A Gossip Likes To Gossip

A person who habitually engages in idle talk about other people is called a gossip. The idle, often sensational and groundless talk about others is called gossip. To engage in or spread gossip is to gossip.
ref: answers.com/topic/gossip

I dislike a gossip; I dislike gossip; and, I dislike to gossip. I have informed all the people close to me of my feelings on the subject, and yet, time and time again, they continue to get into the gossip mode of their conversation, at which point it is no longer our conversation.

A gossip likes to gossip. When a gossip not only likes to gossip, but seems to love to gossip to the point that it is only gossip that is the focus of all their standard conversation, problems are bound to occur for sure.

The sad thing is that gossip is everywhere; it seems as though there is no escaping from it. Gossip here; gossip there; gossip everywhere.
I repeat:

HubPages has an interesting article on this topic. I suggest you read it. Just click on its title, as follows:
The Folly of Gossip

Gossip in the workplace can be especially troubling for the organization. If this is a topic that interests you, I suggest you go over to the following embedded link to read:
Topic: How to deal with compulsive talker, spreading rumors, and gossip among employee in an organisation to improve productivity effectively? from the business pages of eNotes.

If you are one of those poor souls who not only likes but loves gossip, click over this-a-way for the latest gossip.


About Roland Louis Hansen

I have been: an organization development consultant; a college-level instructor of political science, psychology, and sociology; a public administrator; a social worker; an elected official; a political operative; a community activist; a union official; a shoe salesman and manager, a factory worker; a fast food restaurant employee; and, a custodian.
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One Response to A Gossip Likes To Gossip

  1. Judy Hansen says:

    “Words carry the potential of causing catastrophic harm, often tearing asunder families and friendships. The destructive power of negative speech is only surpassed by the beneficial power of positive speech.”


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