"The 10/20/50/100 top actors/films/pop songs/comedy/drama/quizes/holiday destinations/etc."
And "as voted for by you-the-viewer/Daily Mail readers/Sun page 3 viewers/Guardian Columnists etc"
The cost is simple and they spice it up with C-list celebrities who act as talking heads but often have little or no obvious relevance to the list in question beyond a good agent and a low fee.
Well, for want of anything better to do, and in line with the many meaningless things Universities do today, Oxford has compiled its list of:
"The ten most irritating phrases"
Here is their list:
The top ten most irritating phrases:
1 - At the end of the day
2 - Fairly unique
3 - I personally
4 - At this moment in time
5 - With all due respect
6 - Absolutely
7 - It's a nightmare
8 - Shouldn't of
9 - 24/7
10 - It's not rocket science
This being Eng-Tips, I know we can do better.