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The words "You're welcome" have been replaced with "No problem." That's one of my pet peeves.

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People who are perpetually late; glued to their phones; use text messages and e-mail predominately rather that phone calls; unkind people; complainers; those without any manners; pessimists; those who try to convert you to their religion or political affiliation


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U R so right, I say "Your welcome" also..there is no etiquette these days.  Do not parents teach them manners?  I am 63, and I am appalled at the rudeness, unapprecition, that people have, especially young people.

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My pet peeve is those that have/show basic manners... Holding the door open for ladies; Please and Thank you; Saying hello to a stranger...

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My biggest pet peeve is ignorance of people, when you hold the door for someone or assist them in some manner, they just continue on without a simple thank you.  I usally say " your welcome " to these people to see if I get a reaction.

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Hi Oklagramma,

 

Your handle brought to mind a story..  Having been raised in the South, I would entertain my bride (a California native) with colloquialisms which she had only heard on tv.  Sooo, when we were taking her first trip eastward - she was exposed to the real thing (speech-wise) in Oklahoma.  We had chatted with the gas station owner as we gassed up - and I know my bride was very pleased with the genuine friendliness - but, the best part came as we were getting back in our car and the lady gave us "Yall come bac now, ya heah?"

Even now - many decades later - the thought or mention of that occurrence brings smilesSmiley Happy to our faces.  

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@caroleenh...Hey! welcome back. When I saw your ID in my email I did a double take! N Cat Happy

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It absolutely irritates me when I hear people insert an "x" in a word instead of just the correct "s". For example, I've heard people (and supposedly educated people) say 'exspresso', 'exsteem', 'exscape', 'exspecially'.

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My pet peeves are lair, injustice, and gossip:

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