October 19, 2013
ENG 101 B5Z1
We Can’t Choose Them—Roommates
Are we really that different? Every day we deal with different kinds of people. These people could be a customer in front of you in a check outline, friends, classmates, or even your roommates. So let’s talk about roommates. Roommates can be categorized in there different groups, “Too Friendly Shelly”, “Seriously Stuck-up Christy”, and “Plain Rude Pru”. These three types of people will contribute to a seriously long semester away at college. Having to stay in the same dorm room with anyone of these three types of roommates will be an adventure. There will always be a memorable moment rather is be peace and quiet or drama central. Staying in a dorm with “Too Friendly Shelly”, “Seriously Stuck-up Christy”, “Plain Rude Pru”, and “Studious Mary” will either make you or break you. You may become seriously stressed and extremely home sick but if you push through the nervous breakdown you will make it through the semester. The “Too Friendly Shelly” will be the one sitting on your bed right beside you when you go to sleep at night and wake up in the morning. By the end of the second night you two will know everything there is to know about one another’s family and even down to the color toe nail polish that is your favorite. You find yourself not wanting to look at or even speak to “Too Friendly Shelly” because there is always a never ending story about the route she took from the dorm room to class that morning and the birds that she stopped to feed in between classes. As if I you are not trying to study for your mid-terms. “Too Friendly Shelly” was the only child that grew up in the back country for real. The bed next to “Too Friendly Shelly” is “Seriously Stuck-up Christy”. “Seriously Stuck-up Christy” will not be the one that will give you much heartache because she is too worried about herself. Will the persistent anal ways be what gets you? “Yes”. If you walk by her...
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