Sunday, 12 May 2013

952. What we mean is what we don't say...(96)

We sayMy, you're looking well!

We mean:  Whoa!  You've put on weight!

What it says about us: I'm not being catty, I'm just reverting to a 'collective unconscious' legacy - in the middle ages it meant you were looking prosperous.  Really.


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