stuff we hate

People who use the word ‘please’ in a patronising manner.

How not to use ‘please’

“Please could you do this for me”

“Can you do this now, please”

“Could you please take a look at this”

Alternatives to using ‘please’, in ways that won’t piss people off

“Can you have a go at this for me?”

“Any chance you could do this as soon as possible?”

“Do you have time to take a look at this?”

Phrasing potentially condescending rhetoric as a question softens the blow and makes people like you.

If not, they have every right to break your legs. Peace out.

– Bumpkin

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