First name terms No, Mr and Mrs to you: Two-thirds of us hate it when cold callers use our first names Poll finds three in ten people fed up with strangers treating them like friends One in five objected to Facebook's 'how's it going' messages Most traditional views held in Wales, while Scottish are more relaxed By Claire Ellicott PUBLISHED: 00:37 GMT, 2 April 2013 | UPDATED: 17:23 GMT, 2 April 2013 A survey found almost two-thirds of us hate cold callers who address customers by their first name Answering the phone halfway through dinner to a cold caller trying to sell you things you’ll never want or need is bad enough. What’s worse When they use your first name to do it. Almost two-thirds of us hate cold callers who address customers by their first name and start conversations with ‘hi’, a study found.
Goalkeeper banned from wearing all-pink kit in tribute to cancer suffering motherJack Turner had the kit made especially to support mother and raise money Told he could not wear the strip because was not the team's 'official colours'Club was threatened with a fine if Mr Turner continued to flout the rules | UPDATED: 18:00 GMT, 16 December 2012 A goalkeeper has been banned from wearing an all-pink kit to support his cancer-stricken mother. Jack Turner, 20, who plays for Staines Town, had the garish outfit made especially to pay tribute to his mother Kim and to raise money for a breast cancer charity.
'What sort of person beheads a figure of Mrs Christmas' Thug's attack on elderly couple's festive display is caught on CCTV Vandal decapitated Mrs Santa Claus character CCTV shows him throwing body parts around family garden Gertie and John Garner had put up display for disabled son Christopher | UPDATED: 13:20 GMT, 28 November 2012 Police are hunting a vandal who stole a Mrs Santa Claus figure from an elderly couple’s garden – before cutting its head off.