Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Adding Insult to Injury: Just Sayin’

One of my favorite comedians, Henry Cho, has a hilarious bit where he talks about how to insult someone in a kind manner. In this particular standup routine, he details how his wife’s southern family will cut someone down and then add “God bless her soul.”

She definitely has some junk in the trunk, God bless her soul. His singing sounds like a sick bird, God bless his soul. The cook needs cooking lessons, God bless her soul.

I find myself filtering my remarks in a similar manner – only it’s usually after the fact and after I have put my foot in my mouth. My saving grace phrase is typically, “Just Sayin’” Continue reading


November 27, 2009 Posted by | Blog, Reflecting | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment