And don't get me started on text messages with the idiotic shortening of actual words: R U OK? C U L8R...etc.A whole generation of kids is going to have no clue how to spell simple words...even worse when adults do it! I don't like text messages;just freaking call and don't waste time!
2} Excessive Cell Phone Abuse: Even as early as a decade ago,people got along fine without cell phones.I get so tired of people wandering through the store talking on the phone and giving an inventory of what is on the shelves,seeing people constantly checking messages,people pumping gas while yammering away and still going at it when they pay,answering calls during a meal out [incredibly rude,by the way].Ever overheard a conversation? Yeah,it's usually something that isn't life or death,but "Hey,what's going on?"
And we've all been in traffic behind the twit who keeps tapping the brakes because they are talking on the phone and oblivious to what's going on.
3} Being The Sober Person In The Room:I drink very rarely,if at all.Ever had the pleasure of talking with someone who's had a few too many or just getting in the initial "buzz stage" where they think all that falls out of their mouth is oh-so-clever? I'd rather have a PAP smear than have to be around someone who's definately under the influence.Even my best friend can irk the heck out of me to the point where I just walk out because I don't want to hear slurring and pointless chatter.
Drunks are also an occupational hazard sometimes,so I bite my tongue a lot at events.I've catered so many weddings where people just act like morons and it kind of ruins it for me.I dread weddings,even as a guest.I was raised by a drunk and I can do without flashbacks to my childhood,thank you! My mother would do the crazy "Mommie Dearest" stuff,so you can imagine.
4} Obese Children:Look,in some cases,it is hereditary.I understand that,but when I see my former business partner's 90lb 7 year old son,it makes me cringe.She'd feed that kid all manner of fried s**t,would cater to what he wanted all the time,would reward/placate with food [and he'd throw a tantrum if he didn't get what he wanted] and would allow him to sit on his fat butt all day with his Playstation.Good God,take away the TV,the video games,the computer and give that kid a chance at having a life! Take a walk [she could have afforded to lose a few pounds herself],read a book,motivate the child and lead by example!
A seven year old boy should not have tits and a gut that hangs over his waistband.
I asked her once how proud she'd be of herself when he develops diabetes [at an epidemic rate for kids in this country] before he even graduates high school because she didn't bother to instill healthy eating habits...or the torture of him being made fun of in school because he's the "fat kid".Just pathetic.
5} Excessive Use Of The Word "Amazing": It's a stupid pet peeve,I know...but I hate that word because it seems to be overused as heck.I also dislike the word "genre".
6} Celebrities:Well,the young,slutty,drunken ones who drive the wrong way down a freeway,get involved in homemade porn,breed without thinking of the consequences,and think that they are above the law and "common people".
They also use the word "amazing" entirely too much:)
7} "Reality" television: I won't even expound on it:crazy: