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What to say when people call you messy

What to say when you are called messy

Some folks are just not naturally tidy, let’s face it cleaning isn’t exactly most people’s idea of a good time.

The tough thing about being messy is when you have unexpected guests show up at the door you are in a state of panic! You try and hide your crap in cupboards, under the bed to no avail, your room still looks like a mess.

My friend’s house looked a bit like a pigsty and I was secretly horrified when I saw the door to his room open. I really didn’t think it looked like an inhabitable place to sleep. Well, the next time I went over it was all clean and sparkly, a miracle had truly occurred.

When I asked what happened he told me he read Marie Kondo’s book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up and he was now able to keep his room clean. I now really believe that there is hope for everyone to become a little tidier.


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If people are complaining that your house is a messy pigsty, use one of our fun comebacks below.

Vote for the best comeback when people call you messy

Mom, my friends don\'t care if my room is messy. They just care if we have food.
My parents say it\'s their house, but when it\'s time to clean magically it becomes my house too.
I don’t have a bad handwriting, I have my own font.
I am simply a creative organizer

What to say when you are told your room is a mess

when people call your room messy

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