Entries Tagged “Literature”

Funny Things

1. 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

2. 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

3. "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

4. Beetle-Headed, Flap-Eared Knave

Ah, Shakespeare. See also Literature.

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Funny Insults

5. Smellfungus

A perpetual pessimist. See also Literature.

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Funny Quotes

6. "One always tends to overpraise a long book because one has got through it."

It wasn't by me, E. M. Forster said it. See also Literature.

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Funny Places

7. Brobdingnag

Fictional land of giants in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels. See also Literature.

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Funny People

8. People Who Look Like Harry Potter Characters

Keep watch for hooked noses, pony-tailed beards, and lightening-esque scars. See also Literature.

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Funny Quotes

9. "Taste My Sherry and Biscuits."

Best line from Alexandre Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo. Insulting if used in the right context. "Oh yeah? Well I suggest you taste my sherry and biscuits!" See also Food, French, Literature.

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Funny Names

10. Wackford Squeers

A major antagonist in Charles Dickes's satirical novel Nicholas Nickleby. His character is as bizarre as his name—a sadistic one-eyed Yorkshire schoolmaster, obsessed with beating children. See also Fictional, Literature.

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