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Does the 'H' in IMHO stand for Honest or Humble?

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I'd hope it stands for honest. Describing you own opinion as 'humble' is kind of suggestive that you don't really think it is, if you see what I mean. A bit pretentious.
I try to stick to IMO, after all, what extra info does the H really impart?
 

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Humbug :p

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PaulR said:
Humble - presumably from the days when irony was fashionable.

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Yeah, that's pretty much what I was trying to say.
 
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I'd always taken it to be "humble" - for exactly the reason that it is slightly cheeky. More polite than saying "you're wrong" though ;)
 

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Humble, and without sarcasm, in the same way as saying "with all due respects" isn't being sarcastic.
 

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'Honest' IMO FTR OK ?? :p

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wrinx said:
Though that can be taken as sarcastic and patronising too...depending on the context :D

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I always though "with all due respect" was usually followed by something quite offensive and lacking in respect of any kind :D ;)
A bit like people who say "I'm not racist, but...", you know that what follows is going to be the most bigotted, vitriolic slur you've heard in your life!
 
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