Greetings! A recent string of comments here led me to wonder what we mean when we say “Shame on [you].” I’m not quite sure I get it. Does it mean that a person should be shamed? That to me sounds like some modern version of stoning. Can we even really shame someone? Or is it more that we shame ourselves? Naturally we can’t physically left a bucket-o-shame and place it on someone. So, what does this saying really mean?