Happy Wednesday! I did a post about my observations last semester, and since then I have observed a few more things. Here are my recent observations.
1. Girls love posing with their hand on their hip. If you look on ANY form of social media, you will see an uncountable number of pictures in which girls have their hand on their hip. I am indeed guilty of doing this as well, and I hate myself for it. It really gets me and I feel like an a-hole every time I do it, but if the other people in the picture are doing it and you just leave your hand by your side, you will look awkward. It’s inevitable. And this is why being a girl is a constant struggle.
2. Saying “struggz” is a thing now. Apparently whenever you are struggling (or riding the struggle bus as I like to say), an exasperated sigh followed by groaning, “Ughh struggz!” is a proper way of dealing with your distress. I am a culprit of using dumb abbreviations and slang such as “totes,” “probs,” “presh,” and of course “YOLO,” but for some reason the use of “struggz” bothers me a bit.
3. People don’t know how to use a dollar sign. For example, if something costs six dollars, a vast majority of people write “6$.,” rather than correctly writing it as “$6.” Dude, did you not go to grade school?! The dollar sign comes before the numeral. I truly see more people misuse the dollar sign than I see them use it correctly, and that is SAD!
4. Using “y’all” in everyday conversation is not just for people from the south. I have noticed an increasing number of mid-western people using the term “y’all” on a fairly regular basis. I have used it when typing before, and have noticed it subconsciously creeping in to my vocabulary. I don’t know why this started, or when, but it seems as if everyone is saying it now.
I will most certainly have some more observations in the near future, but these are the most prominent at the moment.
Have a great rest of the week and thanks for reading
Happy Wednesday! One of my favorite past times is people watching. I like to think I am a fairly observant person, and I absolutely love observing people. Through my intense obervations I have concluded a few things.
1. Technology is taking over: Think about it- when you walk out of a class, take a minute to look and see how many people whip out their phones right away. It really would not be that difficult to take the five minute walk back to the dorms (or wherever you reside) without your nose buried in your phone, yet people take out their phones the second they can. Now that iPhones make the Internet accessible wherever you are, people can hardly have conversations without getting consumed by this technology. Sooner or later human beings won’t be able to think for themselves and we will just be programmed to have phones built into our hands or something ridiculous like that.
2. Girls love wearing rain boots: It rained a little bit yesterday, and when I left for my morning classes there were no puddles on the ground, yet almost all girls on campus felt the need to wear rain boots. Wearing rain boots is like the next generation of Ugg Boots. At least these ones can be a bit more fashionable than the lumpy, discolored mess that is an Ugg foot accessory.
3. Leggings are okay to wear as pants: Apparently pants are a thing of the past and leggings are now acceptable to wear out in public. I will admit that I have done this before, but I have never worn them as part of a legitimate outfit, I only wear them with a sweatshirt or under my Forever Lazy when I am lounging around. The apparent classic outfit to wear with leggings, one that I have seen over and over again, consists of a chambray shirt with a scarf, black leggings, and brown high boots. I am not making this stuff up, take a minute and look around. It’s everywhere!
4. If you do something incredibly strange, no one will question you: The other day my roommate Ashni and I wore our Forever Lazies in public for the first time. We went to C Club, looking a tad foolish, but no one questioned us. Another strange thing I did recently (to be honest, the list goes on for days) was wear 3-D glasses with the lenses punched out to class. These glasses are part of my Halloween costume so I was trying them on to see how they looked. I decided to wear them to dinner and then I just kept them on and wore them to class later that night. If you act very strangely, everyone will be too weirded out to question you, so you can get away with quite a lot.
Publicly wearing Forever Lazies
Those are just a few of my most recent observations. I am sure I will have many more to share with you in the future. Thanks for reading and have a great rest of the week