pet peeves

Topics: Mobile phone, Public library, Public space Pages: 2 (618 words) Published: July 17, 2014

                                                                Pet Peeves Pet peeves, everyone has them. Some people make their peeves known; others just grit their teeth and keep their annoyance to themselves. My pet peeves include my husband talking loudly in public on the phone, people using their phones in public, and the way people care for their kids. These are just a few of my pet peeves that I want to talk about.  My husband is one of the worst about talking to loud on his phone in public. One day in particular comes to mind. We were going to walk into a restaurant, and his phone rang. He answered it and began to talk. I started to walk slower, hoping he would do the same. He did not even realize that he was almost yelling. As we were walking into the restaurant he continued to talk and people turn their heads to see who was talking so loudly. I was trying to get him to hurry up, but that was not happening. I could just see other people around us looking at him wishing he would hang up his phone. He finally finished his call and hung up his phone. This does not happen often, but when it does I try to remind him that he has many pet peeves and his loud talking is one of mine. It is possibly my biggest pet peeve.

Furthermore, phone etiquette in general is one of my pet peeves. Don’t get me wrong, cell phones are great; I just really wish that someone would write a book on the proper way to use a cell phone. If there ever was such a book the author would be a millionaire instantly. Cell phones exploded on to the scene so fast and furious that many people did not have time to think. It is understandable for people not to understand proper phone etiquette. The ability to talk wirelessly to anyone, and everyone from almost anywhere in the world has been around now for many years. People should know that there is a proper time and place to use a cell phone. I can understand if a call comes into a person’s phone that is an emergency. However it is not an...
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