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Re: When Is It Okay To Call Out A Rude Person? Ever?
« Reply #30 on: June 28, 2013, 08:15:18 PM »
This is one of those stories that becomes funnier as time goes by and provides continuing entertainment as you ponder the perfect response.

My current suggestion: "Asparagus?  No, I believe it was a Brussel sprouts casserole.  Would you like the recipe?"

My favorite snappy answer so far!

However, my response would be a variation of Allyson's.  I would give her a well-bred flat affect, followed by a raised eyebrow and a very proper "I beg your pardon" in a tone designed to make her dig herself in deeper.  It's a bit mean-spirited, but people like this usually only get broken of such behavior when they end up making world-class fools of themselves.