Category Archives: Youth apologizes

Can you tell us who made this?

It’s very sweet. Snarly saw it on Pinterest. We can’t read the signature and Googling did not turn up the maker.  

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Dear Evan Hansen

I haven’t yet seen this highly regarded musical. It’s apparently about being Canadian.

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You came to say you’re sorry?

Michele H. was 10 or 11 when she was asked to babysit for some neighbor kids. The parents said she could eat anything in the house. There was ice cream in the freezer, so after the little kids were in … Continue reading

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Nothing says lovin’ like something from the oven

Aw, a bright pink construction paper valentine! With a red lollipop taped inside! And a picture of Adolf Hitler on the outside with the legend: “my love 4 u burns like 6,000 jews”! In Comic Sans! (Also, 6,000 Jews? This person’s … Continue reading

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Who hasn’t dun a great many things very improper?

Back in the day – the eighteenth century, I mean – Emily Fitzgerald, Countess of Kildare, set up a school for her many children (by the end she had 22). She and her husband, the Duke of Leinster, bought Black … Continue reading

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Jeah we’re tackling Ryan Lochte

It is a busy day at SorryWatch HQ, so a quick look at Ryan’s “candid and careful” (mmmphhhh) “apology” (ahahahahahahaha) appears on SorryWatch’s Facebook page, which you should follow for short takes on apologies that do not warrant extensive analysis. Like … Continue reading

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This booger-related apology is better than The Daily Beast’s Olympic apology

I have no context for this note, but does it really need context? Why Riley’s Apology Note Is Better Than The Daily Beast’s Apology Note:  Simplicity. There’s no talk about Riley’s noble tradition of standing up to bullies, being a supportive … Continue reading

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Apologize to your mother

(It turns out Snarly and Sumac have slightly different apology approaches, as you’ll see.) Here at SorryWatch we are grieved and intrigued* to find that not everyone agrees about the goodness of good apologies. There are many reasons for this … Continue reading

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UPDATE! Feral mac-n-cheese-kid apology acceptance news

You recall the UConn bacon-jalapeno-mac-n-cheese teen, I’m sure. In a viral video, since taken down (but this site has a nice play-by-play, if you missed it, and a few copies seem to still be floating around Youtube), a privileged and … Continue reading

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Seasonal meditations on apologies and forgiveness

Over at Tablet Magazine (where snarly is a columnist) there is a delightful comic about all the different apologies the artist owes for long-ago incidents. It’s funny and also sad.

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