Please don't feel insulted, I don't mean to offend you, as in No offense, but I think you're mistaken. This expression, first recorded in 1829, generally accompanies a statement that could be regarded as insulting but is not meant to be, as in the example.
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Or has the see and hear and speak-no-evil stance of the Republican House persuaded him that he is in the clear?
These days, plenty of women are turning to online sites for no-frills male companionship.Career-Minded Women Turn to Male Escorts For No-Strings Fun and (Maybe) Sex|Aurora Snow|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But the fun starts when conservatives stop playing defense and go on offense.Steve Scalise and the Right’s Ridiculous Racial Blame Game|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Riffing off the slogan “Now Everyone Can Fly,” the carrier offered no-frills flights that were both cheap and plentiful.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370|Lennox Samuels|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And why would its ostensible spokesperson refuse to answer yes/no questions about them?How Canadian Oilmen Pinkwash the Keystone Pipeline|Jay Michaelson|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My No. 4239 addressed to Maxwell and repeated to you was sent before receiving your telegram under reply.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
In this way it will be managed with less offense and with more ease to the conscience than now.
He was a new breed, that parson, a genuwine no-two-alike, come-one-in-a-box kind.Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher|Eleanor Gates
A pupil had loaned money to a horse-dealer who lived at No. 715 of a certain street.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
In harmony with a fundamental rule of law, a member who has once been acquitted cannot be tried again for the same offense.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles