Apr 23, 2006

Diversion: Shakespearean Insult Generator

Left: Wit and more

(Toledo, OH) The Bard was not only a prolific playwright but also one of the quickest wits in his - or any - generation.

With that in mind, be sure to check out this random generator of insults penned by William Shakespeare.

Here is the first insult that rose as a virtual challenge to my site trespassing (taken from All's Well That Ends Well:

"Methink'st thou art a general offence and every man should beat thee."

Enjoy thee this villainous abominable misleader of youth!

(swiped from Hamlet, Act II)


Lisa Renee said...

Thou cockered unchin-snouted haggard!



Stephanie said...

First I got:

Thou craven swag-bellied bugbear!

But I preferred:

You shall stifle in your own report, and smell of calumny.

'Cause, well, I just have to wonder what calumny smells like. It can't be good, though.

Maggie Thurber said...

This is a great site - wonder if I can use some of these in public...