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A term that is used to diffuse the impact of an insult. This has been used, albeit to poor effect, in parliament.
Paul Gogarty, a member of Ireland's Green Party, unloaded some fairly colourful language on Labour Party member Emmet Stagg during a debate using this term.

"With all due respect and in the most unparliamentary language, f**k you Deputy Stagg, f**k you, ". He then added, "I apologize now for my use of unparliamentary language."
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A method of guessing on a multiple choice test that involves looking at the position of the second hand. If the hand is between 12 and 3 the guess is A. If the hand is between 3 and 6 the guess is B. Between 6 and 9 guess C. Between 9 and 12 guess D.
I passed my test! Thanks to the Clock Method
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Kaiden: With all due respect Gunnery Chief, it's really not your decision.

Ashely: Why is it when someone says "with all due respect" they really mean, "kiss my ass"?
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a statement said before you give an insulting comment. generally to not get the person pissed off...
with all due respect, you look like a dog getting raped by a horse, fag.
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A statement that when you hear you know your reply should be FUCK YOU!
Tom: With all due respect, I don't fancy you..I only fancy hot women.
Sheila: With all due respect, fuck you!
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A common phrase used before criticizing someone to avoid violent confrontation.
Bob: With all due respect Steve, you're useless. Incompetence itself.

Steve: Where the fuck is my "due" respect?
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In military parlance it means 'no more respect than protocol requires me to show'. Opposite of the term: 'with respect'.

Said to a superior, a means of veiling contempt adequately enough to evade disciplinary action (depending on the words following it.) Applied frequently by top brass toward Congressmen during Senate Committee Hearings.

Said to a subordinate (rarely,) it sarcastically emphasizes how little respect the superior is required to SHOW, and how much less they're required to HAVE for the subordinate.
Commander Knox: Admiral, with all due respect, this is my boat.
Admiral Graham: Not anymore, "with all due respect".
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