25 Things “D.C.” People Say But Don’t Really Mean

July 26, 2013 5:09 pm 0 comments Views: 486

25. Greeting from a person you have never met: “It’s good to see you again!”

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24. “I’ll make sure the boss sees this right away.”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

23. “What do you do? …Oh, that sounds interesting.”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

22. “There are no Ubers available, I guess we can walk.”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

21. Elected official referring to a colleague they hate: “My friend…”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

20. “Of course you can crash on my couch while you look for housing.”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

19. “Oh, wow, $1,400 a month for a converted sunroom. So cheap.”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

18. “I would never look up your salary.”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

17. “I don’t lie.”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

16. Intern answering the phone in your office: “Let me check if they are available…Oh, she’s in a meeting… can I give them a note?”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

When SHE is sitting RIGHT THERE.

15. “I love going back home.”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

14. “You look good in seersucker.”

"You look good in seersucker."

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13. “I am kind of the social media expert of my office.”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

12. “We should get coffee sometime.”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

11. “Thank you for all your hard work. It wouldn’t have been possible without you.”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

Followed by: “I love your passion”

10. To a reporter: “Oh, I read your stuff all the time.”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

9. “Yes, mom, the D.C. dating scene is really mature.”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

8. “These heels are really comfortable.”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

7. “Of course I don’t mind going to your house party in Clarendon.”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

6. “H Street is really safe.”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

5. “I don’t care that I wasn’t invited to that.”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

4. “I really like the new ethics rules in Congress.”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

3. “I only read BuzzFeed for the politics section.”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

2. “I am just here to work for the American people.”

25 Things "D.C." People Say But Don't Really Mean

1. Jay Carney: “I appreciate the question.”

Jay Carney: "I appreciate the question."

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