The Chaps do admit to a continuing love affair with language –
“a continuing love affair with language;the sound of their own voices” – fixed that for you, you’re welcome
Have it your own way. Couple that with a love of the pithy insult – yes, this definitely reflects our feelings.
and you’ll understand how our interest was piqued by a recent tweet from The Canary. Apart from being rude enough to call the UK Foreign Secretary ‘a bag of gas’
No argument from this quarter
and illustrating it thusly
it prompted one David Simon (he of “The Wire”) to retweet with a most delightful addition – a preamble describing Boris as a “Low-bottom taintsniff.” Witness a literary lion in action! We love it.
The Other Chap may perhaps recall a gift of a wall chart of Shakespearian insults?
itself giving rise to a rather nice mug.
Perhaps we should offer it as some sort of prize for something?
We did. I won.
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