Overheard and Pet Peeves, Nov. 6


Are there tid-bits of conversations you’ve heard while standing in line at the grocery store, serving a table, or walking down the sidewalk that make you smile, cringe or laugh out loud?

“Get your perk out of my face.”

“I don’t know why they call it Hamburger Helper; it stands pretty good on its own.”

“I put on a do-rag and instantly wanted to clean the bathroom.”

“I didn’t start liking bad boys until I was old enough to know better.”

“People don’t drink water at weddings.”

“Life, liberty and the pursuit of drunkenness.”

“I thought you had high standards. Then I saw you hitting on the stoner dressed as the Mad Hatter.”

“It’s obvious Bernie Sanders is getting by solely on sex appeal.”


Is there something that really irks you, gets your goat, rubs you the wrong way, drives you up the wall, gets you bent out of shape, puts a stick in your craw, or makes you want to throw in the towel?

Businesses that use their kids and grandkids to make radio commercials. They are not cute, they are irritating.

Getting slapped in the face by a wet, falling leaf.

Going online and seeing an article spoiler for a television series episode you haven’t seen yet.

Stale Halloween candy.

Pouring a bowl of cereal before remembering you ran out of milk.

Be a part of the Pulse! Send over your SHOUT OUTS, OBSESSIONS, OVERHEARDS, or PET PEEVES to [email protected] with one of the above categories in the subject line…and, let us know if you’d prefer the submission be printed anonymously.

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