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"Let's face it. The only play you've ever liked is 'Stop the World - I Want to Get Off.'"
Tags:play, plays, grump, grumps, grumpy, grumpiness, cynic, cynics, cynical, downer, downers, depressed, depressing, depression, hard to please, difficult to please, play, plays, playhouse, playhouses, mood, moods, moody, moodiness, picky, pickiness, high standards, standard, standards, bicker, bickers, bickering, fight, fights, fighting, argument, arguments, arguing
"I appreciate your offer, but I was really hoping to marry a doctor."
Tags:fairytale, fairytales, fairy tale, fairy tales, children's story, children's stories, story, stories, literature, children's literature character, characters, fictional character, fictional characters, prince charming, prince, princes, royal, royalty, cinderella, glass slipper, proposing, proposal, proposals, marriage proposals, rejected, rejection, marriage, marriages, doctor, doctors, career, job, jobs, relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, holding out, unacceptable, unsatisfactory, unsatisfied, shallow, hard to please
"Have I ever hugged you, Elkins?"
Tags:hug, hugs, hugging, display of affection, displays of affection, physical display, physical displays, psychobabble, affection, affectionate, withhold, withholds, withholding, hard to please, difficult to please, butler, butlers, driver, drivers, driving, limo, limos, limo driver, limo drivers, limousine, limousines, introvert, introverts, introversion, withdrawn
"The sands are not golden."
"This is bad work, Edwards! Bad! Bad! Bad! Bad!"
Tags:nothing right, everything wrong, pet, pets, excuse, excuses, nag, nagging, nagged, nags, rage, raging, rages, enraged, fishwife, fish wife, aggression, aggressive, channel, channelling, domestic, domestic pets, high standard, high standards, standards, impossible, hard to please, to please, bad dog, bad, bad bad, scold, scolding, nostalgia, trauma, tail between his legs, scold, scolding, scolded, clash, absurd, absurd image
"I would have thought you'd be pleased."
"What am I supposed to say when my friends ask why you're still a mid-list author?"
Tags:mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, child, children, kid, kids, childhood, hard to please, writer, writers, writing, write, author, authors, literary, literacy, literature, book, books, novel, novels, mid-list author, best-seller, best seller, insecurity, insecurities, daughter, daughters
"It's for my mother. Just wrap it in an envelope with return postage."
Tags:present, presents, gift, gifts, birthday, birthdays, christmas, christmases, wrap, wrapping, picky, fuss, fussy, standards, return, returning, refund, refunding, mum, mums, mother, mothers, mom, moms, parent, parents, annoying, annoyed, annoy, give back, take it back, returning, good enough, not good enough, please, pleasing, hard to please, demanding, choosing, choosy, family, families, adult family, clothes, fashion, shop, shopping, store
"I'm very, very fussy when it comes to men."
"Is that all you can say - 'It's not messy'?"
Tags:art, artist, artists, abstract art, art museum, art museums, art show, art shows, art gallery, art galleries, unimpressed, husband, husbands, wife, wives, relationship, relationships, couple, couples, spouses, spouse, marriage, married, nag, nagging, art critic, art critics, artistic taste, hard to please, difficult to please
"No, no, no, no, no, no, no!"
Tags:nothing right, everything wrong, pet, pets, excuse, excuses, nag, nagging, nagged, nags, rage, raging, rages, enraged, fishwife, fish wife, aggression, aggressive, channel, channelling, domestic, domestic pets, high standard, high standards, standards, impossible, hard to please, to please, pet rock, rock, rocks, hopeless
"It's so nice being on vacation and having different things to complain about."
Tags:holiday, holidays, vacation, vacations, break, breaks, trip, trips, travel, hotel, hotels, resort, resorts, complaint, complaints, complaining, different, nice, new, negative, pessimist, pessimists, pessimism, complainer, complainers, whiner, whiners, hard to please, women, woman, stereotype, stereotypes, tourism, tourist, tourists, travelling, traveller, travellers, traveling, traveler, travelers
"Now, remember, dear, my folks are a little difficult!"
Tags:underselling, dramatic, date, dating, meeting the parents, meeting the family, family, parents, mean parents, folks, introduction, introduce, hard to please, harsh, punish, punished, tortured, intimidating, intimidation, cruel, cruelty, evil, dark humor, dark humour, black humour, black humor, dungeon, dungeons, boyfriend, mom, dad, mother, father, son
"Careful; hot plate."
Tags:hot plate, hot plates, waiter, waiters, scald, scalds, scalding, customer service, hard to please, difficult to please, devil, devils, satan, lucifer, hell, restaurant, restaurants, warn, warns, warning, warnings, concern, concerns, concerning, afterlife, high pressure, heat, overheat, overheats, overheating, overheated, server, servers, chef, chefs, cook, cooks, cooking, meal, dine out, eat out, eats out, eating out, health and safety
"I would suggest starting off with a nice tall, chilled glass of shut up juice."
Tags:bad manners, ill mannered, bad mannered, rude, rudeness, difficult customer, difficult customers, rude manners, table manners, customer service, customer services, hard to please, impossible to please, eating out, restaurant, restaurants, restaurant staff, waiter, waiters, order, orders, recommendations
"Getting good grades isn't enough, son. You also need to bring in new clients."
At that moment, he realized he could never maker her truly happy.
Tags:gelato, ice cream, ice creams, ice-cream, ice-creams, dessert, desserts, pudding, puddings, sweet tooth, sweet tooths, flavour, flavor, flavours, flavors, flighty, flightiness, indecisive, indecisiveness, girlfriends, boyfriend, boyfriends, date, dates, hard to please, difficult to please, inconsistent, breakup, breakups, personality, personalities, sample, samples
"Awesome, yes - but what's the point? I mean, aside from the travel reward points."
Tags:tourist, tourists, traveling, reward points, reward point, credit card, egypt, the pyramids, sightseer, sightseers, tourist traps, vacations, holidays, sightseeing, tourist trap, bucket list, tourist, vacation, holiday, wonders of the world, camels, backpacking, self-doubt, mental health exhaustion, tired, homesick, traveling abroad, hard to please, overrated, retirement, too much time on your hands, pleasure, seeing the world, adventure
"This is super. I asked for super-duper."
Tags:performance review, performance reviews, appraisal, appraisals, superhero, superheroes, super hero, super heroes, super power, super powers, hard to please, impossible to please, job performance, review, not good enough, business report, office job, office jobs, super hero, boss, picky boss, management, work
'I'd ask if you liked the cookies, grandma, but my mom says there's no pleasing you.'
"I got what I wanted, but it wasn't what I expected."
"All I did this summer was go fishing, camping, bike riding, swimming, boating, and go the movies, carnivals, fairs, concerts and games. I'm bored."
Tags:boredom, bored, bore, bores, summer holiday, summer holidays, summer vacation, summer vacations, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, kid, kids, childhood, childhoods, hobby, family life, family-life, ungrateful, ungratefulness, tourist, tourists, attraction, attractions, hard to please, difficult to please
"This weekend was boring! All we did was go camping, biking, fishing, sailing, swimming, got to a game, go to the amusement park and go to a movie."
Tags:family life, weekend, weekends, family-life, active life, active lifestyles, spoiled, spoilt, spoiling, spoil, spoils, kid, kids, childhood, ungrateful, hard to please, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, childcare, child care, child-care, fun activity, fun activities, entertainments, brat, brats
"Unfortunately, being happy does to bring happiness."