Funny replies when people go on about how tall you are

Tall people know that they’re tall. Hearing a short person go on and on about their height gets old pretty quickly. After all, nobody goes on and on about how bald or portly other people are. It’s considered rude. Imagine if you were in a bar looking at someone’s bald head going on and on about it!

If you get tired of being polite next time some short ass remarks, ”You’re so tall,” go ahead and use one of our fun comebacks.

If you can think of an even better comeback, leave  a comment below.

17 Best comebacks for being called tall

1. Yeah, it’s hard not to look down on you.

2. What? You’ll have to talk louder! I can’t hear you up here.

3. I may be tall, but I’ve got a lot of growing up to do.

4. Excuse me, but that’s just insensitive. We prefer the term vertically inclined.

5. My driver’s license says six foot eight, but morally I’m only five-six.

6. I’m actually not that tall. You’re just short.

7. Wow, that’s news. I’ll alert the media.

8. In case you didn’t know. Most tall people are aware that they’re tall.

9. I was breastfed until I was 10.

10. Yeah, and even better, everything’s in proportion.

11. You should see me with my heels on.

12. If you think I’m tall, you should see my mother.

13. You’re starting to grow on me.

14. And worth the climb.

15. Well, you’re so (fill in the blank) And unlike me, you could actually do something about it!

16. Well, you’re just saying that because you’re short.

17. Wow, your powers of observation are truly astounding!

Elle Macpherson was teased for being tall in school

Elle Macpherson
Via Wikipedia

Elle felt insecure about her height when she was younger, if  only she knew that what made her stand out would catapult her into a fabulous modeling career in the future.

I was 6 feet tall at 18 and now think of the times I wasted wishing I was smaller. I had all those insecure feelings about a big nose, big ears, and being too tall,” the supermodel revealed to he The Sun. “That awkwardness was there all the time. I never looked at myself and thought that I was a swan. All I could see was an ugly duckling.” – Elle Macpherson

10 celebrities who are considered tall

Here are some famous people who are considered tall:

Jason Momoa – 6’4″

2. Uma Thurman – 5’11”

3. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson – 6’5″

4. LeBron James – 6’9″

5. Taylor Swift – 5’11”

6. Shaquille O’Neal – 7’1″

7. Gwendoline Christie – 6’3″

8. Nicole Kidman – 5’11”

9. Chris Hemsworth – 6’3″

10. Charlize Theron – 5’10”

It’s important to remember that height is just one aspect of a person’s identity and should not be used to define or judge them.

More comebacks you might like

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When you are dealing with being called tall by others and you find it stressful, consider getting support from a professional. Talking to a counselor is a great way to work through a challenging situation, and help you find some strategies to work through the person’s behaviour.

Better Help is a great resource where you can talk to a counselor from the comfort of your own home. 

Taking care of your own needs isn’t selfish, and you will feel better in the long run.

Got any comments, questions or tips for dealing with people who call you tall? Share them in the comments below.

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  1. i loved the on that said “THE SORTER YOU ARE THE CLOSER YOU ARE TO HELL” THAT WAS SO FUNNY,you made my day

  2. “why don’t you go put on your mom’s high heels and tell me that again when you can say it to my face?”

    him: “can you lend me some of your height?”
    me: “i’m sorry, it’s not my fault that you’re vertically challenged.”

    it’s mean but he deserved it

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