Thursday, October 27, 2005

When is a compliment not a compliment?

"I really like the way you wore your hair the other day."

smile.  beam.  "Thanks."

"It looked really nice."

smile some more.  "Thanks for saying that.  I appreciate it."

"You should wear it that way all the time."

er.  um.  no?

 

4 comments:

thinkingoutloud said...

Sounds like you ran into my Mom.

ha ha

That's her idea of a compliment.
And in a way it is. Uh...

Niki

hewasolddog299 said...

Creepy...

swibirun said...

ahhh, the backhanded compliment:)

Chris
http://journals.aol.com/swibirun/Inanethoughtsandinsaneramblings
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annalisa135 said...

lol!  I'm sure they "meant well".  :-)