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I Don't Gossip

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    I Don't Want To Know!

    I hate gossip in every possible way.  Why do people gossip?  A recent example of this at work. Three women enjoying a discussion about a female colleague,  who as a married woman "apparently" was having an affair with the maintenance man!   Ooh, wow, how exciting!!.....not...
    teeny09 teeny09 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 8, 2011

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    ~road Toll~

    I never understood what gossip really meant until I was around 15 and came across this quote somehow; and I told myself there and then to never let it be me..."Gossip runs down more people than cars"
    JustLikeLouise JustLikeLouise 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25, 2011

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    I Used to Do It, But I Stopped

    I don't gossip because I found out the hard way (on many occasions) that gossip tends to backfire on one. And it just isn't a nice thing to do. I do talk about things and people at work with my family or with friends out of state who don't know any of the subjects of my stories...
    Aeolosoma Aeolosoma 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2008

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    I Try Hard Not To Anyway

    I really dislike gossip because you're talking about someone behind their back.  If it's good that's one thing but it usually isn't.  I've been on the other side of being talked about and it doesn't feel good and sometimes people will actually make things up and you...
    tenderheart08 tenderheart08 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 19, 2010

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    Gossiper

    Usually when a person gossips it turns out false facts anyways.  It can be 10% true and the next 90% all crocks.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Jun 24, 2011

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