Sunday, February 11, 2007

If You Will...

I just really hate this phrase: "If you will..."

I mean really, what does it mean? I was listening to NPR the this morning and a guy who was being interviewed said "If you will" something like three times during a two minute response.

I hate "If you will..." It is like saying, "You are too dumb to understand what I really want to say, so I will make it easier for you."

Every time I hear, "If you will..." I want to shout, "What if I won't?"

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