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    19 Things All Super Polite People Just Get

    There's a 75% chance you're either British or Canadian.

    1. You're accustomed to apologising when people bump into you.


    Even though they bumped into you.

    2. You're usually that one courteous person who holds the door open for everybody.

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    3. Your politeness means it takes you twice as long to compose an email.

    You don't want to sound too polite, but you also don't want them to think you're being disrespectful.

    4. You have a very hard time saying no.

    Things that mean "no" 1. "We'll see" 2. "Yes and no" 3. "In a way" 4. "Could do" 5. "I'll see how I feel"

    5. Or letting people down in any way.

    Ways to say "I won't be coming" 1. I might pop down 2. I'll give you a text 3. I'll see how I feel 4. Sounds interesting

    6. You hate asking people for food, even if you're hungry, because you feel rude.

    7. And you would never dream of telling your best friend's mum that her lasagne tastes like dog shit.

    8. Your worst nightmare is going to a hair salon and being too polite to tell the hairdresser they just ruined your life.

    9. You rarely voice your feelings of anger or frustration, since that would be impolite.

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    10. But even when you do, you still sound so nice that no one really takes you seriously.

    11. You won't allow a sneeze to go by unblessed, even when it's your own.

    12. Nor a transaction to go by unthanked.

    13. You take personal offence when you smile at someone and they don't smile back.

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    14. When you come into contact with someone as gracious as yourself, it usually ends in a never-ending cycle of aggressive politeness.

    15. Like really aggressive.

    16. Your courtesy often gets confused with flirting.

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    Honestly, I was just being nice.

    17. You've continued numerous conversations without actually knowing what they're about because you've been too polite to ask the person to repeat themselves.

    Mishear once: "Pardon?" Mishear twice: "Sorry?" Mishear again: "Haha, yes, exactly"

    18. And you've often been told you're too polite, as if it's a negative thing.

    19. But you literally cannot help it, it's just your pleasantly polite personality.


    Polite and proud. (Thanks, sorry).

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