I possibly am guilty of what I am going to moan about.
You know how when you compliment someone on their shoes/ shirt/ earrings/ table lamp, and the other person jumps and tells you, “Oooh – I got it for 3 pounds/ 40 rupees/ 4 dollars”, or some other such mindnumbingly small figure, do they realize how annoying they sound?
Especially if they remember only how much they bought it for, but their memory fails them when it comes to remembering where they bought it? Or they give you this highly general response like Khan Market/ Spitalfields/ dinky suburb of London? Look, if you tell me you bought something for dirt cheap, I don’t expect GPS coordinates, but some idea of where you got it.
Otherwise, I don’t believe you. I think you actually bought it for 20 times that price, and feel foolish. Or you think you’re being very cool and want to tell me how well you bargain.
Tell me where you got it, or don’t tell me how much it was for. Otherwise, I am just going to tell you that I think you should have paid far less. Okay?