Parrhesia (par-rez’-i-a): Either to speak candidly or to ask forgiveness for so speaking. Sometimes considered a vice.
Joe: “I’m sorry, but you smell like you’ve been swimming in dog shit.”
Beth: “Don’t you know the difference between dog shit and cow shit?”
Joe: “Well, I’ve got to say ‘No’ and thank-god for that! Where I come from, Shit is shit. End of story.”
Beth: “Where are you from?”
Joe: “Stoner, BC.”
Beth: “Oh, I’m from Ding Dong, Texas.”
Joe: “Wow, cool! But, I hate to say it, you still smell like dog shit or cow shit or whatever the hell kind of shit you’ve been rolling in. Why don’t you catch a quick shower, dump on some sexy cologne, and we can meet out by the pool?”
Beth: “Oh Joe–I think I’m going to be your cowgirl in the sand! See you at the pool.”
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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).