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"People saying 'Expresso' used to cheese me off, too. But with Trump in the White House, it kinda lost its sting."
Tags:donald trump, president trump, trump administration, us politics, american politics, u.s. politics, trump presidency, expresso, espresso, bigger problem, bigger problems, irritating habit, irritating habits, annoying habit, annoying habits, barista, baristas, coffee, coffees, first world problem, first world problems, annoying customer, annoying customers
Einstein discovers that time can stop completely.
Tags:einstein, time, nature of time, wait, waits, airport, airports, air travel, plane travel, plane travels, trolley, trolleys, theory of relativity, general theory of relativity, gate, gates, board, boards, boarding, long wait, long waits, stop, stops, stopping, time stopping, impatient, impatience, hurry, hurries, hurrying, hurry up, hurries up, airport terminal, airport terminals, frustration, frustrations, first world problem, first world problems
"I could cry when I think of the years I wasted accumulating money, only to learn that my cheerful disposition is genetic."
Tags:cheerful, cheerfulness, money, money can't buy happiness, buy happiness, buying happiness, life of privilege, genetic, gene, genes, disposition, dispositions, demeanor, deameanour, happy, happiness, arrogant, arrogance, rich, rich person, rich people, elite, elites, wealthy elite, wealthy elites, first world problem, first world problems, earn, earns, earning money, mansion, mansions, waste of time, wastes of time, wasted life, wasted lives
"A la Recherche d'une Lentille de Contact," d'apres Millet.
Tags:millet, jean millet, gleaner, gleaners, peasant, peasants, peasantry, glean, gleans, gleaning, contact lens, contact lenses, search, searches, searching, lost contact lens, lost contact lenses, hunt, hunts, hunting, hunter, art history, artist, artists, fine art, fine arts, jean-francois millet, realism, realist, realists, realism movement, mundane, everyday problem, everyday problems, first world problem, first world problems
"What a nightmare. I dreamt that gradually, imperceptibly, and inexorably the natural reservoirs of moisture in my skin were drying up."
Tags:dreams, moisture, pollution, nightmare, nightmares, first world problem, first world problems, good skin, skin problem, skin problems, dry skin, acne, nightmares, living nightmare, living nightmares, waking nightmare, waking nightmares, dream, dreams, dreaming, rich, riches, upper class, upper classes, middle class, middle classes, mankoff
The Tragedy of Prosperity
Tags:consumerism, consumer, consumers, shampoo, shampoos, first world problem, first world problems, modern life, rich people, the tragedy of prosperity, luxury item, luxury items, luxury, middle class, prosperity, middle classes, soap, hair, wealth inequality, generation gap, generation gaps, beauty product, beauty products, cereal, bathrooms
"I'm sure you two will discover that you're both plagued by the same nonexistent problems."
Tags:middle class, middle classes, midlife crisis, mid-life crisis, first world problem, first world problems, western world, the west, the western world, privilege, privileged, male privilege, problem, problems, complain, complaining, rich person, rich people, the one percent, the 1 percent, wealth divide, wealth gap, male stale pale, white men, white male, cocktail party, cocktail parties
"No caffè latte? And you call yourselves a bookstore?"
Tags:latte, lattes, caffe latte, caffe lattes, bookstore, bookstores, book seller, book sellers, expectation, expectations, first world problem, first world problems, entitled, entitlement, book, books, coffee shop, coffee shops, coffee, coffees, independent bookstore, independent bookstores, customer, customers, customer service, entitlement complex, entitlement complexes
"I had to stop watching the news - it was making my own problems seem insignificant."
Tags:news, bad news, first world problem, first world problems, news cycle, news cycles, tv news, depressing, therapist, therapists, therapy, shrink, shrinks, headshrinker, headshrinkers, psychologist, psychologists, psychology, life coach, life coaches, perspective, bigger perspective, insignificant, insignificance, problem, problems, difficulty, difficulties, personal problem, personal problems, selfish, self-obsessed, bigger picture, big picture
"I don't know what to do anymore! Our new carpet was really expensive but so was the dog!"
Tags:dog, dogs, pup, pups, puppy, puppies, puppy training, obedience training, house train, house training, pedigree, pedigrees, dog breed, dog breeds, canine, canines, expensive, expenses, carpet, carpets, therapist, therapists, therapy, shrink, shrinks, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, psychiatry, psychologist, psychologists, psychology, dilemma, dilemmas, shallow, shallows, first world problem, first world problems, new carpet, new carpets, interior design
"You look great for someone who's just come through two years of litigation."
Tags:rich, riches, wealthy, wealthy person, wealthy families, nosy, idle rich, ceo, ceos, chief executive, chief executives, executive, executives, privilege, life of privilege, overprivileged, overprivilege, first world, first world problem, first world problems, checking account, checking accounts, assumption, assumptions, upper class, upper classes
"Let me through! I'm a businessperson!"
Tags:businessperson, businesspeople, businessperson, spill, spills, spilling, expert, experts, expertise, sidewalk, sidewalks, clumsy, clumsiness, careless, carelessness, accident, accidents, accidental, crowd, crowds, crowded sidewalk, crowded sidewalks, fall, falls, falling, trip, trips, tripping, klutz, klutzy, klutziness, assist, assistance, emergency, emergencies, emergency worker, emergency workers, first world problem, first world problems
The struggle between good and luxury good.
Tags:regret, regrets, regretting, self-centered, self-centred, entitled, entitlement, entitlements, immigrant, immigrants, immigrant parent, immigrant parents, home price, home prices, resent, resentment, resentful, first world, first world problem, first world problems, entitlement issues, selfish, selfishness, self-aware, self-awareness, inflation
"Nothing serious - just some twenties stuck in your crankshaft."
Tags:auto, problems, money, armored car, armored cars, armoured car, armoured cars, transport vehicle, transport vehicles, engine trouble, engine troubles, engine problem, engine problems, garage, garages, mechanic, mechanics, auto mechanic, auto mechanics, first world problem, first world problems, rich person, rich people, car trouble, car troubles, mankoff
"My tummy says it's time for lunch."
"I'm looking for something slightly more perfect."
Tags:perfect, perfectionist, perfectionists, shopping, shopper, shoppers, retail worker, retail workers, exacting standard, exacting standards, high standard, high standards, expectation, expectations, entitled, entitlement complex, first world problem, first world problems, high expectations, perfected
"Listen, girl. Run into town and go to the sheriff's office. Then make a right. Find the liquor store and get a bottle of 2011 Napa. Do not get the Chilean Malbec you got last time. Hurry."
Tags:hipster, hipsters, wine snob, wine snobs, snob, snobs, snobbery, malbec, napa, napa valley, wine, wines, winos, emergency, emergencies, rescue, rescues, rescuing, rescuer, rescuers, first world problem, first world problems, problem, problems, snobby, elite, elites, elitist, elitists, silicon valley, dog, dogs, rescue dog, rescue dogs
"Things have gotten bad here. There's talk of a war with another gated community."
Another Day in the Salt Mines
Tags:salt mine, salt mines, workday, workdays, workday schedule, workday schedules, weekday, weekdays, privilege, privileged, life of privilege, exhausted, exhaustion, work, works, work day, work days, wealthy, rich, riches, rich person, rich people, upper class, upper classes, first world problem, first world problems, problem, problems, fancy restaurant, haute cusine, cuisine, waiter, waiters, wait tables, waits tables, waiting tables
"I freeze all my leftovers until I feel less guilty about throwing them away."
Tags:food, food waste, reducing food waste, leftover, leftovers, saving, save, freeze, freezing, freezer, freezer food, good intentions, good intention, guilt, guilty, doing your bit, doing my bit, saving the planet, save the planet, middle-class problems, first world problems, middle-class problem, first world problem
"You can't imagine the stress I'm under."
Tags:atlas, titan, titans, greek myth, greek myths, greek mythology, greek, stress, stresses, stressed out, stressing out, pressure, personal pressure, date, dates, first date, first dates, overwhelmed, privilege, privileged, personal privilege, first world problem, first world problems, under stress
"I sound more bitter than I am!"
Tags:bitter, bitterness, first world problem, first world problems, privilege, privileged life, privileged lives, sailboat, sailboats, boat, boats, boating, schooner, schooners, complain, complains, complaining, complaint, complaints, moans, whine, whines, whining, whinge, whinges, whinging, sail boat, sail boats, rich, riches
"Always 'billionaire playboy.' Never 'billionaire genius.'"
Tags:first world problem, first world problems, rich, riches, wealthy, wealthy elite, fame, famous, billionaire, billionaires, wealth, privilege, privileged, privileged life, privileged lives, genius, genius, recognition, recognised, recognized, media narrative, media narratives, spin, spins, media spin, media spins, geniuses