My friend Madelyn loaned me a little book, Don't You Just Hate That? by Scott Cohen, which comprises 738 annoying things collected for your bathroom break reading enjoyment. Here are a few samples ... see if you can add any to this list:
Walking by the same person you've already walked by in the dairy, produce, and frozen food sections.
When you try on a garment in a store and think, "I wish I could wear this," and then think, "I can. I can wear this." So you buy it and never wear it.
That it would be socially unacceptable, at your age, to wrap a Fruit Roll-Up around your pinkie and suck on it for two hours.
That nailing a Triple Lutz in the Olympic figure skating finals is one of the many joys you will never know.
Politicians who believe that any economic problem can be cured by opening a casino.
An opening parenthesis that is never closed. (Like this
When you're paying for something at a store and they ask you what zip code you live in.
When the driver pushes the unlock button but you pull the handle at the same moment and remain locked out.
When a friend says, "I have good news for you!" and it concerns her.
Not being able to throw out an old magazine because it has an article you want to read that you know you're never going to read.
Receiving a birthday card in the mail 8 days before your birthday.
Pretty good stuff, huh. Well, are there any little "Don't You Just Hate That?" moments you'd like to share?