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"I didn't mean your day wasn't hard, too."
Tags:animals, animal, cows, cow, bull, bulls, bull fighting, bull fighter, bull fighters, bull fight, bull fights, hard day, hard day at work, hard day at the office, relationships, relationship woes, relationship issues, competition, competitive, its not a competition, belittle, belittling, belittles, comparing, bad relationship, bad relationships, gender stereotype, one-upmanship, lack of sympathy, unsympathetic
"They drown out all the neighbors' chimes."
Tags:chimes, wind chimes, wind chime, wind-chimes, wind-chime, neighbour, neighbor, neighbours, neighbors, noise, noisy neighbours, noisy neighbors, noisy neighbor, bad neighbor, bad neighbors, bad neighbours, bad neighbour, keeping up with the jones, home, house, home decoration, home decorations, one-upmanship, oneupmanship, one upmanship, bell, bells, loud, competitive, competitiveness
'Tch... why does Amanda always have to go that one step further?'
'My dad's Google entry is longer than your dad's Google entry'
"Any idiot can take the rat out of the race. The trick is getting the race out of the rat!"
'Let's one-up our critics. Let's add anti-oxidants to our cigarettes.'
The Powers That Be... The Powers That Want to Be... The Powers That Enjoy Watching the Other Two Drive Each Other Nuts...
Tags:office job, office jobs, workplaces, corporate structure, corporate culture, power struggles, power-struggle, power-struggles, workplace, power, powers, corporation, corporate, corporate ladder, power struggle, conflict, rival, rivals, rivalry, rivalries, hierarchy, leader, leaders, leadership, one-upmanship, maneuver, out-manoeuvre, out manoeuvre, office politics
US UK trade talks
"I see you went to my safety school."
'I'm not leaving till he leaves.'
"And this is a picture of John when we still had a Lamborghini."
Tags:wealth, money, conspicuous, consumption, display, show-off, show off, show-offs, show offs, bankrupt, bankruptcy, bankruptcies, bankrupted, possession, possessions, car, cars, worldly, goods, material, materialistic, materialism, chattels, status, symbol, symbols, social, power, influence, one-upmanship, one-up-manship
Getting older is....Getting involved in one upmanship over ailments and medications.
Tags:medication, ageing process, aging process, aging, old-age, getting older, growing old, pills, ailments, older, ageing, old age, illness, illnesses, ailment, medications, medicine, medicines, drug, pensioner, pensioners, senior citizen, senior citizens, oap, oaps, one-upmanship, one upmanship, competitive, competitiveness
The Cherry Tree Retirement Home. . .
'Oh yeah? Well, Dr. Rose predicts that my inevitable stress-induced massive coronary will strike in half the time as yours.'
'I had a basketball-sized tennis ball removed from my stomach... I bet you can't top that!'
'You had to go one better, didn't you?' - Remote Control implant.
'A black eye? Let me tell you about the time I was hit by a flying windlass...'
'I bet we're in more debt than you.'
Changing Times - TV.
'My kid is going to Harvard, and Jim's son to Stanford- which college accepted yoyr kid, Fred? ( pix of clown on desk)
Dragging the Joneses down to our level since 1967.
My Dad's SUV guzzles less gas than your dad's SUV!'
'If it is a burglar, that'd be one up on the Joneses!'
A report on one-upmanship in TV newscasts.
Keep off the Grass.