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sassy comebacks

pattern1991 Member Posts: 36 Courageous
i know we shouldn't really do i but what is the sassiest  or funniest comeback used when someone talked down to you or misread personal relationships due to your disability     


  • leeCal
    leeCal Member Posts: 5,203 Disability Gamechanger
    edited April 2021
    I was in the habit of being Late for work at one time* and a particular foreman used to enjoy telling me I was late every time. One morning he started again and I stopped him and said “no I’m not late I’m early for tomorrow, because I wasn’t coming in today!” He was quite speechless trying to work out just what I’d said. Ha!

    (* I had a dog who repeatedly got out of the garden just before I was to leave home for work and I’d have to spend quite a while tracking her down and returning her before I could set off for work. Very annoying.)

    “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.”

    ― Dalai Lama XIV
  • Welshjayne2021
    Welshjayne2021 Member Posts: 85 Courageous
    I received one of those compensation phone calls about working in heavy industry. They claimed that they had on record that i’d been working in heavy industry for many years.  I asked if they had the right person, but they assured me that I was the person they were looking for.  Ok! I said.  But I think you should know that I was born with Cerebral Palsy, and don’t you think it might have been a tad dangerous for me work in such a place considering I can’t do buttons up on my blouse?  Well! You could feel the uncomfortable realisation through the phone.  Talk about being tongue-tied and spluttering.  I am ashamed to say I found it highly amusing.


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