There are lots of nooks and crannies, which is nice and cozy, but also leaves me a bit paranoid because one could be having an extended gossip about someone
who turns out to be lurking just behind a curtain divider.
Summary: When we want to spill out the latest gossip about someone
in the room and maybe their genealogy and history as well, we zip up
Researchers noted that participants often warned others about a selfish member's behavior or spread good gossip about someone
. Subsequently, group members chose to work with more cooperative members, leaving the self-serving shunned.
"Spreading negative gossip about someone
does entail an element of risk," Ellwardt said.
And am furnished with many a strife--Gossip is often rebuked I burn friend and foe--Very true of gossip And my evenings I end with a pipe--Victorian men gossiped in smoking-rooms Unless I am met by a stranger--You can't gossip about someone
un- known to you I am chaste--Irrelevant to fame, and wrong about much modern gossip, but the author may be thinking of self-righteous gossip about other people's failings To court I ne'er go--Gossip is not admissible as evidence If I add any more to what's said before--in relation to fame, these lines can only carry their surface meaning: in relation to gossip, they are much more pointed, since they describe exactly what gossip does
I promise not to expect you to multi-task, empathise or put on a convincing caring face for more than two minutes when I'm telling you gossip about someone
you don't know.
Lauren Niko, a 15-year-old from Billingham: "I found out a great piece of gossip about someone
at school once, so I told a couple of my friends about it straight away!"
If you're in a house and they haven't got anything better to talk about, they'll start to gossip about someone
In fact, many column inches are taken up with the latest gossip about someone
"I did gossip when I was given the chance because I wasn't popular so if someone would invite me into a group it was usually to gossip about someone
"I did gossip because I wasn't popular ( so if someone invited me into a group it was usually to gossip about someone
Lisa, left, originally from Rochdale, said: "I'm always reading juicy gossip about someone
who's done topless pictures or had a drug problem.
'One had the impression that news about some breach of accepted norms committed by communally known persons were savoured much more, that they provided more entertainment and more pleasurable satisfaction for tellers and recipients alike, than gossip about someone
who deserved praise for upholding the accepted standards or support in his or her need.'
London, May 23 (ANI): A new research has revealed why people are more interested in negative gossip about someone
than positive things- such as talks of Arnold Schwarzenegger's alleged love child or the latest steamy details in the 'IMF sex scandal'.
"Encountering negative gossip about someone
makes it easier to register that person's face than neutral or positive gossip does," the Discovery News quoted Northeastern psychologist and study coauthor Lisa Feldman Barrett as saying.