I can’t stand when people use, in print or in voice, methinks.
[I warned you this post was shallow.]
I don’t care if people can’t spell, or can’t tell their colon from their semi-colon, or don’t know their there’s from one another but I hate the pomposity of methinks.
Methinks there should be a burning of methinks. It isn’t funny. Don’t use it.
Except to say I’m not alone: see here.
(What irks you in current language? You’re not allowed to be all pedantic and bring up fewer/less; or be Mr Apostrophe Man; or say how people misuse uninterested and disinterested. You can say how you hate “gotten”, but. Or how people end a sentence with but.)