Polite Parking Note Found on Car Windshield in Britain Shines Spotlight on Considerate Communication

…By Joseph Benjamin for TDPel Media. A letter discovered on a car windshield has garnered attention as “Britain’s politest parking note” due to its remarkably apologetic tone.

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The note was left on the windscreen of a silver Suzuki Ignis and addresses the issue of the vehicle being parked for an extended period, occupying an excessive amount of space.

However, the anonymous author goes to great lengths to maintain a polite demeanor.

A Considerate Request

The message starts with a friendly request, acknowledging the scarcity of on-street parking in the area.

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The Silver Suzuki Ignis

The note explicitly refers to the vehicle in question, a silver Suzuki Ignis, and proceeds to make a courteous appeal.

The author asks if it would be possible for the car to be parked more efficiently in a designated bay, as a gesture of consideration towards other road users.

The writer emphasizes the appreciation they would feel if this request is fulfilled.

A Touch of Apology

In an attempt to maintain politeness, the author preemptively apologizes if the car is not drivable, indicating their understanding of the possibility that there may be reasons for its current state.

The note concludes with a gracious “many, many thanks,” expressing gratitude in advance.

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Uncommon Politeness

A local individual, upon witnessing the note, remarked that such windscreen messages are usually characterized by passive-aggressiveness.

However, this particular note stands out as being different, potentially earning it the title of “Britain’s politest” parking note.

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