10 Things Short People Are Tired Of Hearing
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10 Things Short People Are Tired Of Hearing

"I thought you were, like, 12."

10 Things Short People Are Tired Of Hearing

1. "You're short." 

Wow. A revelation for the ages. I just LOVE hearing what I wake up and realize every. Single. Day.

2.  "You look young because you're short."

No, I look short because I have a baby face. That's a dumb statement. I know plenty of short people who look old and plenty of tall people who look young.

3. "Do people ever use you as an armrest?"

Yes, and it's annoying. So don't get any ideas.

4. "I thought you were, like, 12."

The insult of the century. I LIVE for telling people I'm actually 18 and seeing their shocked reactions. Yeah, take that.

5. "Are you sure you're old enough to be working?"

Uhh yeah, pretty sure, considering I've had my working papers for four years and put in 30+ hours a week.

6. "What's it like being so short?"

It's like you wake up, and you're still a person. Wow, can you believe that? That my shortness barely affects my quality of life in any way?

7. "What school do you go to?"

College. I'm in college. High school was so two years ago.

8. "Hey look, I'm taller than you."

Wow, a great observation. One that I never would have realized had it not been for you letting me know that I am, in fact, shorter than you and most other people!

9. "How tall are you?"

Not tall enough, dude. Notttt tall enough.

10. "Did you shrink?"

Ummm, no? I've been the same height – five feet, one and three-quarter inches (I cling dearly to those three quarters of an inch) – since I was 14. You might have grown, though; that's a possibility, considering most people don't stop growing as quickly as I did.

Overall, short people hear a lot of crap...But we know we're fabulous. We might not be able to change our height, but our perspective of the world and the people around us can still stay high and optimistic. Don't let the haters drag you!

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