Bad-tempered people ‘may just be pissed off’

PEOPLE who seemed ill-tempered, stressed or otherwise miserable may be legitimately pissed off, it has been claimed.

Maybe it's the moon or something

Maybe it’s the moon or something

So-called ‘grouchy’ people have retaliated against new claims linking moodiness with hormone imbalance.

Professor Henry Brubaker said: “Being short-tempered isn’t necessarily a mental illness or a sign that you aren’t eating enough bananas or getting sufficient sunlight or some fucking thing.

“In fact it’s most likely to be simple cause and effect, the cause usually being ‘other buggers’.

“Or it could be just a fleeting expression of genuine emotion in an otherwise entirely fake corporate world.

“Life doesn’t have to be one big ray of pretend sunshine. Oh wait, apparently it does.”

Sales co-ordinator Emma Bradford said: “Stop asking me if I’m ‘alright’.

“Of course I’m not alright, I have to spend my adult life doing a job I hate.

“I accept that as a necessary evil but I’m not going to feign interest in the lasagne you’re having for dinner because that would be humiliating.”