• 04:36:20 pm on September 7, 2008 | 0
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    A curious thing: ‘with all due respect’ vs. ‘mawalang-galang’. You use the first to emphasize that you in fact lack respect for the addressee, and the latter to emphasize how much you will be exaggeratingly restrained. i.e. “With all due respect, fuck you.” or “With all due respect, I insult you.” vs. “Mawalang-galang na lang po, ngunit sa akin pong palagay ay waring nalilihis sa katotohanan ang mga sinasabi ninyo.

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