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I've noticed for a long while that people (particularly teenagers) just don't seem to have nay manners nowadays and they'd rather shove you out of the way than wait a couple of seconds. It's a long time since I've heard the words 'Excuse me'. People just can't be bothered to open their mouths and say these very simple words. It's obviously far easier to push their way through.
For example this afternoon I was travelling by bus home from the town centre. It was one of those long, single-decker buses where there's a step up towards the back and the seats are higher.
I sat in the window seat, in the lower part of the bus. Anyway, a couple of teenage girls got on and went for the seat behind me.
I ducked my head as you invariably get clouted with people's bag as they sit down in those 'higher up' seats.
All was well until I felt a sharp blow to my head and something crashing onto my back. I put my head right down and then turned round to ask what was going on.
she lost her balance and toppled over...
One of the girls just said "Can you open the window, then?" This idiot behind me had stood up in her seat and reached over my head to try and open the window next to me. When the bus went round a corner of course she lost her balance and toppled over, she knocked my head and fell onto my back. In different circumstances the silly girl could have done much worse.
So, no apology. No "please". Just an order barked at me to open the window. I'm absolutely stunned by this and would love to know - are teenagers this rude where you live?