known for her cringe-worthy interviews, especially her on-screen gaffes. Britons have claimed that being bloated makes them cringe a lot, and have thus ranked it at the eighth position.
Rounding up at number nine and ten are rising fuel prices and falling house prices respectively.
“It highlights how intolerant we are as a nation, with even the smallest things really annoying us,” The Daily Star quoted Louise Barton, from dairy drink Lactofree, as saying.
Brits” 100 most annoying things for 2008 are:
1. Benefit scroungers 2. The credit crunch 3. Tailgaters 4. Cold callers 5. People reading over your shoulder 6. Gordon Brown 7. Fiona Phillips 8. Being bloated 9. Rising fuel prices 10. Falling house prices 11. The wet summer 12. Middle lane drivers 13. Constipation 14. Bossiness 15. Slow internet connections 16. Being put on hold 17. Pregnant women smoking 18. Someone nicking your parking spot 19. Stepping in dog poo 20. Jehovah’’s Witnesses 21. Debt companies advertising on TV 22. Skinny people who complain they are fat 23. Queue jumpers 24. Bullying 25. Noisy neighbours 26. Nosey neighbours 27. People parking in disabled bays when they aren”t disabled 28. Junk mail 29. Snobs 30. Noisy eaters 31. Dog owners who don”t clean up after their pets 32. People putting our Olympic achievements down 33. Novelty ringtones 34. Automated phone systems 35. Chavs 36. People who walk slowly 37. People who take their kids to shops and let them run riot 38. Amy Winehouse 39. Sienna Miller’’s love life 40. Rude shop staff 41. Wasps 42. Diarrhoea 43. Cristiano Ronaldo 44. People who have their mobile turned off when you really need to get hold of them 45. Dannii Minogue 46. Mosquitoes 47. Kids kicking the back of your chair on a plane 48. Hangovers 49. The hot water running out when you want to take a bath 50. Buses not arriving on time 51. Heather Mills 52. James Blunt 53. Reformed smokers 54. People talking on their mobile on public transport 55. Headaches 56. The smoking ban 57. Toothache 58. Litter bugs 59. Spots 60. People who write “text back” in texts 61. Scientology 62. Russell Brand 63. Screaming kids 64. Alistair Darling 65. Traffic wardens 66. Americans 67. Roadworks 68. Big Brother 69. Pete Doherty 70. Runny nose 71. PDAs (public displays of affection) 72. Flat tyres 73. Ashley Cole 74. Tax returns 75. Finding out that you”ve run out of toilet paper when you really need the loo 76. Boasters 77. Not having change when you really need it 78. Carol Vorderman 79. Paper cuts 80. Stepping in chewing gum 81. Bad hair days 82. Charley Uchea off Big Brother 83. Mothers-in-law 84. Cashiers giving you your change on top of a receipt 85. Posh Spice 86. CDs that jump 87. Stubbing your toe 88. Getting something in your eye 89. Losing your glasses 90. Cat hair that sticks to your clothes 91. Children who cough in your face 92. Losing your passport 93. People ramming the back of your heels with trolleys 94. Rubbish opening times at doctors and dentists 95. Kate Garraway 96. Email spam 97. People using mobiles in the quiet carriage on the train 98. People who don”t remove their shoes in the house 99. Naomi Campbell 100. Troublesome computer printers
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