When you have to say something that might hurt someone's feelings or is a little awkward, you may start not making any sense whatsoever.
This could disrupt what you're really trying to say. It could become a problem ... Look, we're just trying to help you out. So, please, don't start your sentences with these seven ridiculous phrases:
To be honest
So... does that mean all those times you spoke before you weren't being honest?
Needless to say
If you don't need to say it, then why are you saying it?
Here's the thing
There is no thing. Just say what you need to say.
I'm just saying
Thanks for trying to make your insult less insulting. It didn't work though.
This person really needs no introduction
And yet you still go on to introduce them...
It goes without saying,but
Well, obviously it does go with saying it, because you feel the need to say it.
But that as it may
Come on, now. Just spit it out.