By Paul Nardizzi
Don't you hate it in case you inform a few ignoramus you are from a undeniable urban and so they say, "Oh, have you learnt my buddy Henry?" Or, awful present givers who say, "I stored the receipt, with a view to go back it," so rather than a present you find yourself with an additional errand? good, so does humorist Paul Nardizzi. 602 purposes to Be Ticked Off is his pointed reaction to the issues to feel free approximately sequence. classified by way of subject, the publication positive aspects greater than six hundred quick-hit anecdotes on issues that individuals do this grate on our collective nerves. Like people who smoke who blow smoke on your face simply because they be aware of they are destructive their lungs, so why now not deliver alongside a number of hostages? even if it is a form of person-such as law enforcement officials, postal employees, or the elderly-or an tense circumstance-like riding, air go back and forth, marriage, or task interviews-Nardizzi has had it as much as the following (place hand palm-down six inches over head). The booklet deals a hilarious mixture of proven-funny strains from his stand-up act as...
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Extra resources for 602 Reasons to Be Ticked Off
Skidding to a stop at a traffic light that holds on yellow for ten seconds, so you cockily cruise through the next yellow light only to have it quickly turn red as you slide across an intersection and smash into a mailbox. Successfully lying your way out of a car accident, then spying some geeky pinhead showing the cops a videotape of you blowing through a stop sign, colliding with five cars, and then claiming someone else was driving your car. When an addled driver takes a left turn at an intersection and waves thanks for letting him cut in front of you, when in fact you still have a red light and would have given your right arm for the chance to send this dink swan diving out his passenger-side window.
Catching the garter at a wedding and having to roll it up the hairy, cellulite-ridden calf of some despondent woman who broke the best man’s coccyx diving for the bouquet. Friends whose house has an odor you can’t stand, so you invite them to your house and realize they’re the ones who smell like a pile of donkey manure. Some feebleminded relative taking an ugly picture of you, blowing it up to poster size, and displaying it in the entranceway of their house. ” Hypocritical dog owners not caring if their dog humps your leg, but getting all annoyed by you turning the tables and humping their dog.
Strike settlements that put an end to loafing around the house in a drunken stupor. Your shoddy company rewarding you for fifty years of service by offering you a free lunch down in the scumhole cafeteria. Having to do the work for the entire department because the women are working their tails off nuzzling the boss’s new baby, and the rest of the cretins are all in the copy room staring dumbfounded at a carton of toner. Bringing important mail down to the lamebrains in the mailroom and catching the fruitless numbskulls playing Wiffle ball with a rolled-up wad of confidential documents.
602 Reasons to Be Ticked Off by Paul Nardizzi