Overheard and Pet Peeves: March 31, 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?

“It sounds like some kind of kinky cult.”

“Just got your voicemail and returned your call and left you a voicemail. However, I didn’t hang up the phone all the way, so you can probably just hear me typing in the background for five minutes. I apologize.”

“Well, he bought a bride ya know.”

“I need to come over more often…I’m still not used to the nakedness.”

“Now that I’ve touched them all, enjoy.”

“I want to be mummified, but I think it’s pretty expensive.”

“That woman looks like Vince Lombardi.”


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?

Squeaky chairs.

Self-righteous individuals who think their opinions are superior to everyone else’s and must be heard and/or seen by all, despite said individuals being too afraid to use their real, full name/return address on the anonymous comments they submit online or via postal mail.

Leaving a detailed voicemail for someone, only to have them call back a minute later and ask who you are and what you want.

The proposed sandhill crane hunting season in Wisconsin.

People who can’t take a joke!!

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