Sometimes commercials provide more comic fodder than they intend. My guy and I both latched on to an exclamation made by one of the weight-loss women. "...the fat was just melting off and my husband says, 'look at you!!'" she screeches with ecstasy that is so commonly feigned by most manically smiling actors extolling the wonders of cleaning products, feminine products, laundry products, and other scented products.
The "look at you!!" cry is also common at holiday gatherings, luncheons, and other chance meetings we'd rather not engage in but have no choice but to acknowledge the other party's presence. That falsely exuberant greeting grates on my ears, making me cringe even when it isn't intended for me. The muscles in my face freeze and begin to ache and my jaw locks, and my ears bleed whenever I hear it. Although, I admit, it is fun to crow: