Summer sleepwear pyjama sets for a cooling, comfortable sleep
Summer sleepwear pyjama sets for a cooling, comfortable sleep

Holly O'Neill

The greatest under-eye masks for dark circles and de-puffing tired eyes
The greatest under-eye masks for dark circles and de-puffing tired eyes

Holly O'Neill

Hailey Bieber’s Rixo dress gave us the shopping itch, so here are 12 others we love
Hailey Bieber’s Rixo dress gave us the shopping itch, so here are 12 others we...

Sarah Finnan

Rustic baskets, cute plant pots and a rattan lamp: our summer wishlist from Søstrene Grene’s latest collection
Rustic baskets, cute plant pots and a rattan lamp: our summer wishlist from Søstrene Grene’s...

Megan Burns

Want to book a weekend away? These 5 secluded staycation spots are just a short drive from the city
Want to book a weekend away? These 5 secluded staycation spots are just a short...

Shayna Sappington

The pros and cons of stone, concrete, steel, solid surfaces and timber kitchen countertops
The pros and cons of stone, concrete, steel, solid surfaces and timber kitchen countertops

Lauren Heskin

Take a peek inside some of the gorgeous Irish homes on the RIAI Public Choice Award shortlist
Take a peek inside some of the gorgeous Irish homes on the RIAI Public Choice...

Megan Burns

Glossier is opening 3 new permanent stores this year – one of them in London
Glossier is opening 3 new permanent stores this year – one of them in London

Sarah Finnan

What’s on June 2021: The new TV, streaming shows, books and podcasts to try
What’s on June 2021: The new TV, streaming shows, books and podcasts to try

Lauren Heskin

Locals are showing their support for Waterford’s LGBTQI+ community following homophobic incidents
Locals are showing their support for Waterford’s LGBTQI+ community following homophobic incidents

Sarah Finnan

Image / Editorial

What’s something trivial your parents say that annoys you?


by Grace McGettigan
13th Jan 2020

Annoying things parents say

blank

Annoying things parents say

Social media users have been sharing the minor yet ever-so-annoying things their parents say – and we can relate in a big way 


What began as a general conversation starter has exploded into a viral Twitter thread. A social media user by the name of Jamie asked his followers, “Is there something trivial that your parents say that really annoys you for no good reason? My mum accidentally calling Pets at Home ‘Pets City’ for the past 12 years is right up there,” he added.

Since then, responses have been flooding in from people all over the world. From parents using ‘CSI’ to describe any crime show, to calling Timotei shampoo ‘TimmetyToo’ – here are some of our favourite (and relatable) replies so far:

Photo: ‘Friends’, Warner Brothers

Also Read