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Ricky Gervais Reveals The One Human Habit That Annoys Him Most

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Ricky Gervais Reveals The One Human Habit That Annoys Him Most

With the world seemingly going to sh*t every day, there's one man who can spark a spot of savage humour back into it. That man is Ricky Gervais.

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Many things annoy Ricky. With his honesty challenging topics such as war and religion, he's now tackling humanity head-first. And the public's everyday habits are a huge ball-ache for him.

Take your classic annoyances; like picking your nose and eating it, biting your nails off, or scratching the dead skin off your feet on a busy bus. Not pleasant for anyone, right.

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But what's Ricky's biggest pet hate? The singular habit that really makes him tick? Turns out noises are, and the sound of phlegming tops his list:

"Nothing competes with this. I was in a restaurant in America and the waiter did this [phlegm noise]. F*cking hell. And even when he went away I could still hear him, so every time he went [phlegm noise] I went c*nt"

Ricky went on to say the noise would be more distracting than an atomic bomb dropping outside. Anything that warrants the c-word is infuriating, so we're in total agreement here, Rick.

Ricky Gervais Unfiltered
Ricky Gervais Unfiltered
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Another peeve that the world famous stand-up comedian loathes is keyboard typing. As he rants: "I was on a plane once and this woman was typing. That annoyed me. It's her rite. But she had bangles, so I was like 'f*cking hell, has the circus come to f*cking town?'"

Ricky (this time at least) restrained himself from passing on a explicit comment. Which was probably best, seeing as a mid-flight showdown at 3,000 feet above sea level would've had serious repercussions - all in the name of a lady removing her wrist bangles as she used her laptop.

He always prepares for annoying noises though: "I always carry my iPod, sometimes earplugs, just in case someone is annoying me"

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Ricky Gervais' Humanity stand-up special is available to watch now on Netflix UK.

Topics: Ricky Gervais

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