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Do you have annoying habits that are labeled uncivil by your coworkers?

When I read the comments posted to my last entry, I thought about having a talk with my coffee mug. To tell it to stay home in my cubicle or the break room, so I could not be slurping coffee in front of someone’s cubicle. (I’m pretty sure the mug can still attend meetings if I don’t slurp.) It helps me be more civil if I understand what annoys others.

One of those serendipitous things
The day there were comments about discourteous worker habits on my post, I found this Forbes.com piece on annoyances in the workplace--personal conversations, loud talkers, speaker phones, messy break rooms, potent-smelling food, computer noises, cell phone rings…