My New Year's resolution was to be less angry all the time and to not let little annoyances get to me. As it turns out, no one else in Bangkok seemed inclined to make a resolution to stop doing things that piss me off, so here I am again, overworking my middle finger and spending all my time planning how I'm going to exact revenge on the co-worker that keeps commenting on my weight (probably by rigging the printer so there's a paper jam every time she needs to use it, muahaha).
Of course, a change in the calendar year won't suddenly make Bangkokians cease all their bothersome behaviour. BUT I'M NOT JUST GOING TO SIT HERE AND COMPLAIN ABOUT IT USING ALL CAPS TO CONVEY MY EXASPERATION BECAUSE, WELL, THAT WOULD BE ANNOYING TOO. Instead, I've decided to do some research (for once) and figure out why people are so goddamn irritating. Surprisingly, science actually has answers to explain how some annoying actions come about. So to all the people I've refrained from punching today, just know that science saved your ass, and I now understand why...
Groups move slower than a three-legged elephant
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