Apparently asking someone what they do for a job is now considered rude and Mock and Daisy are SO over it. People on the internet have suggested alternative options to this basic question to make sure no one/s feelings get hurt. (What takes up your free time? What are your passions? or The Chicks’ favorite: What’s your craft?) And if you don’t switch over you’re considered a mean person! At the end of the day all The Chicks want to know is when did asking about a person’s job change from a way to network and get to know them to being considered condescending?

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  1. Stad Thatcher

    Love the show, Ladies!

    One thing a former boss told me was never to say you were unemployed. Either say, “I’m self-employed” or “I’m a consultant.”

    Someone once asked me what I did for a living. I said “I’m self-employed.”

    The same person then asked me what my business was, and I replied, “I’m a consultant.”

    Fortunately, the next job I got lasted 29 years before I retired.

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    • October 29, 2020, at 8:24 AM PDT
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  2. Randy Weivoda Moderator
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    Ricochet Audio Network: Apparently asking someone what they do for a job is now considered rude and Mock and Daisy are SO over it.

    I didn’t know that. I have heard that it is politically incorrect to ask where someone is from, because that’s the sort of question that someone who hates people from other places would ask.

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    • October 30, 2020, at 8:48 AM PDT
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  3. Stad Thatcher

    Randy Weivoda (View Comment):

    Ricochet Audio Network: Apparently asking someone what they do for a job is now considered rude and Mock and Daisy are SO over it.

    I didn’t know that. I have heard that it is politically incorrect to ask where someone is from, because that’s the sort of question that someone who hates people from other places would ask.

    The left tries to make any question you would normally ask rude. Pretty soon, even asking someone what their “preferred pronoun” is will be considered a microaggression . . .

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    • October 30, 2020, at 9:42 AM PDT
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