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10 Things Not to Say to a Walker


Updated June 01, 2014

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10 Things Not to Say to a Walker
Walking Legs in Capris

Walking Legs in Capris

Wendy Bumgardner © 2011

If you are a walker, you've probably heard your share of irritating comments from others. Sometimes it's an outright insult with no gray area. But some common well-intentioned comments make me grit my teeth and try not to make a snarky reply.

When you see somebody walking:
- Don't assume that they want to be a runner.
- Don't assume that they aren't exercising.
- Don't assume that they are lonely and want to stop for a chat.
- Don't assume that you shouldn't also be walking.

Here are my Top 10 Things Not to Say to a Walker.

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