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The leg exercises are pivoting curtsy lunges

How to lose weight in 4 easy steps! (SLYT)
posted by numaner on Feb 27, 2016 - 32 comments

Forgiveness is something other people owe you after you've hurt them.

How To Apologize: "Remember, the goal of apologizing is to keep someone from being angry, because you're responsible for how other people feel about you." [SLToast]
posted by divined by radio on Nov 4, 2015 - 83 comments

"I'm sorry you're offended."

"I'm sorry you're offended." [more inside]
posted by Nevin on Nov 1, 2015 - 25 comments

It takes him five beers.

Poynter's List of the Best (and Worst) Corrections, Retractions and Apologies in Media in 2014 Previously. Previouslier.
posted by Navelgazer on Dec 20, 2014 - 26 comments

"Are you ready to find love in Alderaan places?"

Regret the Error: The best and worst media errors and corrections in 2013 [more inside]
posted by zarq on Dec 18, 2013 - 41 comments

The Psychology of Apology

Apologies function as a social lubricant. They smooth hurt feelings and make interactions easier. So why is it so difficult to say "I'm sorry"? It turns out there may be psychological benefits from refusing to apologize.
posted by wolfdreams01 on Apr 2, 2013 - 69 comments


A teacher, a student and a 39-year-long lesson in forgiveness
posted by IvoShandor on Apr 22, 2012 - 35 comments


The Art of the Apology. Perhaps some mefi discussions may benefit from this. Fresh year, and all. [via boingboing]
posted by majcher on Jan 2, 2004 - 4 comments

So Sorry We Ate Your Great-Grandpa

Never Too Late? Descendants of the only European ever eaten in Fiji will get an apology next month from natives. (Another account, and a nice commentary.) We did cannibalism last April, but this is more about saying you're sorry. Is it worth apologizing, after 136 years?
posted by LeLiLo on Oct 15, 2003 - 14 comments

Well excuuuuse me!

Even Presidents need to apologize from time to time. Other lesser politicians and business people need to learn the fine art of apology as well. There are sorry poems [warning: bad midi music]. And of course, for those who can’t think of anything to say, there’s an apology generator
posted by Outlawyr on Aug 26, 2003 - 25 comments

Police abandon photo targets

Apologies come from the top Queensland, Australia: "QUEENSLAND'S elite anti-terrorism police will no longer use photos of real people in target practice after concerns were raised by indigenous and civil liberties groups." Dp the police have the right to use someone's mugshot for target practice, without permission or consent?
posted by skinsuit on Jul 7, 2003 - 16 comments

State of Virginia apologises for eugenics policy.

State of Virginia apologises for eugenics policy. I'm not American, so perhaps it's understandable that I'd never heard of the scale of such policies, but I'm pretty well-informed, and I'm astonished that it isn't better known-of. I guess I'm mostly posting because I'd be interested in learning how well-known and understood the issue is in the US. There's also an image archive on the subject here.
posted by jonpollard on May 3, 2002 - 18 comments

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