Life

Quote of the Day/One Liner Wednesday

Today’s One Liner Wednesday entry also doubles as my quote of the day!

It is better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot.

Anatole France

Amen to that. There’s nothing worse than talking out of your ass because you don’t know anything. Mind you, that was pretty much my exam technique from the age of seventeen onward. And that is Donald Trump/The UK governments general approach right now. Let’s hear it for current affairs!! Woo! /s

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Life

Let’s pray that foolishness isn’t contagious 

…because I’m exposed to too much of it at work. Every single manager is either too lazy, irritating or just downright incompetent. 

This exchange happened today:

Me (to manager): Can you call a cleaner because there’s water on the floor.

Manager: There’s no cleaner anymore because the customers have gone. 

Me: (looks up to see…customers)

Manager: You’re going to have to get tissue to clean it. 

Me: 

I was really just thinking, uh, maybe you should come and clean it. Apparently the safety of workers is of no concern to them. They treat us like animals. It’s disgusting. What if it wasn’t just water on the floor, but vomit? Would I be expected to get tissue and clean that? These people have no shame. At least once per shift I find myself ranting about how fucking stupid they are. They walk around all high and mighty while doing nothing.  It’s infuriating and I can barely stomach it.  The amount of self control required by me to not tell them all to fuck off. Instead I do that ‘far away gaze’ when they walk past and just act like I don’t see them. I’m really good at that gaze. They just scream people’s names across the shop floor like we are pets. It’s embarrassing and demoralising. 

I seriously need a ‘Don’t Talk To Me’ name tag. 


Written for the prompt ‘Folly‘ – via http://wp.me/p23sd-13bS

Awkward Situations, Life

Another Thankless Week

Monday: Despair. Running around in circles.

Tuesday: Same as Monday with the added bonus of a freak incident that probably scared me more than I want to admit. 
Wednesday: The realisation that my employers probably wouldn’t give a shit if I lived or died. And yeah, I kind of knew that already, but it really sunk in on this day. I was also put on high alert by a new manager…he is currently on my must ignore because my brain cannot handle the uncomfortable list. This dude is everywhere and not in a good way. You would want a quarterback or star striker to be everywhere, not a creepy manager.


Thursday
: My Too Tired For This Bullshit mode was activated. Creepy manager kept trying to talk to me. I kept on nodding and hoping that he would go away. Which he did. After giving me an insurmountable task to complete…all while joking. 

I wisely just said that I didn’t really want to do it but I didn’t argue about it. Naturally, I didn’t finish it. I was told to put it away and do something else. Can I just finish the damn tasks that you people are giving me? It’s like opening three different packets of cookies at once. They will eventually go stale because I can’t eat all three at once. Much like how the work is never finished and what happens is that I end up having to do it on another day. 

Friday: In light of the above, Friday was always going to be hard. 

My attitude was basically:

It still is as of writing.

Life, Uncategorized

It’s been one of those years…

…where I constantly find myself wondering there seems to be an increasing amount of stupid people on the planet…

Every time I think we’ve reached the maximum quota of stupid for the year, someone comes along and proves otherwise.

At this point, I could write a book on 2016 and just call it ‘2016: The Year That Stupid Trumped All‘ and no one would bat an eye. Well, except for maybe the people that fall under the brackets of ‘stupid’ and ‘fast approaching stupid’ and ‘stupid to the point of no return’

How has it happened? Is it that they couldn’t keep up with anything resembling logic so they just created their own? Pre-truths became the truth and lies were just things invented by anyone who was against their particular agenda?

Or did they just finally find their voices because society is becoming more and more receptive to stupidity?

This quote is appropriately apt.

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Bitchin', Politics

I was going to comment on the 3rd US Presidential debate but… — supernatural snark

For some reason I tend to post Trump stuff automatically on the other blog but hey, there’s no harm in sharing it here!


This is so much better. I’m just going to let his supporters convey the sheer lunacy of it all. Introducing Fangirl #1 – Ben Carson with bonus irony. Yes. People including YOU, Ben Carson. You’re an idiot.

via I was going to comment on the 3rd US Presidential debate but… — supernatural snark