Fun_People Archive
24 Apr
Elizabethan Insult Kit

Date: Sun, 24 Apr 94 02:36:22 PDT
To: Fun_People
Subject: Elizabethan Insult Kit

Forwarded-by: Ruediger Asche <>
Forwarded-by: Stan Chalicki
Forwarded-by: Brad Thompson

<further fwds hath gone the way of all drivellous bile...>

English@Center Grove High School in Greenwood, Indiana.

Combine one word from each of the three columns below, preface with
"Thou" and thus shalt thou have the perfect insult.	Let thyself
go--mix and match to find a barb worthy of the Bard!

Column 1		Column 2		Column 3

artless			base-court		apple-john
bawdy			bat-fowling		baggage
beslubbering		beef-witted		barnacle
bootless		beetle-headed		bladder
churlish		boil-brained		boar-pig
cockered		clapper-clawed		bugbear
clouted			clay-brained		bum-bailey
craven			common-kissing		canker-blossom
currish			crook-pated		clack-dish
dankish			dismal-dreaming		clotpole
dissembling		dizzy-eyed		coxcomb
droning			doghearted		codpiece
errant			dread-bolted		death-token
fawning			earth-vexing		dewberry
fobbing			elf-skinned		flap-dragon
froward			fat-kidneyed		flax-wench
frothy			fen-sucked		flirt-gill
gleeking		flap-mouthed		foot-licker
goatish			fly-bitten		fustilarian
gorbellied		folly-fallen		giglet
impertinent		fool-born		gudgeon
infectious		full-gorged		haggard
jarring			guts-griping		harpy
loggerheaded		half-faced		hedge-pig
lumpish			hasty-witted		horn-beast
mammering		hedge-born		hugger-mugger
mangled			hell-hated		jolthead
mewling			idle-headed		lewdster
paunchy			ill-breeding		lout
pribbling		ill-nurtured		maggot-pie
puking			knotty-pated		malt-worm
puny			milk-livered		mammet
quailing		motley-minded		measle
rank			onion-eyed		minnow
reeky			plume-plucked		miscreant
roguish			pottle-deep		moldwarp
ruttish			pox-marked		mumble-news
saucy			reeling-ripe		nut-hook
spleeny			rough-hewn		pigeon-egg
spongy			rude-growing		pignut
surly			rump-fed		puttock
tottering		shard-borne		pumpion
unmuzzled		sheep-biting		ratsbane
vain			spur-galled		scut
venomed			swag-bellied		skainsmate
villainous		tardy-gaited		strumpet
warped			tickle-brained		varlot
wayward			toad-spotted		vassal
weedy			unchin-snouted		whey-face
yeasty			weather-bitten		wagtail

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