Whoever said “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” didn’t have a clue.
Words can hurt. Words can destroy. Words can be annoying.
A lot of words that we say, text, and tweet just aren’t necessary and can get us into a lot of trouble – Just ask Roseanne Barr.
There are some sayings that have made their way into our daily habits that often spill out of our mouths without much thought.
These annoying and often times offensive comments have become so customary, that pulling together a list wasn’t even that hard.
Here are 12 phrases that are never appreciated:
1. Just Calm Down
This phrase has never helped anyone calm down.
2. Are You Sick? You Look Tired
What you are basically saying is you look terrible.
3. Please, Don’t Take this Offensively
Something offensive is about to be said.
4. When Are You Going to Get married?
Rudest question ever.
5. When Are You Going to Have Children?
Add to the list of rude and insensitive questions.
6. Those People
Immediately stop referring to any group or person as “those people”
7. I’m Just Saying
What are you just saying?
8. I’m Fine
Its passive aggressive and typically the person asking how you are is doing so genuinely.
9. You Look Skinny
You may have meant it as a compliment, but it doesn’t come out that way.
10. Are You Going to Eat All of That?
Just stop it.
11. It Is What It Is
And what is that exactly?
12. My Bad
Did you mean to say you're sorry?