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#1 Valin

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 02:42 PM

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Aaron Miller
5/3/12

One doesn't normally consider insults as signs of civility, but this collection of famous insults reminds me why I love pre-post-modern literature and oration.

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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."

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

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

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#2 Pepper

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 09:04 AM

Valin

Great Insults, #437 in a Series


A Colombian and an American are having a conversation that ends with:

"Si,we do have Chavez, but Obama is YOUR leader."

#3 Pepper

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 09:08 AM

Valin

Great Insults, #139 in a Series


A Zimbabwean (Zimbo) and an American are having a conversation that ends with:

"Yes, Robert Mugabe is our president, but YOU have Obama."

#4 Valin

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 02:12 PM

Pepper

Yes we have no Obama
We have no Obama today.





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