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Loud yawning is common

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lucietta · 31/07/2017 11:57

Don't you think? I think it's so rude when people do this.

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JackTwist · 31/07/2017 11:58

But it's very satisfying!


Stoptherideiwannagetoff · 31/07/2017 22:36

Ugh, yanbu at all, DH does this and sounds like bloody chewbacca. I. Want. To. Kill. Him!


MaisieDotes · 31/07/2017 22:37

I don't know about common but it's fucking rude.

See also: self-indulgent sneezing Angry


DonaldStott · 31/07/2017 22:37

It's annoying and attention seeking. Like people who make a song and dance about sneezing.


Mothervulva · 31/07/2017 22:38

V annoying. Not sure about common though. My MIL is proper posh (debutante and all) and she does it.


ShatnersBassoon · 31/07/2017 22:39

I love a big loud yawn. Sometimes I stand up especially, so I can really put my back into it.


centreyourself · 31/07/2017 22:40

Uh oh folks. Use of the word 'common' indicates another sad little fuck bored person.

See the 'class' threads. Does over-use of inverted commas make me a chav?


Veterinari · 31/07/2017 22:40

Hate hate hate loud yawners. Shuddery and attention-seeking. Ditto
Nail biters



DonaldStott · 31/07/2017 22:41

Oh god. I read it as it happens a lot common, not insulting common Blush


couchparsnip · 31/07/2017 22:42

Using the word common when you mean rude makes you sound like a snob. But YANBU to find it annoying.


MaisieDotes · 31/07/2017 22:43

I read it as lighthearted common.


toffee1000 · 31/07/2017 22:44

Yeah I don't think she meant it in a snob way.
My friend always yawned really loudly. I had to stop myself asking "do you have to yawn so loudly??" Or rather I was too British and polite to mention it...


Anecdoche · 31/07/2017 22:44

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thecatfromjapan · 31/07/2017 22:48

It's very rude. It implies - more than implies - you're bored with the company.

I'm guessing that's where you're going with the 'common' thing - that it has an 'etiquette' dimension; an element of being a contravension of social signifiers that imply respect for those you are with. It does imply a lack of respect/care for those you are in company with. That's why it's so rude (unless, of course, you are at home with your very nearest and dearest, sitting on the sofa, thinking about how comfy your bed is, when it serves to underline how relaxed you all are together).


BlurryFace · 31/07/2017 22:53

centreyourself unless one has a cleaner, a nanny a child called Tarquin and/or Poppy one is almost certainly a scrunchie wearing fag smoking common person.


user1471548375 · 31/07/2017 22:59

My DP yawns really loudly - irritates the fuck out of me.


gandalf456 · 31/07/2017 23:11

I can rake yawning but hate loud sneezing. Really makes me jump


5foot5 · 31/07/2017 23:13

Well I agree that loud yawning is a bit rude but I am a bit nonplussed by the people on this thread who seem to think sneezing is deliberate Confused

Use a hanky or a tissue and turn away from people for sure - but it's not always something you have any control over.


kingfishergreen · 31/07/2017 23:14

I am a loud yawner, but I cover my mouth, don't pick or sniff and have never-ever burped (except in the final weeks of pregnancy, it was a real novelty).


Fightinganxiety · 31/07/2017 23:19

I know what you mean about the loud yawning being rude. In fairness though, I'm 28 and I've only just figured out how to quietly sneeze. I'm from a family of loud sneezers and I have tried for many years to do it quietly but it always felt as though my sneezes were too powerful Grin then one day it just clicked and now I can do it the quiet way. Haha.


nina2b · 31/07/2017 23:23

It certainly is moronic.


MaisieDotes · 31/07/2017 23:23

You obviously haven't met my mother 5foot

We are alerted to the imminent sneeze by a dramatic gasp, head is tossed, hand goes UP and flaps... this goes on indefinitely, all conversation must stop- then eventually there is a-a-a-a-a-aaaaaaaaaaa- CHOOOO

It's unnecessary.


nina2b · 31/07/2017 23:24

Loud sneezing is much much worse though. It makes me want to slap the person. Grrr


nina2b · 31/07/2017 23:25

It IS possible to sneeze quietly. Those who do not make the effort are plain rude.


5foot5 · 31/07/2017 23:27

Fightinganxiety I think I am the opposite to you!

I used to sneeze like a normal person - not especially loud or powerful. Nothing to offend.

But since I turned 50 they have got increasingly explosive. Also they never seem to come in ones but several in a row. I never used to be like this and there doesn't seem to be much I can do about it.

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