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How do you tactfully tell someone there breath is stinking


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#1 Iceberg Slim

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 04:45 PM

One of my collegues just came into my office and his breath was horrible.....I mean he made my eye's water...not joking...so how would you have let him know his breath was on stank

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 04:49 PM

Bold, upfront, quick and to the point. Only way.

or, throw some tic tacs at him.

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 04:50 PM

"I always told people you could eat the ass end of an elephant, but I'll be damned if you went ahead and did it."

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 04:52 PM

Tough one... are you friends? If so, just straight up... "dude, chew some gum".

If you're not friendly, it could get a little awkward...

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 04:54 PM

This is why you aren't allowed behind my desk. Except for Ellen. But that's under, technically.

#6 Iceberg Slim

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 04:56 PM

Tough one... are you friends? If so, just straight up... "dude, chew some gum".

If you're not friendly, it could get a little awkward...


nope not friends, we just work together....that's what makes it difficult, but this guy's breath is tart all day, every day.....He reports to me and I know if I come at him straight up, it's gonna probably be a problem with HR......

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 04:56 PM

I usually say something like

"I'd want to know if I were in your situation, so I need to tell you your breath is pretty bad"

#8 pawsandclaws

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 05:23 PM

HR would get upset if you told someone their breath was poo?

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 05:28 PM

just be like ayyyeeee dog what did u do have for lunch, a turd sandwich?

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 05:29 PM

Ask him if he had a poo sandwich for lunch. When he says no, tell him you thought their might be some caught in his teeth.

or

Tell him that he needs to visit a doctor because his farts are coming out the wrong end.

or

Leave a pack of Altoids on his desk.

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 05:29 PM

throw mints their way and insist they have several!

#12 Jbro

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 05:48 PM

Wash your cock better.