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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pet_peeve

A pet peeve or pet aversion is a minor annoyance that an individual identifies as particularly annoying to himself, to a greater degree than others may find. Origins[ edit].

www.grammarphobia.com/blog/2006/12/the-pedigree-of-pet-peeve.html

Dec 17, 2006 ... Q: Where does the phrase “pet peeve” come from? ... referring to something that bugs you, is relatively recent in origin and dates to about 1919.

www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=pet+peeve

"thing that provokes one most," 1919, from pet (n.1) in the adjectival sense " especially cherished" (1826), here in jocular or ironic use with peeve (n.).

joshmosey.wordpress.com/2015/06/11/on-the-origin-of-pet-peeves

Jun 11, 2015 ... As a phrase, “pet peeve” is fairly young, dating back to the early 1900's. The components of the phrase go back further. I won't go into the origin ...

walkinthewords.blogspot.com/2008/06/etymology-of-pet-peeves.html

Jun 11, 2008 ... Returning to yesterday's post, the phrase pet peeve is an interesting one and I started to wonder how it came about. The word peeve actually ...

www.quora.com/What-is-a-pet-peeve-and-how-did-the-term-come-into-being

What is a 'pet peeve' and how did the term come into being? To me, "pet peeve" is ... As for its origin, read this brief: The pedigre...

www.dictionary.com/browse/pet-peeve

Pet peeve definition, a particular and often continual annoyance; personal bugbear: This train service is one of my pet ... Word Origin and History for pet peeve

www.visualthesaurus.com/cm/dictionary/peeves-hates-and-aversions

Jan 16, 2013 ... Are "pet peeves" particularly American? ... That fact alone tells us that the origin goes back further, and Google Books yields a couple of slightly ...

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=pet%20peeve

Related to the word peeve meaning an annoyance or grievance, a pet peeve is something that a person has adopted(like a pet) to be extra annoying or ...