Article Title: A Calmer You, by Sonal Kalra: Late? Don’t you blame it on fate
This article deals on the topic of punctuality and how there is no valid reason for anyone showing up late for any purpose except emergencies.
The author starts with a story on how, both the participants; the late comer and the host are stressed and no one feels good when someone comes late. No matter what excuse we stammer and stutter, there’s actually nothing valid about turning up late for something that’s scheduled for a specific time excluding emergencies. And the ones are simply mannerless who keep people waiting.
To conclude the author gives tips to both the late comers and the person waiting to ease their situation.
Words to learn from this article:
Despondent: discouraged, very sad, and without hope.
Sheepish: showing or feeling embarrassment from shame or a lack of self-confidence
Bout: a short period of intense activity of a specified kind
Cringe: bend one’s head and body in fear or apprehension or in a servile manner
Perpetually: in a way that never ends or changes; constantly
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