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Pet Peeves

7 Ways I Will Show Restraint In 2013

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.06.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

The ability to show restraint is a virtue and I'm trying hard to practice it more often. It's my new anti-stress mantra: Don't get mad and don't get even. Just let it go.

7 Things I Don't Want To Be Asked About In 2013

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 12.31.2012 | Fifty

I've enjoyed holiday parties, baby showers and even a One Direction concert with my pre-teenaged daughter. But as we enter 2013, there are a few requests -- or questions -- I hope not to hear.

PHOTOS: 7 Winter Style Pet Peeves & How To Fix Them

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 12.06.2012 | Style

Including: wash those tights, gurl.

7 Ways Women Annoy Men -- and How to Avoid It!

The Stir | Posted 12.01.2012 | Women
The Stir

When you're dating someone, you're bound to piss him off. In turn, he's bound to piss YOU off! Unless you're dating yourself (which would indicate severe problems), it happens and it's okay.

Why I Don't Sweat the Small Stuff

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 11.11.2012 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

We don't often take notice of the things that make our lives easier, but they are silently there, providing a balance for all those little annoyances.

Literary Pet Peeves Are Counterproductive

Greg Zimmerman | Posted 11.05.2012 | Books
Greg Zimmerman

My literary pet peeve is readers who have pet peeves. That's a statement that surely won't make me popular, but stay with me for a second. Hopefully I can get you to see things a little differently.

'I Can't Stand When My Parents...'

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.26.2012 | Teen

Most of the time, you're probably grateful for Mom and Dad. Whether they're offering advice on sticky situations or making your favorite meal for dinn...

What Restaurants Think About Bending The Rules

Meathead | Posted 06.02.2012 | Food

My friend was willing to spend $36 on four tacos that would have cost $8 if they were eaten in the restaurant. On the surface, it appears to be a tidy profit for the restaurant to decline.

What Restaurateurs Think About Menu Substitutions

Meathead | Posted 05.13.2012 | Food

Here's a controversial editorial from Restaurant Hospitality magazine I thought I would share with you along with a few of the responses from the many received.

Are Words Appreciated Anymore?

Richard Laermer | Posted 03.24.2012 | Business
Richard Laermer

These days people communicate in funny ways. I often wonder if anyone is paying attention to the words they write down (forget what they say -- we eit...

I Have To Ask: What Drives You Crazy At Work?

Posted 01.11.2012 | Women

Is it people wanting too much too quickly? Lack of teamwork? Microphone in hand, I set out to ask perfect strangers one question that I just had to as...

Hate Your Coworkers? The World's Most Annoying Office Pet Peeves

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 11.28.2011 | Business

The perils of working a nine-to-five can test even the sanest of office workers. Americans find people who steal their food the most irritating, w...

Minor Hates

Valerie Frankel | Posted 11.14.2011 | Comedy
Valerie Frankel

Minor hates have a major impact on mental health. The smallest annoyance can make your blood pressure rise. Here's a list of eight petty grievances of modern life. Rate your hate.

A Compilation Of The Most Irritating Words/Phrases Ever | RACHEL NOLAN | Posted 07.26.2011 | Books

The Times magazine staff enjoyed readers' response to our post about Kurt Andersen's "Words We Don't Say" so much that we posted an unabridged list of...

Fashion Pet Peeves, From Isaac Mizrahi (WATCH)

Posted 08.31.2013 | MarloThomas

Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi talks about the beauty and style choices people make that get on his nerves. See more clips (function(d, s, ...

Windows Phone 7 Goes on Sale at AT&T and T-Mobile

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

You won't have to look to far for your Windows Phone 7 fix. It is being sold at T-Mobile -- HTC HD7 for $199.99 with a two-year contract. You can also pick one up from AT&T.

Grammar Pet Peeves

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Still, there's always more mischievous mistakes making way into our language and you -- HuffPost contributors and commenters -- have never been shy with sharing.

Chicago Manual Of Style Guide Changes Grammar Rules

Glendale News Press | June Casagrande | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

But every once in a while, the people overseeing what you read change the rules, as the "Chicago Manual of Style" did recently when it released its 16...

What Drives You Absolutely Bonkers?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Now, it's your turn. What drives you bonkers? And let's make this a good natured game, OK? Our intention is not to do harm, but to blow off a little steam.

10 Words You Need To Stop Misspelling

The Oatmeal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Spelling pet peeves--everyone has got them. Here are 10 that drive people nuts. Which bug you the most? Any not on this list? Get HuffPost Books On...

FACE IT: We All Have Our Pet Peeves

Michele Willens | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michele Willens

Let everyone else do their Ten Best lists and their Persons of the Year. I say it is time to own up to some of the stuff that is really bugging us.

Grammar Pet Peeves: Know How To Use An Apostrophe?

The Oatmeal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

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Yes, I Found Everything I !@#!$# Wanted!

Fortune's Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
<i>Fortune</i>'s Stanley Bing

China is growing triple digits, Sarah Palin is topping the charts, winter is coming and my 401K is still under water. And none of these things bother me as much as the guys who run the stores at the airport.

No-Drama Obama's Rules to Live by

Julie Farby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Julie Farby

Turns out even an unflappable man-God like Obama is human after all: he even has a list of pet peeves (gasp!).

Pet Peeve Week

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael DeJong

I know that everyone reading this has a laundry list of things that leave them twisted and bitter just like me -- and this is your week to let it all out -- it's National Pet Peeve Week.