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Why do we normally say 'mention not' when someone says 'thanks' to us .... ???

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Asked by Manoj M, 16 Jan '13 06:04 pm
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We say so since we don't need the other to express their gratitude for the favour we did.
Answered by ajay, 16 Jan '13 06:07 pm

 
  
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When you are telling someone "don't mention it", what you are telling them not to mention is the 'thank you' itself -- you are saying "Your thanks isn't necessary. I was glad to do it, so you didn't need to mention your thanks."

This is just an expression. It's definitely a good idea to express thanks when someone does something for you; "don't mention it" really just means "you're welcome; glad to do it.")
Source: google search
Answered by anil garg, 16 Jan '13 09:06 pm

 
  
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Plese don't mention it.
It is being civil and gracious.
Answered by mohanbirsingh ghura, 16 Jan '13 06:11 pm

 
  
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It is all a bogus imitation the BRITISH legacy, in the name of 'Mannerism'.
Answered by Kanai Chakraberti, 16 Jan '13 08:51 pm

 
  
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Pay honour
Answered by arun mishra, 16 Jan '13 06:23 pm

 
  
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I Don't say it!
Answered by up front, 16 Jan '13 06:19 pm

 
  
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Thanks.
Answered by Laxmikant Jain, 16 Jan '13 06:19 pm

 
  
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It is just formality.
Answered by Dharmarajan, 16 Jan '13 06:04 pm

 
  
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It is another way to acknowledge the thanks
Answered by Uncommon Freind, 16 Jan '13 06:04 pm

 
  
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Oops
Answered by wenz, 16 Jan '13 06:04 pm

 
  
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