Entries Tagged “Literature”

Funny Phrases

1. Hapax Legomenon

A word that only appears once in a written work, whether a book, body of work, or language. For example, "Honorificabilitudinitatibus" only appears once in Shakespeare's writing. See also Literature.

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Funny Quotes

2. "Though she be but little, she is fierce!"

Shakespeare in A Midsummer Night's Dream. See also Literature, Shakespeare.

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Funny Insults

3. I Bite My Thumb at Thee

Shakespearean insult. See also Literature, Shakespeare.

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Funny Movies

4. Murder by Death Shop

By the time the world's favorite detectives figure out whodunnit... you could die laughing! See also 70's, Literature.

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Funny Nicknames

5. Handle

A nickname given to Pip by Herbert Pocket in the book Great Expectations. See also Literature.

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Funny Things

6. Epithalamions

Per Wikipedia, "a poem written specifically for the bride on the way to her marital chamber." See also Literature, Marriage, Sex.

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Funny Books

7. The Red Pony Shop

Spoiler alert, the red pony doesn't even live half-way through the book. See also Death, Literature.

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Funny Quotes

8. "I would challenge you to a battle of wits, but I see you are unarmed."

So spake William Shakespeare. See also English, Literature.

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Funny Insults

9. Beetle-Headed, Flap-Eared Knave

Ah, Shakespeare. See also Literature.

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Funny Insults

10. Smellfungus

A perpetual pessimist. See also Literature.

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