Float text: "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can make me think I deserve it."
This is brilliant.
Two other points about the usual "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me": One is that it's an unreasonable standard. The vast majority of people are vulnerable to each other. And I'm not sure living with unshameable people would be an improvement.
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