29 March 2013

The Art of Compliment

"Linguists love categorizing things and, by analyzing thousands of nice things people say to each other, they’ve developed three ways of easily pigeon-holing any given compliment. The first step in coding a compliment is working out if it’s formulaic or non-formulaic. You see, perhaps the most surprising thing about most compliments is how similar they are to one another—in fact, they’re downright unoriginal."

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Unpublished: Coffe/Tea and cancer (Caffeine-'Addicted' Bacteria), Households by income group

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