Whoever came up with the phrase "sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me" must have never been on the receiving end of a savage comeback. Because when used correctly, words can do a lifetime of damage.
1.) From andrewhoohaa:
I went to catholic high school and had to wear a belt every day as part of the uniform. One day I had forgotten the belt, and the vice principal, who was a very fat man had caught me. He said, “Excuse me young man, I can’t see your belt.” I stopped in my tracks and said “Yeah? I can’t see yours either.’ I was on the receiving end of 5 days detention for that one.
2.) From Born2dodishes: