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Columnist: Words and phrases to look out for

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There is one thing for certain: You must watch what people do, not what they say. Words don't jibe with actions. Here are some examples of words and phrases you should look out for.

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"This won't hurt."

It is often followed closely by the phrase: "You're going to feel just a bit of pressure."

Often, the medical people who seem overly fond of these words will get bored with them after years of using them. Then they might say: "Just a little prick coming."

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