It’s a truth universally acknowledged that other people are just the absolute worst and no one knows anything about good-old fashioned etiquette anymore.
Take, for example, the experience of one mother who was simply trying to enjoy a coffee date with a pal when her fellow cafe-goes did something unimaginably rude.
“I was in a cafe today with a friend sitting on one side of a table for four,” the woman posted in online parenting group Mumsnet.
“There was another table for four next to us which had plates, wrappers and teacups on it waiting to be cleared.
"I'm still cross about it now." Image via iStock