“But those woulda-coulda-shouldas all ran away and hid from one little Did.”
Ah, if only that were always true, but sometimes it’s not.
“You shoulda done this.”
“I coulda done better.”
“I woulda if I had the time.”
Sound familiar? These statements usually pop up after someone has taken a risk to do something and stand by it. They like to point out the mistakes and the wasted possibilities.