Shakespeare Insult Generator

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Put dullards and miscreants in their place with more than 150,000 handy mix-and-match insults in the bard's own words. This entertaining insult generator and flip book collects hundreds of words from Shakespeare's most pointed barbs and allows readers to combine them in creative and hilariously stinging ways. From "apish bald-pated abomination" to "cuckoldly dull-brained blockhead" to "obscene rump-fed hornbeast," each insult can be chosen at random or customized to fit any situation that calls for a literary smackdown. Featuring an informative introduction on Shakespearean wit, and notes on which terms were coined or only used once by the author in his work, this delightful book will sharpen the tongue of Shakespeare fans and insult aficionados without much further ado.
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ISBN-13: 9781452127750
ISBN-10: 1452127751
Pagini: 118
Dimensiuni: 162 x 127 x 25 mm
Greutate: 0.26 kg
Editura: Chronicle Books
Locul publicării: San Francisco, United States

Notă biografică

Barry Kraft has been a professional actor for four and a half decades, has specialised in Shakespearean roles, having performed in all 38 plays. He has acted more than 100 different roles in 86 full productions throughout the western United States, including 20 seasons at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Barry has lectured extensively at major universities and theatre companies.


"Let's face it. If you spend enough time on the Internet, someone's going to purposely insult you, probably in boring old four-letter fashion. If you're a big enough person, you can close the browser, chat, or email window and turn the other cheek. Or you can break out the spiral bound "Shakespeare Insult Generator" and mix and match the bard's words to your nefarious purposes. Each page is broken into three flippable cards for over 150,000 combinations of high-brow contempt. On the back of each card is a translation, so you can know exactly what taunt you've tossed. What are you waiting for, you beslubbering, leptus-leering costermonger? "
- Geek Dad
"America, it's time to take our unfriendly discourse to the next level. No more cliche F-bombs or redundant reality-show retorts...The 162 vocabulary flashcards featured in the spiral-bound Shakespeare Insult Generator by Barry Kraft will help you create more than 150,000 staggeringly specific insults. Tell those sneaping rug-headed pig-nuts exactly what you think of them, especially when they act like pestiferous mushrumps. They'll be so confused or amused that your conflict will disappear. Peace through literature, you white-livered scuts!"
- Sacramento News & Review"