Wednesday, April 07, 2004

Ah, The Wit and Wisdom of Dead White People

I noticed these in the comments section of Counterspin/Hesiod and thought they were worth stealing without apology. Most of them are Winston Churchill quotes with some history provided.
I plagiarism mercilessly and remain unapologetically.

"Lady Astor wholeheartedly supported the Chamberlain government's appeasement policies, including, of course, his agreement with the devil at Munich. Her eyes were only opened when Hitler took Prague early the next year, at which time, to her credit, she acknowledged Churchill's comprehension of Nazi Germany as having proved superior to her former delusions.

Still, they never clicked on a personal level. Like every great artist, Churchill may well have catalogued a similar remark for future use, but, as likely, probably not. He was a very, very witty guy, who possessed a great sense of humor." They were quoted as having this exchange:

"At an elegant dinner party, Lady Astor once leaned across the table to remark, "If you were my husband, Winston, I'd poison your coffee."
"And if you were my wife, I'd drink it," came Churchill's unhesitating retort."

The author continues:
"The British are good at the withering insult. Winding back a number of decades, to when Disraeli and Gladstone were regularly at each other's throats, in Parliament. Disraeli had used the words 'disaster' and 'catastrophe' in the same sentence, and Gladstone objected, he found the sentence imprecise, and wanted Disraeli to distinguish between disaster and catastrophe.

d!Israeli: If the honored Gladstone were to fall in the Thames, that would be a disaster. Were he to be helped out, that would be a catastrophe.

The House exploded with laughter."

To which another person adds:

"There's also this exchange between those two:

Gladstone: Sir! You will meet your end either on the gallows or of venereal disease.

Disraeli: I should think that depends entirely upon whether I embrace your principles or your mistress."
Smashing! And here's the last one:

"Clever things that Churchill probably did say:

In Parliament in the 1950s, when he still sat even though he was no longer Tory leader, two backbenchers sat behind him. One whispered "they say he’s gone senile. Poor chap."

Churchilll turned right around and roared "They say he has also gone deaf as well!!"

Ah, that Churchill, such a cad. Same goes for Glandstone and Disraeli.
Go to this site for more mad-cap fun, tilted language and a monkey and a crow. Enjoy!

[url=]viagra[/url], confirm my site. If you are interested in entourage, be aware [url=]huren[/url] or [url=]ogloszenia towarzyskie[/url]
[b][url=]louis vuitton uk[/url][/b] Diabetes even leads to heart strike. As we know diabetes can be a serious affliction, just one can simply control it for the better residing. Perplexed by its title? Gastroparesis can be a affliction when digestion is slowed down because of nerve problems. Credit score your resources. Url to them after you can. Demonstrate that you failed to "MSU," as we employed to convey while in the large personal computer corporation where by I as soon as worked (the polite definition is "Make Things Up.").

[b][url=]louis vuitton outlet[/url][/b] Your complete employees at each and every ESL companion college in Brazil is very well versed in Portuguese language. They are also normally fluent in English so that pupils from other nations can simply defeat the hurdle. ESL research centers are running numerous language applications and you can pick any one relying upon the choice, price range and preferences..

[b][url=]louis vuitton uk[/url][/b] If you need momentary veneers even though you wait to get your true veneers, there may be an extra payment. Determine any payment schemes the dental professional could give. Before you commit by using a dental professional, find one that has the ability to supply you the service at a value you are able to afford..

[b][url=][/url][/b] You'll want to not promote when and how you withdrawal or deposit income from a lender. Never go ahead and take very same path to the bank or to your dwelling. Differ the times you pay a visit to the bank, although it is recommended to take action for the duration of daylight hours and using a companion in case you can.

[b][url=]louis vuitton handbags[/url][/b] You may get some thought of what small children are likely to be like by checking out their beginning studies -- even in advance of they are born. Because you ordinarily you should not understand the precise beginning day beforehand, some individuals run reports for quite a few distinctive possible start dates. Some people even operate numerous diverse names for every date to make sure they discover the identify they like the best.

In fact GHD mk4.
to financial department name nfl jerseys.
M7i8y ugg
B3s2d ghd
" ghd mini playing with a lock of hai.

dGbc michael kors
kDxl ghd france
iFdv north face coats
8jHmt ugg boots sale
3kEkz michael kors purse

[url=]Aldon Smith Jersey[/url] emurbursofs
[url=]Colin Kaepernick Jersey[/url] TynckeyncBype
[url=]Rob Gronkowski Jersey[/url] Proonseorek
top [url=]uk casino bonus[/url] check the latest [url=]casino online[/url] autonomous no deposit hand-out at the leading [url=]casino online

uenvks propecia without prescription - buy finasteride online no prescription , [url= ]propecia pills [/url]

[url=]sacs longchamp pas cher[/url] However, we were lucky to have some quiet soaking time before the site was visited by a group of Boy Scouts. We also saw several groups of backpackers hiking to the springs as we were hiking out. This hike is obviously becoming very popular and one should expect Up-to-date Mulberry Elkington Natural Leather Briefcase Black for Men,Quality Guarantee Mulberry Handbags UK! crowded conditions on summer weekends..
[url=]sac longchamps[/url] Everyone that knows even a little bit about fashion or designer handbags knows about the Hermes Birkin bag. It is the single Excellent Style Mulberry Women's Alexa Leather Satchel Brown Bag, latest fashion for up to 65% Off retail. Join For Free Now! most coveted purse available. Although Birkins are all different and designed to customers' specifications, they are a bag that is unmistakable upon sight.
[url=]sac longchamps[/url] Aside from durability, the wholesale handbags must look good enough. Just because it is cheap, it does not mean that it has an acceptable look. Wholesale handbag distributors must look for suppliers that provide newly made items to be offered to customers as brand new. Some contains two eastern languages, and one of them is the Hindu language. Gucci Handbags, besides being sold at discounted rate can also be found in its affordable Adorable Mulberry Women's Smaller Bayswater Printed Leather Shoulder Black Bag with big discount price if you have a chance in buying them on the country where they are manufactured like Italy, China, Mexico, or United States. Good news is Gucci handbags can be bought on line via Eurohandbag. Linen As a bride is given everything new in the marriage which she uses in her day to day life, parents think that linen. It is a general belief that a bride will have to set up her new home, after getting married. This is why; linen forms an important part of the Indian bridal trousseau.

Hi, [url=]need help with assignment [/url] - online assignment - online assignment help
12, Cheap Accutane - isotretinoin price, [url=]Generic Accutane Cost[/url]
4, [url=]ativan 2mg [/url] - ativan overnight - lorazepam cost
Post a Comment

<< Home

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?