When Insults had Class

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  1. SoonToBeGorgeous

    SoonToBeGorgeous Loving the Cambridge Diet

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    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)


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


    "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.


    Churchill's response: Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second, if there is one."
    Winston Churchill


    "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


    "He had delusions of adequacy."
    Walter Kerr


    "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


    Lady Astor once remarked to Winston Churchill at a dinner party, "Winston if you were my husband, I would poison your tea!"
    To which Churchill replied, "Madam, if I were your husband I would gladly drink it!"


     
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  3. Delli

    Delli Talks too much

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    some excellent ones here!!
     
  4. Russiandoll

    Russiandoll Carpe diem

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    So brilliant!! You've got to admire Winston Churchill ... the king of comebacks.

    One of my work colleagues once used a brilliant insult about our awful boss ....

    "I worship the ground he has coming to him ..." :D
     
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    mapcr77 Full Member

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    Those are brilliant!!! Thanks for that, it gave me a bit of a laugh! ;)
     
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    westiegirl Gold Member

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    Very clever, brought a smile to my face :D
     
  7. DQ

    DQ Queen of the Damned

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    :cool: Like them!!
     
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    LMAO Loved the envelope one!! I may well use it!! *plot plot*
     
  9. SoonToBeGorgeous

    SoonToBeGorgeous Loving the Cambridge Diet

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    Some of them are definitely worth using today!
     
  10. Dobbie

    Dobbie I will get to goal .....

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    OOohhh love it!!! Class x
     
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