Overheard and Pet Peeves: Dec. 15, 2017


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?

“Are you hungover or being introspective?”

“I’m not drunk! This is just how I get around people.”

“If you say ‘no’ all the time, people expect it. Then you’re good.”

“I thought you were going to say yoga pants and UGGs.”

“Let’s start a ‘Cool Hair ‘Eff Off’ campaign to get creepers and socially awkward heavy breathers to stop touching people-with-cool-hair’s hair.”

“82 black t-shirts, 5 with sleeves. I live in the wrong climate.”


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?

Dropping your tool while at the top of a ladder.

When you cut a piece of wrapping paper this much too short to completely cover the item you are wrapping.

Christmas curmudgeons.

When convincing the department store cashier that you aren’t interested in applying for a store credit card takes longer than your original transaction.

The states of Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho, as they prepare to allow grizzly hunting on the perimeters of Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks. – Sharon Thill

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