It's a backhanded compliment
. I know I should be happy but all I feel is frustrated and confused.
The term lipstick lesbian was, I believe, coined in the early '90s, and as far as I'm concerned, it was an extremely backhanded compliment
to lesbians from our friends in the media.
Admittedly, that's something of a backhanded compliment
If The Nation at Risk is predicated on the fact that our loss of competitive position in the mid-'80s was due to teachers, well, that's a backhanded compliment
, that the teachers are that important.
Maverick filmmaker John Walters pays her a backhanded compliment
: 'At last, (there was) a female impersonator who dyed her hair orange, wore obviously false eyelashes and scary red lipstick at home, married a man of another race, got pregnant on television, hung out with her blue-collar neighbours, and ran away to pal around with Rock Hudson.
Whatever our interpretations of the katakana characters, it's clear that in using them the Wachowski brothers are delivering a backhanded compliment
to the Japanese culture that has so influenced them.
is one of the few negative remarks in this largely hagiographic study.
prerequisite?" Perhaps as a backhanded compliment
to Pollack's slam, Joe B.
In a backhanded compliment
, the accolade for the best screen kiss was awarded to two women - Neve Campbell and Denise Richards in the movie Wild Things.
In letter 78 of The Citizen of the World, the Chinese Philosopher pays a backhanded compliment
to French cuisine:
Summary: New Delhi (India), Aug 5 (ANI): Kajol who turned 45 on Monday received a backhanded compliment
from hubby Ajay on her special day.
Ian McCall will hopefully take the backhanded compliment
but a huge part of the success of his Ayr side this season has come in their uncompromising make-up.
Fully aware of van Dijk 's talents, the former Real Madrid winger, who has announced he will leave Bayern at the end of the season, offered something of a backhanded compliment
when quizzed about the centre-back.
Evra revealed that his former United pal Ronaldo does not like losing even at table tennis
Meanwhile Baywatch won the backhanded compliment
award as it scooped the Razzie Nominee So Bad You Loved It award.