Reluctant Nomad: Insults – they just dont make them as they used to

http://reluctantnomad.blogspot.com/2006/09/insults-they-just-dont-make-them-as.html

Here’s the second promised steal from Earthbound‘s site; terrifically witty insults and famous comebacks. I stop short of stealing his terrific comment thereupon, in the hopes that you’ll visit his very worthy StumbleBlog to read it.

“He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary.” – William Faulkner (about Ernest Hemingway)

“Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words?” – Ernest Hemingway (about William Faulkner)

“Thank you for sending me a copy of your book; I’ll waste no time reading it.” – Moses Hadas

“He can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I know.” – Abraham Lincoln

“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

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