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One-Liner Wednesday – A backhanded compliment?

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I wonder sometimes if Chinese food likes me as much as I like it …
The craziest thing? I got this same message almost exactly five years ago to the day. Figure out those odds, Mr. Holton! 😉  Click.


Photo: My fortune cookie message tonight: “Enjoy you own company. If you don’t, who will?”


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48 thoughts on “One-Liner Wednesday – A backhanded compliment?

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  3. Maybe you’re on the owner’s radar..or it’s a code sent by someone who’s been tailing you all these years.

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  12. Huh, I like that fortune!

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  26. That is a weird one to be sure! A good thing most of us writers enjoy our solitude (unless we get too too much of it!)

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  33. In a Vietnamese restaurant I received the same message in a fortune cookie at three different meals that read “A fool at forty is a fool indeed”. I was in my forties when that happened. The other people with me got different (and less ominous) messages which puzzled me all the more. However, looking back I now realize I should have paid more attention to that message than I did.

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  38. Whoa. That’s one way of putting it. A backhanded compliment indeed.

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  41. Enjoying your own company is mandatory right now for sure.

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