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I wonder what she would think if some people pushed their way onto an elevator while saying in a rude tone "Get out of my way, please! Thank you!".
Isn't that the textbook definition of "ironic"?
Quote from: BabylonSister on May 31, 2012, 10:43:32 AMIsn't that the textbook definition of "ironic"?Actually, the textbook definition goes like this:i·ro·ny [ahy-ruh-nee, ahy-er-]noun, plural i·ro·nies. 1. Rain on your wedding day.2. Ten thousand spoons when all you need is a knife.3. A death row pardon two minutes too late.
Several years ago when I worked at a bank, I was held up. A man came in, pointed a gun at me, and quietly asked for the money. After he left, I pressed the alarm and notified my coworkers and manager. I am notoriously bad with physical descriptions of any kind and when asked for a description of him, I replied that he was very polite, saying "please, yes ma'am, thank you ma'am, etc". So even our criminals have the capacity for manners And I live in New York!
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