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WhoDat!656 08-13-2012 07:01 PM

These insults are from an era before the English language got boiled down to 4-letter words.
 
Mods-please move to EE. Tks; sorry for posting in wrong forum.

· A member of Parliament to Disraeli: "Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease."
· "That depends, Sir," said Disraeli, "whether I embrace your policies or your mistress."

· "He had delusions of adequacy." - Walter Kerr

· "He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire." - Winston Churchill

· "I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure." - Clarence Darrow

· "He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary." - William Faulkner (about Ernest Hemingway).

· "Thank you for sending me a copy of your book; I'll waste no time reading it." - Moses Hadas

· "I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it." - Mark Twain

· "He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.." - Oscar Wilde

· "I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend, if you have one." - George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill
· "Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second .... if there is one." - Winston Churchill, in response.

· "I feel so miserable without you; it's almost like having you here." - Stephen Bishop

· "He is a self-made man and worships his creator." - John Bright

· "I've just learned about his illness. Let's hope it's nothing trivial." - Irvin S. Cobb

· "He is not only dull himself; he is the cause of dullness in others." - Samuel Johnson

· "He is simply a shiver looking for a spine to run up." - Paul Keating

· "In order to avoid being called a flirt, she always yielded easily." - Charles, Count Talleyrand

· "He loves nature in spite of what it did to him." - Forrest Tucker

· "Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it?" - Mark Twain

· "His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork." - Mae West

· "Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go." - Oscar Wilde

· "He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts... for support rather than illumination." - Andrew Lang (1844-1912)

· "He has Van Gogh's ear for music." - Billy Wilder

· "I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it." - Groucho Marx

And the one I like: A preacher said to the trouble maker, “Next time I see your parents, I’ll insist they get married. – Unknown

The Dude 08-13-2012 07:09 PM

Re: These insults are from an era before the English language got boiled down to 4-letter words.
 
What the hell does this have to do with the Saints? Anyway I prefer the good old fashioned FUUK YOU!

WhoDat!656 08-13-2012 07:10 PM

Re: These insults are from an era before the English language got boiled down to 4-letter words.
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by The Dude (Post 427488)
What the hell does this have to do with the Saints? Anyway I prefer the good old fashioned FUUK YOU!

You are correct sir; not a damn thing!!

I put a request in for it to be moved to EE

ScottF 08-13-2012 07:16 PM

Re: These insults are from an era before the English language got boiled down to 4-letter words.
 
Double like, regardless of locale.

QBREES9 08-13-2012 08:12 PM

Re: These insults are from an era before the English language got boiled down to 4-letter words.
 
"I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it." - Mark Twain

mutineer10 08-13-2012 09:50 PM

Re: These insults are from an era before the English language got boiled down to 4-letter words.
 
Some good ones there. Makes me wish I were more clever!


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