Rudeness does not become me

July 4, 2007 at 8:34 am (Uncategorized)

Ai jirrie. I’ve done it again. Just when I’ve convinced people I’m a nice person I go and do something that makes me want to slap myself.I didn’t mean to, of course. I never do.
But that just makes it worse, in a way.
Zee and I usually have coffee in the morning before work. We’ve been doing it for ages and I relish the brief catch-up sessions over a cup of hot black coffee.
So this morning I did what I always do – I called her to let her know I’m going to the coffeeshop. But she didn’t answer. Annoying Girl, who I’ve written about before, did. This is how it went down.
 

AG: Zee’s phone, hello.
Me: Oh, um, where’s Zee?
AG: She’s on leave today. But I’m available for coffee.
Me: Oh, no it’s okay. *mental slap against the head for being so blunt*
AG: Oh, er, um, hoe kan jy dit sê?
Me: *trying to save the awkward moment* Don’t make a person feel guilty please. I’ve nogal got work to do so I think I’ll just get to it.
AG: *silence*
Me: Well, um, ok then. Sorry ‘bout that. Got so much to do you know…
AG: *more silence*  Ok then. 

I felt like such an ass. I didn’t mean to be so rude, it came out without thinking. I’ve got a serious foot-in-mouth vibe going on this week.
She’s been giving me the cold shoulder (which, believe me, is not a bad thing!) but I can’t believe she had the audacity to invite herself to coffee. Some people.
 

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11 Comments

  1. kash99 said,

    Ag i always knew u were rude..jy act mos net..no shame just kidding!!! you are a very nice person…

  2. madamm said,

    no really, that wasn’t rude. I know people who can be Morer RUDER!

  3. kash99 said,

    like me possibly!!!

  4. batman5172 said,

    get over it already ;o)

  5. Toby Hanks said,

    Gee Kash99…Thanks MrsM…Go fly, well, a bat, Batman!

  6. batman5172 said,

    if it was done to someone who was all sweet and shit I dont mind u feeling bad but this person is evil I tell you *grabs holy water*

  7. tbhanks said,

    Ok Batman, you have a point there. She was gooing skimpe this morning again; saying she never sees me and what what. I nearly puked.

  8. batman5172 said,

    boo fucking hoo

    did you 2 suddenly become family or something? wtf?

  9. tbhanks said,

    Sy soek mos altyd familie. Would rather hang myself!

  10. batman5172 said,

    a little extreme. why not get rid of her instead!

  11. tbhanks said,

    Ooooohhh, you’re evil. Aren’t you supposed to be a good guy?

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