Friday, December 7, 2012

DELICIOUS REPARTEE

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Repartee is something we think of twenty-four hours too late. 
Mark Twain 





Subject: DELICIOUS REPARTEE

SOME OF THE REPARTEE ARE REALLY BRILLIANT. ALL IN ONE AND THAT IS WONDERFUL.



Though we may have read many of these before, one never tires of reading them once more!
1. Thomas Reed vs. Henry Clay

 
2. Winston Churchill vs. Lady Astor

 
3. NYC Mayor Ed Koch vs. Andrew Kirtzman, after the reporter insisted on pressing a point about an inconsistent statement Koch had made

 
4. Groucho Marx vs. a contestant on "You Bet Your Life," after the contestant revealed that he was a father of 10

 
5. Abraham Lincoln vs. Stephen Douglas, after Douglas called him "two-faced" during a debate

 
6. Pierre Trudeau vs. Richard Nixon, upon hearing that Nixon had called him an asshole


8. Oscar Wilde vs. Lewis Morris… Morris had just been passed over for the Poet Laureateship

 
9. Miriam Hopkins vs. an anonymous singer

 
10. James McNeill Whistler vs. Oscar Wilde, after Whistler had made a particularly witty observation


11. Senator Fritz Hollings vs. Henry McMastor, when challenged by his Republican opponent during a televised debate to take a drug test


12. Bill Clinton vs. Dan Quayle, after Quayle revealed that he planned to be "a pit bull" in the 1992 campaign against Clinton and Gore


13. Reverend Edward Everett Hale vs. the U.S. Senatewhen asked if he prayed for the Senators.

 
14. Edna Ferber vs. Noel Coward… Coward was remarking upon the fact that Ferber was wearing a tailored suit

 
15. Henry Clay vs. Massachusetts Senator Daniel Webster after seeing a pack of mules walk by


16. Winston Churchill vs. a Member of Parliament


17. Calvin Coolidge vs. some random lady at a White House dinner

 
18. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart vs. an admirer


"One of the penalties of not participating in politics is that you will be governed by your inferiors." - Plato

 
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