Thursday, February 08, 2007

Thursday Thirteen-Rude Things I've Heard People Say

Some were said to me directly, a couple at other people in my presence. A couple of them were said by the same person. Some of them you're not going to believe but trust me-I didn't make any of these up. I have a freakishly vivid ability to remember things which is why I'm always surprised that people-strangers, even, are constantly telling me their secrets and extra info that I didn't really want to know-but that's a story for another day. Actually I was inspired by Des' post from yesterday, she talked about "mock-liments" a term I love and have now stolen from her(hope you don't mind)-if you're one of her regular readers then you should be able to guess at least one of them. I've been guilty of blurting out some insensitive things myself-more than once, of course, but I'll keep those for next week's. If you want to know which were directed at me --check back.

Thirteen Insensitive/Rude Things I've Heard People Say:

1. It must suck being so short.
2. I saw your makeover on the news yesterday, the lighting made your acne look worse than in person.
3. Your sister's a bitch, but, I like you.
4. I'd invite you (to dinner), but the people we're meeting aren't your kind of people.
5. Your from (insert name of a country)? Man, I heard the prostitutes were really hot there.
6. Let me help you with that, she doesn't know what she's doing-she's just the bikini salesgirl here. She wouldn't know a clue about that.
7. You're hair is really long, where do you get your extensions done?
8. I feel so comfortable in your apartment because it always looks like shit so I don't feel like I have to dress up to come over here.
9. I liked you better with a beard-it's all too much face now.
10. Do they make strange click, click sounds when they're talking where you're from? That's pretty weird!
11. Why do you need a blue tooth-you're like nobody important.
12. I'm going to get some lemon cake but maybe you should skip desert.
13. I wish I could wear tacky clothes and get away with it, but somehow it suits you.

I'll give the answer for 2 of them since those are the easiest to figure out. #1-I've heard that all my life since I stopped growing in the 5th grade and even then everyone else was taller than me but the response to that is always Hellll Nooo. It does not suck being short and the reasons why it doesn't suck being short will one day be one of my future TTs! Still's not a nice thing to say.
Obviously #9 wasn't directed at me since I've never had a beard nor the ability to grow one. I swear!

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Heather said...

People don't always think, huh?

Laurie said...

I can't believe the stuff that comes out of some people's mouths, my own included *blush*.

Chickadee said...

OMG...I'm sure you're shocked sometimes at the things that some people say. But usually people say stuff without thinking. Ugh.

My 13 are up.

super des said...

I love #8 and #13. I'm pretty sure I've said both of those, whether on purpose or not.

And feel free to steal any terms you wish. I coin them for the people!

ancsweetnsassygal said...

I can sympathize with #1 since I barely top 5'. Oh the comments I have heard too. Great TT and happy Thursday.

Madge said...

I agree with Heather...

Amy said...

As Stephanie from Full House used to say, "How ruuuuuude!"

Wait, did I just admit I used to watch Full House???

Happy T13!

Courtney said...

A guy once made fun of me for being short, he then walked under a tree and got whacked in the face. It was great!

MsLittlePea said...


amy said...

I cant believe that.. Thanks for letting us in on those!