too bad, so sad

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too bad, so sad

  1. An expression of mock sympathy.
    • 1999, Richard Alan Goodman, Modern organizations and emerging conundrums, p. 172:
      They just say ' too bad, so sad, bye bye.' And it is too bad, cause maybe they weren't being jerks or we could solve the problem easily.
    • 1985, Byte‎, p. 349:
      In short, too bad. so sad. we've got your money, and you've been had.
    • 1971, Reginald Lanier Jones, Problems and issues in the education of exceptional children‎, p. 69:
      Parents will have to be told what they need and then informed that, too bad, so sad, the needed service will not be developed until their child is too old for it anyway.