That moment when a fleeting look of happiness gives way to a defeated frown... it's a thing of beauty. That's why we love the backhanded compliment. It's simple, elegant and ruthlessly efficienct. It's also the only kind of compliment we give. Below we've collected 14 of our best backhanded compliments for you to send to your friends, enemies, and random Facebook and Twitter jerks. Or you can always try your hand at crafting you own in our user card section.