what are some really old insults that you know of?
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http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2012/06/27/mooning_a_history_when_did_people_start_baring_their_butts_as_an_insult_.html

^mooning a brief history

Wikipedia claims that the first known instance of mooning was recorded by the famous Roman-Jewish historian Josephus in the 1st century A.D. According to Josephus’ account in The Wars of the Jews, a Roman soldier bared his rear to an audience of Jews celebrating Passover, and thereby incited a furious riot that killed “upwards of thirty thousand.” However, a closer examination of Josephus’s account shows that the soldier was not mooning the crowd, but rather farting in their general direction. Josephus puts it more delicately: “One of the soldiers, raising his robe, stooped in an indecent attitude, so as to turn his backside to the Jews, and made a noise in keeping with his posture.”

^ I love it when things are worded like that haha
I wonder how old the "bird" is?
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Ye rotten pukes! Cad! Scallywag! Away, you scullion! You rampallion! You fustilarian! I'll tickle your catastrophe!
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RaisedInACult wrote:
! I'll tickle your catastrophe!


???
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Ya filthy Jay!
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I bite my thumb at thee! Base cur!
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redokami wrote:


RaisedInACult wrote:
! I'll tickle your catastrophe!


???


you remember Shakespeare, yes?
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RaisedInACult wrote:


redokami wrote:


RaisedInACult wrote:
! I'll tickle your catastrophe!


???


you remember Shakespeare, yes? :)


no lmao, I was only taught Julius ceasar because my bitch of a teacher had a thing out for me so held back the whole class to keep making me re do every single piece of work, class work and HW and other, because the answers were "wrong" even when they were right

anywho, lmao what was that from??
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redokami wrote:

no lmao, I was only taught Julius ceasar because my bitch of a teacher had a thing out for me so held back the whole class to keep making me re do every single piece of work, class work and HW and other, because the answers were "wrong" even when they were right

anywho, lmao what was that from??


“You scullion. You rampallian. You fustilarian. I’ll tickle your catastrophe.”
Falstaff, Henry IV part I; Act 2, Scene 2

perhaps lesser known? that shakespeare LOVED to insult, as the Bard did so very well :)

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/william-shakespeares-450th-birthday-50-everyday-phrases-that-came-from-the-bard-9275254.html
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You smell like a leper gnome.
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"Oh shut up, Balders. You'd laugh at a Shakespeare comedy."
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