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LochnessMonster October 19th, 2013 9:14pm

"Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me."

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cornybread The Large Malus Fruit
10/20/13 11:36 am

I always thought that statement was kind of... like, where did it come from? We were taught the exact opposite as kids; words are hurtful.

KatG Liberal in Ohio
10/19/13 8:54 pm

I'd rather you just punch me in the face than hurt my feelings. It hurts less.

DavesNotHere where am I
10/19/13 4:50 pm

If it was true there wouldn't be all these kids depressed or committing suicide over words. Some people are sensitive and that should be respected.

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
10/19/13 3:42 pm

It may not cause direct physical harm, but it has great potential for strong mental/emotional harm. Having gone through both physical and verbal abuse - words can hurt... A lot.

makem Chinese Xinjiang Camp
10/19/13 3:18 pm

That's one of my "Greatest lies in human history" along with "You'll be fine" and "Republicans are evil"

Zimmeress Make Me Laugh
10/19/13 2:48 pm

Haha. Call me a bïtch and I'll call you 'right'.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
10/19/13 2:42 pm

Words can hurt more than broken bones. I've felt both.

swjboucher Just Run
10/19/13 2:37 pm

Slander can hurt someone. So I would have to say false. Different from calling me a name.