Of course, that advice was continuously countered by my father's opposing, (and far louder) view:
"If you don't have anything nice to say, say it anyways. If they don't like it, that's just too fucking bad."
I will admit to falling into the latter category of speaking more often than not.
But I digress...
It's not that I don't have anything nice to say, (we already established that that is
I hope it goes away soon...It's a terribly uncomfortable feeling.