Book of Insults: Ancient and Modern

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Bell Publishing Company, 1978 - Reference - 160 pages
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A collection of insults, put-downs, stinging invectives, impudent witticisms, and crushing retorts

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A compendium of the best insults, is of course not an objective anthology. McPhee's book is pretty good, and not startlingly original. But if imagination fails you at a moment of stress, these examples, and quotes are all here. I think there are enough here for most occasions. Read full review

Contents

Foreword
7
An introduction to the wonderful world of bombast
26
The land God gave to Cain
84
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