There’s no doubt about it that the internet, and Twitter in particular, can be guilty of acting as a breeding ground for some rather unsavoury opinions.
So one Twitter user, Stephanie Boland, decided to cut through the noise to try and find some of the more pleasant yet still debatable points of view.
She asked her followers for their most unpopular benign opinions – and boy, did they deliver.
What’s the most unpopular benign opinion you hold? (i.e. not politically dodgy, just socially derided)
— Stephanie Boland (@stephanieboland) August 3, 2017
Here are some of the best (be warned: some are less ‘inoffensive’ than others).
I really don’t mind other people eating on public transport.
— Duncan Robinson (@duncanrobinson) August 3, 2017
I don’t mind the word “moist”
— Allyson Markey (@AllysonMMarkey) August 3, 2017
Twitter’s ‘In case you missed it’ function shows me interesting tweets that I might not have seen otherwise
— Ed (@ocelotwildly) August 3, 2017
Bucks Fizz are an underrated band. Radiohead are an overrated band.
— Emma Burnell (@EmmaBurnell_) August 3, 2017
Bacon sandwiches shouldn’t have sauce in them. Game of Thrones is stupid. Adrian Chiles is good television presenter
— Anita Singh (@anitathetweeter) August 3, 2017
trainers are shoes for when you’re doing sports and nothing else
— Marie Le Conte (@youngvulgarian) August 3, 2017
no time for all animals. except tortoises
— Barbara Speed (@bspeed8) August 3, 2017
untoasted sliced bread is a demon, and bread sandwiches are disgusting.
— Nikesh Shukla (@nikeshshukla) August 3, 2017
Chewing gum is disgusting. Football is boring. Chaplin is funnier than Keaton. Plain choc digestives are better than milk choc ones.
— Mathew Lyons (@MathewJLyons) August 3, 2017
I am against all forms of Quiche.
— James Masters (@Masters_JamesD) August 3, 2017