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You poor thing... Bless your heart!

by MercyMercy on August 14, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


The phrase to use in the South in regard to any embarrassing or nonsensical occasion, situation, or person... In other words too far beyond any other comment and there is absolutely nothing left to say... Can be used with a smile, a furrowed brow, or a shadowy whisper... Ahhh, bless your heart!

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