Webster's Dictonary Definition:

adjective,rud•er, rud•est.

1.discourteous or impolite, esp. in a deliberate way: a rude reply.

2.without culture, learning, or refinement: rude, illiterate peasants.

3.rough in manners or behavior; unmannerly; uncouth.

4.rough, harsh, or ungentle: rude hands.

5.roughly wrought, built, or formed; of a crude construction or kind: a rude cottage.

6.not properly or fully developed; raw; unevolved: a rude first stage of development.

7.harsh to the ear: rude sounds.

8.without artistic elegance; of a primitive simplicity: a rude design.

9.violent or tempestuous, as the waves.

10.robust, sturdy, or vigorous: rude strength.

11.approximate or tentative: a rude first calculation of costs.

This is going to make me sound old I know....but people these days are just downright RUDE!

Example #1

Today me and my boys were at a Bulk/Club store and we started to walk through the store a Direct TV salesman tried to get our attention by interrupting our conversation (strike 1) then when my hubby POLITLY said we "were not interested thank you" he proceeded to say "You haven't even heard about it Buddy!". Okay so he has a job to do, he is a salesman I get it but, I don't have to take my precious time to listen to something I have not interest in and especially when I KNOW we definitely don't want Direct TV. Oh and newsflash if you want me to buy something interrupting me and then barking at me is not the way to do it!

Example #2

I work Tuesday's, Wednesday and Thursday's so my Tuesday is like everyone else’s Monday with one difference....they have one day up on me. They have read all their emails, gone through their inboxes and are just generally in the groove. Inevitably, Tuesday morning I will be bombarded with people in my office and buzzing my extension with "a quick question". I have learned to accept this and roll with it! Here is where the rudeness comes in lately I will be in someone's office discussing business and someone else will stick their head in and not say "excuse me" or "stop by my office on your way back" instead they just blurt out their if they are or their question is much more important than whatever I could be discussing with my other colleague! As if that was not bad enough I also have been getting people who come in my office and see that I am on the phone and just proceed with their question or worse yet stand their and wait for me to get off the phone and I am not talking about outside my door even....RIGHT AT MY DESK!! AAAAGGHH!!!

Okay so these are just 2 of my most recent issues/pet peeves and they may seem like little things but I just feel like people need to slow down and think about how something might affect someone else!

Am I the only one that notices this? Anyway, I for one and going to make an effort to be courteous and respect other peoples time and feelings! Will you join me?

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