to have told the businessman at the bus stop that his tie clashed with his shirt?

(44 Posts)
LynnCSchreiber Mon 19-Sep-11 16:59:57

I didn't, but I wanted to.

His shirt was pale pink and the tie salmon pink. It was horrible.

What did you want to say today, but held your tongue cause it would have been rude?

FrauLindor Mon 19-Sep-11 22:50:22

Good call.

Meteorite Mon 19-Sep-11 22:52:21

YABU

purplepidjinawoollytangle Mon 19-Sep-11 23:00:04

To the man with the fucking massive rottie: Train your fucking dog, or don't take it to crowded urban areas. A large dog that jumps up towards and barks at a stranger walking past is not safe. May I suggest a muzzle?

I'm an animal lover, but that one spooked me somewhat confused Yes, I smell of cat and rabbit. Yours is the first dog it has ever bothered.

Oh, and pleading with it to stop will not work. NO and SIT are the words you are looking for angry

PS I'm only really on this thread so I can nosy at other peoples' stories...

Salmotrutta Mon 19-Sep-11 23:02:48

I desperately wanted to tell a pupil he was an annoying little fecker oik today.
But I didn't - and it was on the tip of my tongue.
And he was an annoying little fecker oik too ... "Please desist from that course of action" wouldn't quite cut it with him.

ZacharyQuack Mon 19-Sep-11 23:03:52

I plucked up the courage to tell a girl I was walking behind that her dress had rucked up at the back and she might be showing more that she had planned.

She glared at me and flounced off. Obviously she intended to show the world her arse.

I've never understood fashion.

I would love to tell all my ILs to fuck the fuck off, and when they get there they can fuck off some more. I wish i could say it sad

Salmotrutta Mon 19-Sep-11 23:08:07

Well, Spaghetti - I have a fairly unendurable MIL but she is my DH's mum. And I have learned to call her on her crap over the (many) years.
You will too - and pick your battles.
Sometimes ILs do have good advice/ideas.
But I have ridden the storm for many a year and know how to handle her now - that's the key.

FrauLindor Mon 19-Sep-11 23:16:30

That is a shame, Spaghetti.

Zachary
Next time point and laugh at her.

I know, well tbh MIL is kind of ok, it's mainly my 2 teenage (19/16) BILs really. They're both spoiled little shits.

antsypants Tue 20-Sep-11 06:53:51

Well done on pointing out the two tone pink ensemble!

I wish I had said to the 20th person who asked me if I'd broken my foot falling over because I was drunk,.. "yes actually, it was my fault for starting the gone early... Do you think it may have become a problem?"

Seriously, forget think they are even the 10th person to be saying that to me grin

antsypants Tue 20-Sep-11 06:54:54

Should have been starting the GIN early blush

FrauLindor Tue 20-Sep-11 07:24:56

update
MonsieurRose isn't wearing a tie today. Do you think he lurks on MN?

heleninahandcart Tue 20-Sep-11 10:19:03

Frau that must have been a highly effective death stare you gave whilst considering the salmon pink grin

MissMap Tue 20-Sep-11 12:38:42

I have my hair cut into a smooth bob.

I was surprised to feel a hand caress the back of my head, when I was in church. I turned around to see a little old lady, with wispy grey hair and a battered velvet hat, sitting in the pew behind, she said

"your hair's lovely just like mine used to be".

I felt quite moved, as If I had got a glimpse of my future, all the irritation which flared up when I first felt her hand on my head, melted away.

Mind you I have a good look around church every Sunday so that I do not sit in front of har again, actually I have not seen her since, she must have been a visitor.

FrauLindor Tue 20-Sep-11 13:04:36

MissMap
That is lovely <wipes tears>

Antsy
So HOW did you break your leg then`?

Oggy Tue 20-Sep-11 13:39:09

If you're going to do it, don't do it on the way to work as it will likely be too late to do anything about it so then he has the whole day at work knowing he looks a tool and not being able to do anything about it.

That said, my son is colorblind, I would want someone to tell him if his colors clashed (if I wasn't around to do so).

FrauLindor Tue 20-Sep-11 18:53:19

I wondered about colour blind people, actually. And whether they have to mark their ties and shirts to help them not put clashing clothes on.

Or just wear all white shirts and blue or red ties.

bytheMoonlight Tue 20-Sep-11 19:02:58

I wanted to tell my manager he is a chauvinistic pig who is one step away from me filling in a grievance form against him.

I told my union rep. instead

FrauLindor Tue 20-Sep-11 19:20:52

oooh, very good, Bythemoonlight

Hope your rep deals with it well.

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