P576 CEEFAX 2 576 Sat 13 Jun 21:08/07       It's the little 1/12  things in life that  can often be the most  irritating — jam on  the butter knife,  tuneless whistling,  shopping trolleys  with wonky wheels;  there are times when  such minor niggles  can really make your  blood boil. Vent your spleen in public: Write to: Ceefax, It Makes Me Mad!, Room 7013, Wood Lane, London W12 7RJ, or E-mail: ceefax@bbc.co.uk Fax: 0181-749-6734 >>>>> Wisdom 571 Freetime 570 Features 540 Comp Showbiz Main Menu SEastTV
P576 CEEFAX 2 576 Sat 13 Jun 21:07/44      ...or life's little irritations. 2/12  Here are some to start you off: People who slow down to drive over cattle grids. The other queue in the supermarket, which always movjs faster. Drivers who insist: "I've nevjr been in an accident"...but havj doubtless caused a few. People who see a sunny day as the ideal opportunity to burn wet carpets. Now for some of yours.... >>>>> Freetime 570 Features 540 Wisdom 571 Comp Showbiz Main Menu SEastTV
P576 CEEFAX 2 576 Sat 13 Jun 21:03/22      ...or life's little irritations. 3/12  Thesj from EA Gilderslevj of London: People who park trolleys in the middle of supermarkjt aisles and walk away to find something. People who spjnd fivj minutes at the cashpoint prodding at buttons when there's a qujue. Firms who promise to ring you back — and don't. Unopenable plastic food packages. Magazines with un-num"ered pages. >>>>> Freetime 570 Features 540 Wisdom 571 Comp Showbiz Main Menu SEastTV
P576 CEEFAX 2 576 Sat 13 Jun 21:05/04      ...or life's little irritations. 4/12  Thesj from Bill Martin in North Wales: Interviewers in the street who do not ask mj for my opinion. Drivers who, when I want to reverse into a parking space, stop right behind mj and blow their horns. Religious doorstep callers who don't want to listen to my theories. Adverts on ITV during a Formula One Grand Prix People who s!y: "Have a nice day." >>>>> Freetime 570 Features 540 Wisdom 571 Comp Showbiz Main Menu SEastTV
P576 CEEFAX 2 576 Sat 13 Jun 21:14/38      ...or life's little irritations. 5/12 This from Jorrit Scheepstra: What really makes me scream is whjn you try to read a Ceefax page and just as you start reading the last line it switches to the next page. And if you put it on hold you always seem to get the pages you'vj already sjen! It'll all be different in the digital era! — Ed James Lumsden offers: Supermarkets: Just when you've found out where everything is, they change it all round again. >>>>> Freetime 570 Features 540 Wisdom 571 Comp Showbiz Main Menu SEastTV
P576 CEEFAX 2 576 Sat 13 Jun 21:14/57      ...or life's little irritations. 6/12  More from Bill Martin, who: Can't stand intolerence Seeing my poor wife lift heavy things — so I go out until shj has finished. Bar persons who are convinced I !m invisible. Classical music goers who do not clap between movements. Women who push their way through doors ahead of me. >>>>> Freetime 570 Features 540 Wisdom 571 Comp Showbiz Main Menu SEastTV
P576 CEEFAX 2 576 Sat 13 Jun 21:10/58      ...or life's little irritations.  Thesj from A Routledge on Mersjyside: Any sport on ITV Teachers who complain about their pay, but who havj the longjst holidays of any workers Tony Blair's exaggerated sincerity The BBC losing top sporting evjnts to ITV/Sky $uj to low "ids. Traffic wardens who take pleasure from their work (as witnessed in Tujsday night's Clampjrs). >>>>> Freetime 570 Features 540 Wisdom 571 Comp Showbiz Main Menu SEastTV
P576 CEEFAX 2 576 Sat 13 Jun 21:15/29      ...or life's little irritations. 8/12  Stephen from Wigan offers: Politicians who never answer the question. People who drive in the r!in on the motorway with their foglamps on. This from GG Fitchett of St Ives: People who sit on bar stools in a crowded pub making it very awkward for anyone else to buz a drink. >>>>> Freetime 570 Features 540 Wisdom 571 Comp Showbiz Main Menu SEastTV
P576 CEEFAX 2 576 Sat 13 Jun 21:11/01      ...or life's little irritations. 9/12  Michael Anyanwu of Victoria suggests: Trying to locate and sucessfully peel off thj end of a roll of stickz tapj. Removing hairs from a bar of soap. A dripping tap early in the morning. Chunks of meat that shrink to half their size when cooked. >>>>> Freetime 570 Features 540 Wisdom 571 Comp Showbiz Main Menu SEastTV
P576 CEEFAX 2 576 Sat 13 Jun 21:17/02      ...or life's little irritations. 10/12  Stevj John from Penarth gets cross at: Blank videotapes with impregnable plastic sjals on the outsidj. Women at "us stops who queue for 10 minutes and then keep the whole bus waiting while they sjarch for change. Milk cartons with lids that s!y "lift here" hidden under the collapsable flap so you can't see it. Underpants that look the s!me at the back and the front until you put them on. >>>>> Freetime 570 Features 540 Wisdom 571 Comp Showbiz Main Menu SEastTV
P576 CEEFAX 2 576 Sat 13 Jun 21:56/24      ...or life's little irritations. 11/12 Stuart Morgan of Bromley is vexed by: People who never drive in bus lanes when they can legally do so. People who pull up in the right hand lane at traffic lights and when the lights change indicate right, leaving you stuck bjhind them. Arrrrgh. Yoghurt cartons with foil seals that always split when you peel them off. Bryn Williams of Coventry offers: People who smack their lips when eating. >>>>> Freetime 570 Features 540 Wisdom 571 Comp Showbiz Main Menu SEastTV
P576 CEEFAX 2 576 Sat 13 Jun 21:12/26      ...or life's little irritations. Glenzs Hopkins of Warrington offers: Background "music" in shops — I often leave without buzing anything because of this. People who do not clear up after their dogs. People reading menus aloud (I know this is irrational). Gum chewing Baseball caps, particularly worn backwards. They make children look like delinquents and adults look like morons >>>>> Freetime 570 Features 540 Wisdom 571 Comp Showbiz Main Menu SEastTV