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#209195 - 01/22/13 12:28 AM Throwing shade
Jackie Offline

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What izzat, please?

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#209196 - 01/22/13 08:26 AM Re: Throwing shade [Re: Jackie]
Tromboniator Offline
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Talking trash, disrespecting, saying something negative about someone or something. Subtext is that the thrower often ends up looking worse than the throwee.

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#209197 - 01/22/13 08:46 AM Re: Throwing shade [Re: Jackie]
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It's a new one to me, too.
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#209199 - 01/22/13 11:01 AM Re: Throwing shade [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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I've heard two similar:

"holding anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of
throwing it at someone else; you are the only one who gets burned"
-supposedly Buddha

"resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person
to die"
-Malachy McCourt


Edited by LukeJavan8 (01/22/13 11:02 AM)
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#209200 - 01/22/13 11:19 AM Re: Throwing shade [Re: Jackie]
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In this instance, I'm not sure the subtext applies; I think most people probably agree with the First Lady...

wink
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#209206 - 01/22/13 11:12 PM Re: Throwing shade [Re: Jackie]
Jackie Offline

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You got it, eta. smile

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