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Re: “I’m just saying”  •  June 22, 2012, 11:31am  •  0 vote

Logging in to report a sighting of "I'm just saying." Today Pres. Obama, in a speech on Immigration issues, mentioned that Mitt Romney promised to veto the Dream Act. He then added, "I think that

Re: “I’m just saying”  •  July 15, 2010, 11:06am  •  2 votes

Jan, I think "I am not here to argue" is also an implied meaning of "just saying." Also wanted to share an apt usage of the phrase that I spotted in a comment to the article on Gravity in the New Y

Re: “I’m just saying”  •  July 13, 2010, 9:25am  •  3 votes

Jan, I think "refuse" is to strong. One declines to elaborate or defend because 1) one wishes to avoid picking a fight. Sometimes the phrase "just saying," by suggesting that one is avoiding a figh

Re: “I’m just saying”  •  April 29, 2010, 11:46am  •  4 votes

Yes, Emily, what you said: "I always thought of it as making yourself sound more innocent, especially if it follows some kind of biting comment or teasing remark." But there is also the "protest t

Re: “I’m just saying”  •  April 26, 2010, 1:45pm  •  2 votes

Perhaps in 2006 when this was posted, the saying was "I'm just saying." By now it has become "just sayin" and appears on national TV, in ads, and even on CNN as Jon Stewart famously pointed out: htt