“What They Really Mean – II” / Memorable Fancies #1390

(1) “I’m sorry, but…” [means] “You’ll be sorry, that…”

(2) If something is “out of the question,” that is exactly the question.

The following three are from Dwight Macdonald:

(3) “We are confident” [means] “We are not confident”

(4) “Undoubtedly” [means] “Perhaps”

(5) “Obviously” [means] “Maybe”

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