Entries Tagged “Literature”

Funny Insults

1. Beetle-Headed, Flap-Eared Knave

Ah, Shakespeare. See also Literature.

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Funny Insults

2. Smellfungus

A perpetual pessimist. See also Literature.

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Funny Quotes

3. "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

4. Brobdingnag

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

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Funny People

5. 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

6. "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

7. 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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Funny Insults

8. Domeless Wonderboy

From the book A Clockwork Orange, dome refers to one's head; to be domeless therefore is to be brainless and stupid, and a wonder that you manage to do anything at all, making you a wonderboy... a domeless wonderboy, that is. See also Literature.

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Funny Toys

9. Centrifugal Bumble-Puppy

Playground game of the future as described in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World. See also Literature.

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Funny Animals

10. Sorrel Nag

I once called a friend a "sorrel nag," and he responded, "I'm not a sorrel nag, you're a bay mare." I had no reply to that. See also Literature.

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