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aibu to complain about the tesco delivery man

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zara020 Sat 16-May-15 18:13:41

I answered the door to take in my shopping delivery wearing loungewear I.e full length pj bottoms and a vest top and he commented "have you just got up?" with a smirk. it was 5pm. but even if I had just got up, is it any of his bloody business? ! as much as I make small talk on the doorstep to these perfect strangers, thought that strayed into into non of his business and just abit rude.
I just said 'no actually' without a smile. think he got the message. what an arse. aibu to complain or am.i just in a mood?

Pooka Sat 16-May-15 18:15:26

YABU to complain formally.

Sounds like small talk.

SpringBreaker Sat 16-May-15 18:16:05

Well you sound a bundle of laughs .. You would seriously complain about this??? Maybe you need more sleep!

Madamecastafiore Sat 16-May-15 18:16:15


Sirzy Sat 16-May-15 18:16:17

He was making conversation. Ywbu to complain

FarFromAnyRoad Sat 16-May-15 18:16:20

You sound a bit mardy to me. Would it have cost you anything or altered the course of your life to just smile at the guy? He can't help being a bit of a dick with limited social conversational skills but you, presumably, can?

KingJoffreyFanciesDarylDixon Sat 16-May-15 18:17:26

I've had this with Tesco. I work nights and answered the door at 2pm in pajamas.

"Are you having a lazy day?" <smirk>

Well, if working from 8pm to 8am, coming home, sorting out school stuff, hanging out some washing and then having a few hours kip on the sofa counts as lazy...


DoTheDuckFace Sat 16-May-15 18:18:33

Did you just get out of the wrong side of the beg?

AdeleDazeem Sat 16-May-15 18:18:33

Bloody rude. For all he knows you work the nightshift 3am to 3pm and were actually in bed.

DoTheDuckFace Sat 16-May-15 18:19:12

Have you Just got out of the wrong side of the bed?

usualsuspect333 Sat 16-May-15 18:20:13

YABU to use the word' loungewear'

You had your pyjamas on. Seems a perfectly reasonable assumption on his part.

Hadron21 Sat 16-May-15 18:20:20

It's tesco not Fortnum and Mason!

LondonRocks Sat 16-May-15 18:20:52

It is a bit rude actually...

Koalafications Sat 16-May-15 18:23:57

Yes, it's a bit rude but to complain would be ridiculous. Maybe he was making a lighthearted joke and misread your mood.

LotusLight Sat 16-May-15 18:27:13

They are on the minimum wage. Just cut them some slack,

Marynary Sat 16-May-15 18:27:21

I think it was a bit rude but is it really bad enough to complain and potentially put his job at risk. Does it really matter if they suggest you have just got up/are having a day off etc etc. Why do you care?

BlackTrivet Sat 16-May-15 18:28:01

It was an ill-judged comment but definitely not worthy of a formal complaint. YABU.

zara020 Sat 16-May-15 18:28:33

Point taken, I won't complain and ruin his day. But I do think they need to be careful with what they say, it was a it misjudged but not malicious. For the record, I have had quite a lazy day after a long week, maybe I'm feeling guilty for not being v productive todayblush

Bearbehind Sat 16-May-15 18:30:03

How could it possibly be rude?

You were wearing pyjamas at 5pm so it isn't unreasonable to ask if you'd just got up when making small talk?

Blueberrymuffint0p Sat 16-May-15 18:31:12

Lotus-what's the minimum wage got to do with it?

Cabrinha Sat 16-May-15 18:31:21

In what world would you complain and cause trouble at work for someone?!

"Yes - night shift smile"
"No, these are my comfy clothes smile"
"Yes - awesome, right?! grin"

It's just small talk confused

Koalafications Sat 16-May-15 18:37:31

I know that the Ocado and Morrisons delivery men in my area are on £23-25k, not minimum wage.

usualsuspect333 Sat 16-May-15 18:40:25

Tesco pay their staff more than minimum wage.

IHaveBrilloHair Sat 16-May-15 18:46:09

Grip needed.

LittleMissRayofHope Sat 16-May-15 19:05:54

Even if it was minimum wage, which it isn't, does this give the right to say anything they like then?

I missed out on years and years of blatant rudeness when I was on minimum wage as I didn't know this weird rule....

Think it was just small talk. Maybe he was surprised to see someone in pj's that late in the day.
I wear pj's or joggers around the house but if I know I have a delivery booked I change for that hour. Just how I'm comfortable.
Don't think he was rude. YWBU to complain

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