I Wish People Would Be More Polite

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    It Is Just Rude

    To keep right on talking while someone keeps interrupting you.Or how dare you keep trying to have conversation with a person in front of you and someone steps between the both of you and starts talking to that person.  It is just extremely rude for you to say thank you in...
    mtvlm mtvlm
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Sep 7, 2011

    Very Much So

    Yet it extends to beyond politeness, to a basic recognition of other people being individuals. That petty things in the long-run do not matter and I am extremely glad for you if they are the most severe frustration and pain you have had to go through, particularly those...
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    1 Response Feb 10, 2009

    You Ain't Lying!!

    My co-workers are so hideously rude. They speak to one another, vendors, and clients as if they are undisciplined 5 year olds. They're so snappy and hostile; nothing is in the form of a question. Noone says hello, have a good evening, please, thank you, or anything slightly...
    mefirstGIMME mefirstGIMME
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 20, 2007

    There Once Was A Time....

    when good manners were IMPORTANT. When almost everyone had a sword or dagger on their hip. When almost everyone had a gun at the ready. Once upon a time, one could flat out KILL someone for being rude, insulting one's mother, wife, girlfriend, husband, family, or child and they...
    wecanbefun wecanbefun
    Mar 18, 2012

    So someone just spoke to me on here,

    tried to be dominate and basically black mail me. Manners cost nothing, basic politeness is attractive in many ways. It just infuriates me when people can't be kind and inviting. I just had to vent this, I hope this guy learns some manners in the future - must suck to be him...
    vulkj vulkj
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 9, 2015

    Can A Bad House Guest Remain A Good Friend?

    “Make yourself at home,” is what we tell our house guests. And we mean it. I need my house guests to feel comfortable enough to help themselves from the refrigerator, so that I don’t have to wait on them hand and foot. And most importantly, I hope they will treat my home...
    MaxineR MaxineR
    36-40, F
    Feb 29, 2012
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