1. I’ll be there in twenty minutes: I still haven’t got dressed and can’t find my handbag.
2. I’ll be there as soon as I can, I’m still waiting for a taxi: See number 1.
3. It’s not really my style, but I’m sure it would look good on you: I hate that outfit.
4. Well, if that’s your decision then I’ll support you: I totally disagree with your decision but I’m not going to say anything.
5. Do you think I’m overreacting?: I don’t care whether you think I’m overreacting, I expect you to agree with me.
6. As long as he makes you happy: I think he’s a douchebag.
7. I’m going to the bar, does anyone want a drink?: I’m asking when I can see you’ve all got full glasses, but don’t want to be accused of not buying a round.
8. (When asked for a choice between two options) I’m happy with either, you choose: I know what I want to do but don’t want to be responsible for you being bored.
9. I haven’t got any money: I don’t want to go.
10. Ooh, you look really pretty today: I see you’ve bothered to put makeup on today.
11. Sorry I didn’t get your message, I think that there’s something wrong with my phone: I completely forgot to reply to your initial message.
12. Sorry, but… : I’m not sorry, I’m just about to tell you that you’re wrong.
13. Ok, I’ll give it a go: I’m not going to even attempt to do it as I can’t be bothered, but I’m going to ask for help again later on and give the impression that I’ve really tried.
14. I hear what you’re saying, but… : I totally disagree and don’t really want to have any further conversations about it.
15. I was really disappointed when you… : You really p*ssed me off.
16. If you’re free for a catch-up let me know: I know that neither of us are going to contact each other, but I thought I would be polite.
17. It’s not you, it’s me: It’s you. Definitely you.
18. Haha! Only joking! : I wasn’t joking.
19. Thanks anyway: Thanks for nothing apart from wasting my time.
20. I’m not ready for a relationship right now: I’m not attracted to you enough to want to be in a monogamous relationship with you.
21. Aww, he’s a little bruiser isn’t he!: Your child is overweight.
22. I’m not feeling well: I want to stay in, watch TV and stuff my face.
23. Lol: I didn’t laugh, but I am acknowledging the fact that you made a joke.
24. Do you want the last one?: I really want the last one and am hoping that you’ll let me have it.
25. I’ll be ok: I’m fed up, but I don’t want to talk about it anymore and I would like you to shut up now.
26. I’m going to go, I’ve got be to up early for work tomorrow: I’m bored.
27. You look like you need a hand: You’re doing a rubbish job and I think I can do it better.
What do you guys think? Do you say things that you don’t really mean?
I could relate myself to number 8
Oh dear, we’ve been rumbled!!!! I’ve used rather too many of these. Note to self : be more honest in future!!
Haha! I think that it’s necessary to use some of these to avoid hurting someone’s feelings, but wouldn’t it be nice to be able to say what we think without upsetting anyone!
These are spot on! hahaha! P.S. loving the new blog layout 🙂
Thank you! Really pleased you like it!
These are totally true!! Love this post!
You’ve just about covered them all. There is also the woman’s reply of “Fine,” that means, “You’re absolutely wrong and selfish and being impossible, but I”m too pissed to talk.”
Haha – totally agree. I’m fine = I’m not fine, but you should know why and I’m going to keep you guessing until you figure it out and apologise…
I say exactly what I mean. This is probably why I have so few friends. Lol, kidding. I’ve found that my friend Chelsea and I say exactly what we mean and don’t hold back. I am not intentionally rude, but I’m not about to bullshit anybody!
I think I’ve learned how to do that better as I’ve got older – I’ve been taken advantage of on so many occasions, and now I stand up for myself…
I’m afraid to say anything because you might try to say I mean something else entirely! :p
Haha! What do you mean? 😉
I do 25. Sometimes necessary haha!
Hilarious and truthy. I find the solution to this problem (for me) is to not interact with other people. If called out for my misanthropic tendencies, I politely explain “it’s not you, it’s me.”
(It’s you, totally.)
Haha! I totally agree with the non-interaction, it’s nice to be left alone isn’t it!
That was super awesome Suzie. When I began reading, I was thinking are you writing about Indians? 😛 Then I realized, we are all the same 😀
I think I am guilty of quite a few of those, especially the ones where I am fed up but don’t want to say anything! 🙂
It’s difficult to remain calm and keep quiet when really you want to rant isn’t it!
Yes, oh it certainly is!
These are so true. They made me chuckle in a guilty sort of a wa☺
Amusing, and highly relatable lol
P.S…I didn’t actually lol, there were smiles though, and some sniggering 😉
I can certainly take that – a smile is all i need haha!