You don't say

The 10 remarks most likely to catch your attention -- and not in a good way.

Published February 14, 2001 8:00PM (EST)

1. We have to talk.

2. He's just someone I used to know.

3. Look, don't take this the wrong way.

4. It's just a work party. You wouldn't have a good time.

5. She's got a boyfriend, OK?

6. Yeah, no, let's get together. How about Sunday night?

7. Do you ever think about other people?

8. Everyone thinks you should just chill out.

9. I've done this a million times, OK?

10. The doctor says it's just a rash.

By Carina Chocano

Carina Chocano writes about TV for Salon. She is the author of "Do You Love Me or Am I Just Paranoid?" (Villard).

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