New Sport Kilt!

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Re: New Sport Kilt!

Postby dillon » Thu May 28, 2015 10:15 pm

As Daniel described it, it sounded like she was giving him sarcasm, though none of us were there.
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Re: New Sport Kilt!

Postby Milfmog » Fri May 29, 2015 9:15 am

dillon wrote:As Daniel described it, it sounded like she was giving him sarcasm, though none of us were there.

Agreed and that may well be exactly how it was intended. However, as I have already noted, sarcasm falls flat on its' face when it is not recognised as such, but is simply accepted as a sincere compliment.

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Re: New Sport Kilt!

Postby crfriend » Fri May 29, 2015 9:42 am

Milfmog wrote:However, as I have already noted, sarcasm falls flat on its' face when it is not recognised as such, but is simply accepted as a sincere compliment.

Indeed, and deliberately dismissing the sarcasm puts the detractor on the back foot and gives you the advantage. Sometimes it pays to take said advantage.
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Re: New Sport Kilt!

Postby STEVIE » Sat May 30, 2015 9:04 pm

I had the very opposite last night in the pub. I spent a good ten minutes of convivial conversation convincing someone that my skirt was not a kilt.
This was from a definite "Aberdonian". We would never have had that chat had I been properly kilted or trousered.
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