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RayaHope's avatar

Have you ever been told..? "Quiet, adults are speaking!"?

Asked by RayaHope (6805points) 2 months ago

How did that make you feel?

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smudges's avatar

Sure! Made me feel inconsequential.

snowberry's avatar

No, but many times I was told that I needed to be quiet because <name of other person> was speaking.

gondwanalon's avatar

I was told that I talk too much and was punished severely for even talking quietly when told to be quiet. Felt confused.

SQUEEKY2's avatar

Not since I was 10.

SnipSnip's avatar

We were taught manners as children. Interrupting people, particularly adults, was not polite. That courtesy remains unchanged.

RayaHope's avatar

This girl, about my age, was on her phone in a checkout line in a store and she wasn’t talking very loud. A man in front of her told her that and I just thought he was being very rude and disrespectful. I felt bad and embarrassed for her and wanted to say something but thought it may embarrass her more so I didn’t. Now I wish I did.

jca2's avatar

@RayaHope: She was on the phone and the man told her “be quiet, aduilts are speaking?”

RayaHope's avatar

Yeah, I couldn’t believe it. She wasn’t even loud.

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