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The mainstay of health visitors and midwives.I mean, wtf does it actually mean?<here endeth>
it is a tautology
Ok...tautology - is that where you say the same thing twice, e.g. "free gift" or am I confused?
Oh, am I allowed to use ellipsis in pedant's corner? That was wrong, wasn't it?<cringes>
Well I think it means something.Eg if someone said to me now 'how do you feel?' I'd say 'well I'm a bit stressed cos I'm busy at work and worried about the new au pair' but if they said 'how do you feel in yourself?' I'd be more introspective.
yepHow are you in yourself is just silly I agreeI mean they wouldn't say how are you in Roger. Or how are you in the kitchenetc
but why not just say"How are you"
But suppose they asked Roger how he was in somebody else?
Well that would be a very different matter
"I don't, my arms aren't long enough," is the correct response.
The alternative is to say "how are you?" with head tilted to one side and an "I'm a really really caring person" look.
I feel rammed full of organs, giblets and the like. Oh, and several pints of bile, lymph and blood. Probably a bit of pus too.
Sorry, I forgot the mucus. There's definitely some mucus at present too.
Oh my god I hate hate hate this expression!!! And so true that it's so often HVs and midwives who use it. Even worse is if they use it in reference to your DC: "but how is baby in himself". Arrrggghhhh.
Fine thanks, and how are you guys diddling?
Sorry for the overuse of exclamation marks btw. I'm sure it's a pet hate of many here but I feel very strongly about this.
Lol Rhubarb. I hope I soon have occasion to use that response.
you have got it wrong - i think they are asking about masterbation - that is how I always answer it anyway.
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