“Oh, you are amazing,” she complimented me.  “You found the exact teapot to complement the set of cups and saucers.” 

Compliment:  The say good things about someone.

Complement:  To complete or go with

Those are very loose definitions.  😀  

It would be almost impossible to compliment or complement if one were complaining. 

That seems quite short for my Stream of Consciousness today but that’s it, there is nothing else I can say that would complement what I have said.  Compliment me for shutting up when I have nothing else to say.  😀


Thanks, Linda G. Hill, for hosting this weekly event. Readers, see more “comp” posts at

About oneta hayes

ABOUT ME Hello. To various folks I am Neat’nee, Mom, Grandma Neta, Gramma, Aunt Neta, Aunt Noni, Aunt Neno, and Aunt Neto (lots of varieties from little nieces and nephews). To some I’m more like “Didn’t you used to be my teacher?” or “Don’t I know you from someplace?” To you, perhaps, I am a Fellow Blogger. Not “fellow” like a male or a guy, but “fellow” like a companion or an adventurer. I would choose to be Grandma Blogger, and have you pull up a chair, my website before you, while I tell you of some days of yore. I have experienced life much differently than most of you. It was and is a good life. I hope to share nuggets of appreciation for those who have gone before me and those who come after me. By necessity you are among those who come after me and I will tell you of those who came before. Once upon a time in a little house on a prairie - oops, change that lest I commit plagiarism - and change that “house on the prairie” to “dugout on the prairie.” So my story begins...
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8 Responses to COMPLIMENT ME

  1. capost2k says:

    A man (wiser than me) once said, “There’s nothing wrong with not having anything to say; it’s when you say it, anyway.” 😂
    ❤️&🙏 my friend, c.a.

  2. JoAnna says:

    It’s always good to have a reminder of the difference of those two words.

  3. hatrack4 says:

    My wife has a compliment for me on occasion. It makes no sense, but I think I know to whom she is referring. When I have cooked dinner or done something other than the everyday, she will simply say, “Done good, Janet.” There has to be a story, but I have never asked. Yet, she had a neighbor named Janet and she used to babysit. …

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