What is this 'useless persons anonymous'? :no:Today I promise to be less useless than I was yesterday. :laughing:
As for getting the grumpy side of a person when asking for parts, I think it has nothing to do with word choice, but rather some people have a knack for bugging the hell out of anyone.
for instance; whatever it was you were trying to say about Hawaii, or in your entire post for that matter