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Hoo82

Joined: 08/13/1998 Posts: 4428
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I hate to say it, but


I have heard those way too often.

Recently sat in an interview where the prospective candidate said “to be honest with you...” 40 times and “I hate to say it, but...” over 20 times. Yes, I counted. So did our HR manager. This candidate is still available for hire if anyone needs another body.

(In response to this post by RC67)

Posted: 05/18/2021 at 1:25PM



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Current Thread:
 
  
Why do people have to qualify a statement with: -- RC67 05/18/2021 1:05PM
  Don't mean to criticize but -- jdubforwahoowa 05/18/2021 8:27PM
  It generally means the thing to follow is a lie. ** -- The Hook 05/18/2021 6:27PM
  Hear me now and believe me later. ** -- Jim C 05/18/2021 4:35PM
  Truly, Truly, I say to you. ** -- PST-1992 05/18/2021 3:20PM
  Yes, but can come off as condescending. ** -- RC67 05/18/2021 3:09PM
  01110100 01101000 01101001 01110011 00001010 ** -- Guy Caballero 05/18/2021 2:48PM
  I don’t think those are as bad as “Right” -- DownTownHoo 05/18/2021 1:55PM
  That's like super annoying, ya know? ** -- EHoo 05/18/2021 2:30PM
  Yeah I know, right? ** -- Ronald Mexico 05/18/2021 2:51PM
  So, I agree. ** -- WahooKnows 05/18/2021 3:50PM
  Ugh. When did the "So" thing start? Drives me crazy ** -- 111shamrock 05/18/2021 3:57PM
  Yeah, that's the ticket. ** -- Jim C 05/18/2021 4:36PM
  Thought gathering mechanism ** -- HooStu 05/18/2021 1:41PM
  "No disrespect, but" ** -- Hoos1&1 05/18/2021 1:31PM
  It’s in the Geneva Convention ** -- Ronald Mexico 05/18/2021 1:53PM
  I hate to say it, but -- Hoo82 05/18/2021 1:25PM
  Dude,...** -- Hoos Operator 05/18/2021 1:21PM
  From a linguistic standpoint, it is fascinating. -- Faz d. Hoo 05/18/2021 1:20PM
  No, it implies a little resignation in the answer. -- 111shamrock 05/18/2021 1:16PM
  Best ** -- FfxStationHokie 05/18/2021 1:15PM
  To be honest with you, I don't know. ** -- Slider 05/18/2021 1:09PM
  Literally or figuratively. ** -- jdubforwahoowa 05/18/2021 1:17PM
  Yes. ** -- Slider 05/18/2021 1:20PM
  Succinctly Stated! ** -- jdubforwahoowa 05/18/2021 1:20PM
  Trust me, it's a mystery, Slider. ** -- QBSacker 05/18/2021 1:10PM
  Just 1 More to add to the equation. ** -- jdubforwahoowa 05/18/2021 1:16PM
  With all due respect, -- Chesapeake HOO 05/18/2021 1:09PM
  Don't Put That Evil On Me! ** -- jdubforwahoowa 05/18/2021 1:17PM

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