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Old December 8 2012, 04:35 PM   #279
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Re: Sayings that you hate now

Rhubarbodendron wrote: View Post
Another thing that's not really a saying but a reflexive habit: People accepting a compliment that's not really directed at them.

"You have a lovely wife."

"Thank you!"

Oh, did you design her yourself?
So what is the purpose of saying "You have a lovely wife" to begin with?

And what would be the proper reaction to that statement in your opinion?
A movie aiming low should not be praised for hitting that target.
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