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16/04/2013 at 22:28
How is it possible not to say thank you when someone holds a door open for you? So many people in my work do this and I can never believe it even when it is someone I have seen do it before.
16/04/2013 at 22:30
I don't get it either, I usually say "you're welcome" to make my point.
16/04/2013 at 22:41
I'm with Ds, I give a quite loud "your welcome".
16/04/2013 at 22:46
There is one woman in my work who has a bad back and shuffles along really slowly. I regularly stand holding the door open for a good few minutes until she gets there and she NEVER says thank you. It is actually a kind of standing joke now with my boss.
17/04/2013 at 06:50
I HATE this, I always make some sort of pointless sarcastic comment. Also I find I'm always the one to 'give way' on a pavement and no one does it for me, the worst culprits are people who take over the whole pavement walking in a line of 3 or 4 while I'm practically in the road. I always teach N to stick to one side and let other people go but I might stop this and just let him ram people with his scooter
17/04/2013 at 08:00
I do say thank you, but I find it a bit awkward in my work as often there's a kind of 'row' of doors... Do you say thank you each time? I usually say it with the first, then 'ta', then smile for the rest and say thank you again for the last!
17/04/2013 at 08:33
It's a total pet hate of mine!
17/04/2013 at 08:37
Manners cost nothing, i drives me bonkers when people don't say please and thank you. One of the things that pleases me most about E is that she uses her manners all the time without prompting.
17/04/2013 at 08:43
Me too, someone complimented me on my manners at tesco the other day. I looked really shocked and she said she never hears please and thankyou whilst working on a till. Shocking really.
17/04/2013 at 08:54
It's such a simple thing to do, and just common courtesy really - I always say thank you for things like that!
17/04/2013 at 08:59
it winds me up. especially witht he older egneration because you know for a damn fact that if a young person doesnt say thank you then they are deemed rude and ignorant. GRRRRRRRRRRRR
17/04/2013 at 10:46
This is one of my pet hates and like others usually say something sarcastic. I can't believe people don't teach their kids manners, my sister has no manners and neither does her daughter. At Easter, I gave her an Easter Egg, a packet of sweets and £10 and didn't get a thank you from her and my sister didn't prompt her to say it so I said "are you missing a little word" and it was only then that she said thank you.
Both of mine always say please and thank you without prompting and always get compliments on how polite they are.
17/04/2013 at 11:01
Lack of manners wind me up. My step kids are terrible for it. J is 22 months, and always says please and thank you without being prompted. If a toddler can do it, how the chuff do some adults find it so hard? It's just damn rude.
My Mum used to work in a newsagents, and if the school kids never said please of thank you, she'd say "manners cost nothing, but it will cost you 10p if you don't use them.
I always get complimented on how polite my kids are, and I feel mortified when I have to prompt my step kids.
17/04/2013 at 11:41
lack of manners winds me up. What harm is there in saying thankyou?
We are alreaddy teaching the small person manners by saying thankyou wheneever we pass him something or vice versa
17/04/2013 at 11:47
It's a complete pet hate of mine. I also do a load, sarcastic "your welcome" just to make my point!
Manners cost nothing but make such a difference
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