Ralph was extremely angry at the cashier. If you were observing Ralph, how would he appear?
- Choleric (had to slip in a fun adjective)
- Breathing heavily
- Eyes bulging
- Jaws tight/teeth grinding
- Shaking with rage
- Invading personal space
- Offensive posture (squaring of shoulders, chest out, fists clenched)
Janice couldn't wait to get out of there.
- Looking at watch/clock/cell phone
- Tapping feet
- Drumming fingers
- Inching toward the exit
- Increasingly agitated, short spoken
"He...had a long, lank, skeleton hand, which particularly attracted my attention, as he stood at the pony’s head, rubbing his chin with it, and looking up at us in the chaise. He had a way of writhing when he wanted to express enthusiasm, which was very ugly."
(Description of Uriah Heep, from David Copperfield)
Adjectives for the day: balbutient, belliferous, bibacious, bloviater, bumptious
Bonus: Speaking of behavior, I'm a huge fan of Jim Parsons and his portrayal of Sheldon Cooper. B is for Big Bang Theory Personality Test. Which character are you? Click here
Photo credit: The image of Jim Parsons at Comic Con used for this post was originally posted to Flickr.com, and was then uploaded to Wikimedia Commons on 19:39, 22 July 2012 (UTC) by Sebastian Wallroth. On that date it was licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.