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The Backhanded Compliment Explained

April 15, 2011


You’re a great person. Your mom likes you.  I like you.  Everybody likes you. Or do they? Is it possible people are secretly insulting you, but you always miss it because you’re unfamiliar with the art of the backhanded compliment? The backhanded compliment is so effective because it starts with a positive first half that […]