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to think that if you stiryour beverage more than twice, you should expect some jaw clenching from your accompanists?

(59 Posts)
GretaGip Mon 11-Feb-13 13:57:38

It's farking annoying.

Put the spoon down and move away from the agitation.



GretaGip Mon 11-Feb-13 14:14:17

Peace orf, LadyCC.

You knew what I meant. The people wot I am accompanying.

The ones thinking they're frigging Mike Old field on their Flat Whites.

LadyClariceCannockMonty Mon 11-Feb-13 14:37:01



If I ever meet you I'll be sure to accompany you on my mug with my teaspoon. I'll even do a drumming thing and tap the mug – then the table – then the mug – then the table – then the mug ...

aldiwhore Mon 11-Feb-13 15:03:20

YABU on the limited number of stirs allowed.

YANBU to find excessive stirring annoying. My DH positively WHISKS his tea. Please make it stop.

SconeInSixtySeconds Mon 11-Feb-13 15:06:55

But surely it is the law to be musical with ones teaspoon?

I have been known to play a pleasing version of Gaudete on the spoon with my Christmassy cup of char...

<stirry stirry clink clunk>

mrsjay Mon 11-Feb-13 15:10:11

My DH positively WHISKS his tea. Please make it stop.

I laughed at that MY dh pours water from on high and whisks to make his coffee froth angry

andubelievedthat Mon 11-Feb-13 15:12:24

agreed, and if they(usually males) join it with clicking their false teeth fitment/plate ?well .... i now understand how it is friendships can be ended over the "simplest of things "!

dawntigga Mon 11-Feb-13 15:19:46

Y.A.B.U. fact!


GretaGip Mon 11-Feb-13 22:34:15

Oh, friffing bean, dawnti, that's a whole other thread!

Whistoers need to be plumbed, deeply and longly.

Double grr.

LadyBeagleEyes Mon 11-Feb-13 22:39:14

Is that you Chaos?
I stir my coffee continuously, especially in public because I can't have a fag.

TalcAndTurnips Mon 11-Feb-13 23:29:10

Take a leaf out of Commander Bond's beverage manual and put drinky into shaker to avoid stirrage.


MardyBraWouldDoEddieRedmayne Mon 11-Feb-13 23:32:36

I bet you're a slurper though OP.

MardyBraWouldDoEddieRedmayne Mon 11-Feb-13 23:34:02

DD is a hummer. I quite like it well some of the time. How would she get on chez Gip?

TuftyFinch Mon 11-Feb-13 23:38:02

I dont stir at all. Ever.

MardyBraWouldDoEddieRedmayne Mon 11-Feb-13 23:38:35

have you tried this methodology?

MardyBraWouldDoEddieRedmayne Mon 11-Feb-13 23:41:32

A shorter clip

aurynne Tue 12-Feb-13 07:11:43

I stir my drinks many times. I play with pens. And I crack my fingers. I always seem to be needing to do stuff with my hands, actually. You and I would be great friends, OP :P

Twattybollocks Tue 12-Feb-13 07:15:09

Yabu. I fecking hate it when someone makes me a cuppa, fails to stir adequately and I then have a drink which is not sweet enough at first and then is syrup for the bottom inch. Just stir the bastard drink properly!

NotSoNervous Tue 12-Feb-13 07:17:29


Who cares how many times people stir their drinks

lougle Tue 12-Feb-13 07:20:58

You'd LOVE my mum! She stirs a religious 10 times per cup, scraping it hard enough to leave silver swirls on the mug.

SkeletonButterfly Tue 12-Feb-13 10:23:40

Is that you Chaos? grin

Are you ok?

<head tilt>

ScarletLady02 Tue 12-Feb-13 10:26:35

I don't have sugar in my tea so I don't stir AT ALL grin

Can I be your best friend OP???

DeWe Tue 12-Feb-13 10:46:14

You'd hate my df. He used to say 34 was the right number of times to stir. I think (now) he was joking, but we'd do it very carefully counting for him. grin

Flobbadobs Tue 12-Feb-13 11:05:44

DH: milk in, stir vigorously. Slurp a mouthful. More milk, stir again. Dunk biscuit. Swear when biscuit breaks off in cup. Fish biscuit out of hot cup with fingers, swear again at burnt fingers...

LittleMissFantabulous Tue 12-Feb-13 11:06:51

Plastic spoon left over from weaning days. Can't hear the fucker in the cupgrin

Lafaminute Tue 12-Feb-13 11:07:53

This drives my dh - normally the calmest and most tolerant of people - bananas!!! You are not alone op

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