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The Giant List of Platitudes

Posted 04-05-2015 at 11:15 AM by Employable (Award-Winning Blather*)

I kept redundancies to a minimum, only adding similar phrases if I heard them in person. Examples are “You’ll be fine”/”You’ll be OK” and “I feel your pain”/”I share your pain.”

Non-dictionary definition: A platitude is a statement that’s used so often, it sounds dull or trite instead of interesting, thoughtful or helpful. When someone is coping with a life problem, a platitude is the typical reaction of another person who has nothing genuinely heartfelt or sympathetic to say. It...
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