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Clapping and talking? Just don’t…

After watching a segment of the Maury Show today, I found yet another pet peeve of mine. This peeve doesn’t bother me as much as some of the other ones I’ve mentioned in other posts, but it’s definitely annoying nonetheless. What I am referring to clapping while talking.

Clapping while talking is a pet peeve of mine because it’s extremely unattractive. People who clap while talking are loud for the simple fact that they’re trying to talk above the clapping noises they’re making. And being too loud is definitely an unattractive quality in my book.

In addition, clapping while talking is a misguided way to get your point across.  I know from personal experience I’ve never paid any more attention to what someone was saying because they were clapping.

Furthermore, clapping while talking shows a lack of intelligence. Look at the people who you see clap and talk and ask yourself what you think of them.

Just don’t clap while you talk. For my sake and for everyone else.

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