Friday, November 12, 2010

Degrees Of Firmness


1. You can take your shoes off here if you like.

2. We take our shoes off here.

3. We do like visitors to take their shoes off.

4. Are you alright with taking your shoes off?

5. You don't mind taking your shoes off, do you?

6. Could you take your shoes off, please?

7. Take your shoes off, please.

8. Shoes off.

9. Shoes off now!

Which do you prefer?


richyrich said...

Another 2 ways of asking at each end of the spectrum:
"If you feel more comfortable taking your shoes off, please feel free to do so"

"Who do you think you are coming in here with your filthy shoes on? Take them off now or go away!"

Celestial Fundy said...

Thanks for the suggestions.