The "how are you" phrase that goes unanswered...

It drives me insane when someone asks another person how they're doing ("Hello.  How are you?") as a greeting and they don't answer, they just give a different response.  This happens all the time on talk radio and it drives me nuts.


Another related one is when

Another related one is when someone says, "What's up?" and doesn't wait around to hear you reply.

I agree

and by the way, Hello! How are you?

Welcome to Peaverville.


I'm great.  Thank you for the welcome.