The Art of Insult – Repartée

Thomas Reed vs. Henry Clay

These are so wonderful that we tracked down the source of such splendidness to a book: Viva la Repartee: Clever Comebacks and Witty Retorts from History's Great Wits and Wordsmiths. 1. Thomas Reed vs. Henry Clay.   2. Winston Churchill vs. Lady  Astor.   3. NYC Mayor Ed Koch vs. Andrew Kirtzman, after the reporter … [Read more...]