Most annoying pet peeves

Evening traffic on Austin highways.
Evening traffic on Austin highways.

(KXAN) — Find yourself getting frustrated with loud kids or with someone tailgating you? You aren’t alone.

A new Harris Poll looked at what annoys Americans the most, and it turns out it’s quite a long list.

Topping the list with 86 percent is ill-behaved children, which is closely followed with openly rude people at 85 percent.

Slobs and people who are always late tied with 80 percent.

Some of the others

  • Loud talkers: 71 percent
  • People who talk loud on their phones: 65 percent
  • Those who stuff too much in the overhead bin while flying: 65 percent
  • Tailgaters: 53 percent
  • Emails written in capitalized letters: 40 percent
  • Reply-All emails: 51 percent
  • Unsolicited grammar advice: 43 percent
  • Social media complainers: 55 percent
  • And finally one that Texans can really relate to: People who constantly complain about the heat, which is 57 percent provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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