Archive for January, 2008
My wife is constantly correcting me whenever we order food at a drive-thru fast food place. I will inevitably say to the invisible person behind the speaker on the menu, “I want a hamburger, no cheese and a medium drink.” “You should say, ‘May I have a hamburger, no cheese and a drink, please?’” […]
Yesterday I got the following note from my friend Jas. I asked if I could share it with you, because it seems like manners and courtesy in public places continues to spiral downward at an alarming rate: “Yesterday I was in line cashing a handful of checks (yea…I get paid weekly but I’m also a […]
Mr. Smith is talking endlessly on his cell phone to his business partner back in Los Angeles. Brad is surfing the internet for porn while little Johnny is peeking between the seats to watch what Brad is tuning into while his mom sleeps. Tanya is texting expletive laden messages to her friend up in the […]
Okay…your turn. I’d like to hear some of your pet peeves that are manners related. What sends you into a rabid state?