What Small Things Do You Consider Rude?
By Super Singh
May 8, 2018 5:29am CST
As we all from different cultures, countries, we have different approach to life and there are many things on which i consider Rude but its not Rude for others and there are several other things which are okay and Normal for me but others don't like it and consider it rude. Like for me calling someone Darling, Buddy, Mate is okay and if someone calls me like that then its fine for me but others do consider it Rude. What About You All? What Small Things Do You Consider Rude? Please Share.
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• Abernathy, Texas
There's a lot of little things that could be considered rude - like someone mentioned taking another call. I also often see people on dates taking calls and on their phone while their date is just sitting there and their date was hoping for an actual date and for someone to be present with. That certainly seems rude. I guess in the global sense there is also making assumptions about other cultures. Like throwing up a blanket over a whole culture or people and saying they're all like this. Like the jokes. Or assuming someone is from China because they're Asian. Not even knowing that there are many different African countries and assuming Africa is just one entire country. What do you think is this rudeness or just ignorance. And I don't mean ignorance as a insult but rather in the strictest meaning of the word someone who is ignorant of the facts. Unaware. Or taught by their parents so they don't know the truth.
• Abernathy, Texas
I think that we need to understand other cultures and take time to understand them and when we don't maybe that is rude so maybe in one culture it's rude to shake hands and it's important to be aware of that before we interact with some of them that culture like if we are visiting that country. That's at the other side of the coin would be for that culture to understand that in your culture shaking hands is an acceptable and respectful form of greeting. I don't mind buddy or any of those I live in Texas so people are always saying sweetheart and honey. Sometimes I will call someone sweetie on accident just because I say to my son all the time. Somehow all the other names I call him don't spill out accidentally like rob star, or Robby Roo, or turtle lol. As someone else commented I noticed that there are different tones for things so sometimes people say sweetheart condescendingly or buddy condescendingly or rudely. It's all in the tone of voice I think.