October 27th, 2004

Gir!

Another silly poll - bless its heart!


I remember having discussed this with folks a while back when I said, "Bless your heart" to a co-worker for doing something nice for me and she took it as an insult. What do you folks think?
Poll #373878 Bless your heart!

What does the phrase "Bless your heart!" mean to you? (Pick the most common way you've used it or heard it used)

A sincere expression of affection ("You bought me roses? Bless your heart!")
10(28.6%)
A way to diffuse less complimentary comments ("You are so naive, bless your heart!")
14(40.0%)
A "fuck you" way to respond to an insult ("Did you just call me an idiot? Bless your heart!")
2(5.7%)
Other (please respond in comments)
9(25.7%)
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