They say stupid and hurtful things.
Sometimes, they may try to couch or sugarcoat what they are saying, so you need to put 2 and 2 together.
Yes, that's four...bang!
Whether it's transparent or hiding behind a veil of political correctness or mischievousness, you get the messaging.
Everyone has an angle, as they say in Hollywood.
Is it benevolent or malevolent or perhaps just dopey does.
Either way, words are very important.
It's called communications and you send out messages verbally and non-verbally.
Rule of thumb:
"Clarity, conciseness, and coherence."
Often, the messaging can be confused...like the old game of telephone or just in-coherency of words or thinking.
So which it it--there is no return policy to speak of or there are no returns allowed.
Tell me damn it!
Why can't the English learn to speak english? ;-)
(Source Photo: Andy Blumenthal)