Liz Farrell

May 14, 2014

A life mystery: Why do smokers throw their butts on the ground?

We all have pet peeves -- those grating things in life that personally annoy us, things we feel safe sharing with the perpetrators because being able to punctuate our expression of displeasure with "sorry, that's just a pet peeve of mine" is at once absolving and adorable-sounding.

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About Liz Farrell

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Columnist and senior editor Liz Farrell has lived in the Lowcountry for 12 years, but grew up in Brookline, Mass., just outside of Boston. She graduated with a degree in political science from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania, and enjoys the beach, reading and people with contagious laughs. She pronounces all her R's.