These days, in my day to day conversation with various people, I find the word “sorry” to be used left, right and center. I feel, it’s one of the most abused words in the language and is losing it’s sanctity.
The various scenarios where it tends to get ‘mis’used..
I can’t attend class today – “sorry “….It’s really become business like. No repentance, no actual hint of apology..
You step on someone’s toe and just blurt out, “sorry” without actually meaning it..
Late for a meeting, (Simple…so sorry, got stuck in traffic….)
Hey I forgot to get your book, sorry..
Even the kids these days are so gregarious with this ‘sweet’ little word…when I question them about..not calling after reaching from place A to Place B, or for not doing their homework or exceeding the time for watching TV, the answer is one word – “SORRY”..I forgot. Sorry, by mistake…It’s just a statement..
Sorry has become the new style of greeting… for anything and everything, there’s sorry ready in the tray…
Sorry could mean a sincere apology, without any strings of excuses attached to it.
Sorry could mean a message to your loved ones to say, I do make mistakes, I’m not perfect. Please accept my apology.
A sorry could mean a way to express ones feelings of repentance.
If only, sorry could be a heartfelt word to convey the true intention for the travesty of actions !