Re: rets and rot o/t

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Posted by Catherine Cartwright Jones on June 2, 2002 at 14:41:56:

In reply to: Re: rets and rot posted by Tom on May 31, 2002 at 07:18:13:

: Still lookin for snappy
: comebax to the "I GOTS A real TATTOO" from somebody as sardonic as
: GWYN or the rest of y'all.

Well ...... there's the deeply caustic, totally calculating, deadly
cynical "Wow! You are soooooooo clever! I wish I was as smart as
you!" Then you can smile sweetly and enjoy watching them be clueless.
That's a very old trick of her trade. (Vanity, my favorite sin!)
Precisely such a magical phrase (and others similar) was used in 400
BCE in India by intintelligent, talented women to levitate funds from
clueless men into the folds of their own saris.

The problem with snappy comebacks, is that some idiot will insist on
trying to match wits with you, and .... pathetic .


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