Found August 23, 2013 on The Awesome Boston:
A.B. That my friends is what you call a compliment sandwich. Usually a great way to soften the blow when critiquing/insulting someone. Unless of course your name is Bobby V and some kids are secretly filming a drunken bar conversation. Compliment Pedroia - “I’d love to have him everyday.” Insult Pedroia – “His handshake is much worse than the waitress waiting on you.” Compliment Pedroia – “He’s a marvel.” You kind of have to feel bad for Valentine here. Anyone born after the invention of computers, the internet & cell phones with cameras would have instantly known something was fishy . But Valentine probably saw the phone standing awkwardly against a beer glass and thought nothing of it. via Barstool
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