ANGRY Brits reach boiling point on average 20 times a month – with people pushing into queues, rude shop assistants and people who can’t park properly being their biggest bug bears.
Researchers have revealed lengthy airport delays are also likely to make a Brit’s blood boil, as is not being able to log on to their WiFi, watching the endless, spinning wheel on a computer while it’s loading and spam emails.
The research conducted by Redring also found 62 per cent of Brits said the strains of modern life often made them angry as did standing on chewing gum, being around drunk people when sober – and screaming children in public places.
Also featuring on the list were traffic wardens, American rapper Kanye West, smokers, flat tyres, MPs and spilling coffee down oneself.
Not surprisingly then, more than one in ten respondents described themselves as ‘very stressed’, with 41 per cent claiming they were ‘somewhat’ stressed.
Four in ten of those surveyed said when they lose their temper, they are most likely to vent their anger at their other half.
The survey found 46 per cent of Brits have gotten so angry they have screamed out loud, one in five stamp their feet and nearly one in ten have even smashed their phone in frustration or thrown furniture.
On average, the research revealed that the typical adult will have four arguments a month with other halves being the person they are most likely to row with.
Nearly one in ten said they are most likely to argue with work colleagues and one in twenty said it was their Mum who was most likely to cause friction.
The poll found 86 percent of those questioned felt Britain was becoming a less tolerant nation.
WHAT SENDS BRITS TO BOILING POINT…
1. People who push into queues
2. Bad drivers
3. Sales calls at home
4. Rude shop assistants
5. People who cough but don’t cover their mouth
6. Screaming children in a public place
7. People who invade their personal space
8. People who eat with their mouth open
9. Donald Trump
10. People talking on the phone too loudly
11. Traffic jams
12. Their other half
13. People who hog the middle lane of the motorway
14. People in cars who don’t say thank you when they are let out of a junction
16. People who can’t park properly
17. Sitting in chewing gum
18. The ‘spinning wheel’ on a computer when it’s loading
19. Not being able to get on WiFi
20. Drunk people – when they are sober
21. Spam emails
22. Too many adverts on TV
24. People who try to talk to them when they are on the phone
25. People who pick their nose
26. People who are rude in emails
27. Leaving a tissue in a pocket and putting it into the washing machine
28. People who portray a ‘perfect life’ on social media
29. Delays at airports
30. A flat tyre on their car/bike
31. Spilling coffee over themselves
32. No mobile phone signal
33. Paying tax
34. Online adverts
35. Running out of loo roll
36. Kim Kardashian
37. Unpredictable weather
38. People reading over their shoulder
39. Kanye West
40. Traffic wardens
41. The British summer
42. Justin Bieber
43. Their siblings
44. Filling out forms
45. Their dishwashers breaking