PET PEEVES

EV­ERY­ONE HAS AT LEAST ONE

Style Magazine - - Lifestyle -

Pet peeves test our re­silience, make us ques­tion the mean­ing of life, and drive us all up the wall, re­gard­less of our ‘whoosa’s ’and‘ ohm’s’.

What fol­lows is a break-down of some ‘things we love to hate’.

Good luck.

NOISY EATERS

Chew, chew, gulp, swish, slurp, chew.

The guy at the ta­ble next to you is en­joy­ing his food im­mensely.

You’ve lost your ap­petite.

“VAGUEBOOKERS”

Face­book post: “I am done with dis­hon­est peo­ple”, or “Heart­bro­ken right now”.

Com­ment: “What hap­pened?”

Re­ply: “Doesn’t mat­ter.”

Well, ob­vi­ously it mat­ters. Tell us, or keep your drama to your­self.

AISLE CAMPERS

You know them: Peo­ple who see some­one they know, then stop to say hello and catch-up.

In the mid­dle of a crowded path / hall­way / aisle. Don’t mind me. I’ll just stand here and wait for you to fin­ish your con­ver­sa­tion.

UN­WEL­COME CONVERSATIONALISTS

These are peo­ple who will see you sit­ting by your­self, read­ing a book (do­ing ex­actly what you want to be do­ing).

They will take this as a sign that you des­per­ately need con­ver­sa­tion and they will save you from your lone­li­ness, ru­in­ing the para­graph you were read­ing.

But, hey. You’ve made a new friend.

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