Xtina may have botched the lyrics of "The Star Spangled Banner" before the Super Bowl, but she managed to do one thing right: Instead of stopping the show, she finished the song-salvaging her performance while glossing over her gaffe. Here's how you can save face next time you find yourself in an "oh s---!" situation.
By Anna Davies
1. While you're daydreaming in a meeting, your boss calls you out.
She inquires, "What did you think?" The real answer: You'd been thinking about what to order for lunch, the naughty move your BF tried on you last night, and a ton of other things that had nada to do with her presentation. Instead of pulling a BS response out of thin air, say in a serious tone, "I think that's a smart way to go." By agreeing with her yet offering no specifics, odds are you won't be busted.
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2. At an event, you're asked your opinion on a news topic you're totally clueless about.
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