Rick Wakeman's Caped Crusade: In a word (or several)
Rick ditches tact and diplomacy, and speaks his mind
We’ve all been in situations where someone says something and you just have to bite your tongue and reply politely. It happens to me a lot, so I’d like to share some of the things that have genuinely been said to me, along with my original replies and what I really wanted to say. All identifying features have been changed to protect the guilty.
The first came from a mum. “I just have to tell you that my son Terry is only 13, and he’s been learning the piano for a year now,” she said. “He can play every single one of your pieces better than you! Isn’t that wonderful?”