!!!Things That REALLY Piss Me Off
JUST BROWSING 
(Sometimes you just want to be left alone) 
​​I’m in a men’s clothing store in a shopping mall just killing time looking at ties while waiting for my wife who is doing some serious shopping elsewhere in the mall. A sales clerk approaches me, and with a smile worthy of a kid locked in a candy factory inquires, “Looking for anything special?”

“No, thanks,” I respond. I’m just browsing,” expecting that would be the end of it.

“Ah, that’s a great looking tie you’re holding”, he says referring to the tie I had been looking at. “It would look great with that suit you’re wearing,” he adds. (Duh! You moron. Like what tie wouldn’t look great with a charcoal grey suit?)

“Thanks, but like I said, I’m just looking.” 

“You know, our dress shirts are on sale today ….fifty percent off.”

“No thanks, but like I already said, I’m just looking.” And now I’m beginning to get a little annoyed. “

Well, how about….blah, blah, blah…”

Society says it’s okay for a sales clerk to harass me and be a pain in the ass. But if I pull a gun and shoot his head off, then I’m considered intolerant and a murderer. It just doesn’t seem fair, does it? But even if I were to take a much less extreme action and say, “Leave me alone and mind your own fucking business,” at best people would say I’m rude! 

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