Shakespeare Insult Generator

Mix and Match More than 150,000 Insults in the Bard's Own Words

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Author: Barry Kraft

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9781452127750

Category: Humor

Page: 118

View: 1009

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.

Shakespeare's Insults

Educating Your Wit

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Author: Wayne F. Hill,Cynthia J. Ottchen

Publisher: Crown Archetype

ISBN: 9780307421609

Category: Humor

Page: 336

View: 3189

The sharpest stings ever to snap from the tip of an English-speaking tongue are here at hand, ready to be directed at the knaves, villains, and coxcombs of the reader's choice. Culled from 38 plays, here are the best 5,000 examples of Shakespeare's glorious invective, arranged by play, in order of appearance, with helpful act and line numbers for easy reference, along with an index of topical scorn appropriate to particular characters and occasions.

Thou Spleeny Swag-Bellied Miscreant

Create Your Own Shakespearean Insults

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Author: Sarah Royal,Jillian Hofer

Publisher: Running Press Adult

ISBN: 9780762453214

Category: Humor

Page: 128

View: 6859

A Shakespearean insult generator that creates tart-tongued and totally humorous bawdy combinations and clever comebacks. Some occasions call for foul language, but why resort to the common F-word? If you must be offensive, hearken back to the Elizabethan days for more salacious and outrageous word choices. Impress your friends with your mastery of lewd iambic pentameter and vanquish your enemies with the power of the bard. After all, a toad-spotted maggot by any other name would be as pestilent . . . Mix and match to come up with your own raucous rebuffs, including: Thou Foul-Reeking Lily-Livered Codpiece! Thou Ruttish Rump-Fed Pignut! Thou Beslubbering Cockeyed Canker-blossom! Thou Churlish Dull-Eyed Hag And more!

Much Ado about Mad Libs

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Author: D. W. McCann

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0451533984

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 3965

To VERB, or not to VERB? The answer is inside this Mad Libs! Get to know Shakespeare's most famous sonnets and plays in a whole new way by filling in the blanks of the 21 original stories inside this book.

Thy Father is a Gorbellied Codpiece!

Create Over 100,000 of Your Own Shakespearean Insults

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Author: Barry Kraft

Publisher: Smithmark Pub

ISBN: 9780765191489

Category: Humor

Page: 10

View: 538

One in a series of Shakespearean humor books, a wire-bound flip book allows slighted or offended Renaissance men and women to get revenge by assembling Shakespearean vocabulary into humorous insults at the turn of each page.

World's Weirdest Animals

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Author: Matt Roper

Publisher: Summersdale Publishers LTD

ISBN: 178685483X

Category: Nature

Page: 96

View: 2077

Whales that look like unicorns, lizards that squirt jets of blood from their eyes, naked rats that can sprint backwards—it seems as though some creatures have been put on this earth just to amaze us. From the harmless but hilarious to the truly frightening and deadly, the animals in this book are guaranteed to keep you enthralled, astonished, and extremely amused.

Bodleian Library - Shakespeare's Insults Desk Diary 2018

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Author: Flame Tree Studios,William Shakespeare

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781786644251

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 5941

Find new and ingenious ways to put someone rude in their place in this week-to-view desk diary full of witty Shakespearean insults from The Bodleian Library. With bright and colourful backgrounds, and sited sources for each quip, you'll find the perfect gem to utter at just the right moment. A perfect gift for any lover of Shakespeare.

The Ultimate Insult Generator

Over 68 Million Fantastically Funny Insults

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Author: Mike Barfield

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781786270290

Category: Invective

Page: 100

View: 9354

This fabulously fun flipbook allows you to generate 60 million brilliantly beastly insults for all occasions. Wacky, zany, and sometimes plain silly, this book will ensure you'll always have the last word, not to mention the last laugh!Hilarious heckles for silencing sassy siblings Teasing taunts to make best friends snigger Madcap comebacks to confuse mum and dad Playful put-downs for frenemies and enemies

Shakespeare's Insults

A Pragmatic Dictionary

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Author: Nathalie Vienne-Guerrin

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474252672

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 512

View: 658

Why are certain words used as insults in Shakespeare's world and what do these words do and say? Shakespeare's plays abound with insults which are more often merely cited than thoroughly studied, quotation prevailing over exploration. The purpose of this richly detailed dictionary is to go beyond the surface of these words and to analyse why and how words become insults in Shakespeare's world. It's an invaluable resource and reference guide for anyone grappling with the complexities and rewards of Shakespeare's inventive use of language in the realm of insult and verbal sparring.

The Shakespeare Insults Coloring Book

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Author: Patricia Crouch

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781945887611

Category:

Page: 66

View: 4921

You'll be saying "oh, snap!" Shakespeare-style as you color 30 of the wittiest and most vivid insults ever uttered in this collection of invectives drawn from the bard's plays. Will's insults are illustrated by an eclectic array of designs, many modeled on early British book illustrations and works of art. Take guilty pleasure as you color in Shakespearean short jokes ("out, you three-inch fool!"), fat jokes ("she is spherical, like a globe"), carpe-diem sex slurs ("your virginity breeds mites, much like cheese"), slut slandering ("my wife is a hobby-horse"), zombie curses ("out, you green-sickness carrion!"), catch-all insults ("thou art a flesh-monger, a fool, and a coward") and much more!

The Wardrobe Mistress

A Novel of Marie Antoinette

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Author: Meghan Masterson

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 1250126673

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 8724

THE WARDROBE MISTRESS is Meghan Masterson's fascinating and visceral debut, an inside look at Marie Antoinette's luxurious life in Versailles remarkably juxtaposed against life in third estate as the French Revolution gains strength. A propulsive exploration of love, loyalty, danger, and intrigue...not to be missed. It's Giselle Aubry's first time at court in Versailles. At sixteen, she is one of Marie Antoinette's newest undertirewomen, and in awe of the glamorous queen and her opulent palace life. A budding designer, it's a dream come true to work with the beautiful fabrics and jewels in the queen's wardrobe. But every few weeks she returns home to visit her family in Paris where rumors of revolution are growing stronger. From her position working in the royal household, Giselle is poised to see both sides of the revolutionary tensions erupting throughout Paris. When her uncle, a retired member of the secret du roi, a spy ring that worked for the old King, Louis XV, suggests that she casually report the Queen’s actions back to him as a game, she leaps at the chance. Spying seems like an adventure and an exciting way to privately support the revolution taking the countryside by storm. She also enjoys using her insight from Versailles in lively debates with Léon Gauvain, the handsome and idealistic revolutionary who courts her. But as the revolution continues to gain momentum, and Giselle grows closer to the Queen, becoming one of the few trusted servants, she finds herself dangerously torn. Violence is escalating; she must choose where her loyalty truly lies, or risk losing everything...maybe even her head.

How to Quote Shakespeare in Everyday Life

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Author: Michael Denomme

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780990695707

Category:

Page: 218

View: 6362

When it comes to quoting Shakespeare, all too many people feel that it is an art that they could not possibly practice themselves. Furthermore, says the common wisdom, besides the use of a few famous quotations that virtually everyone has heard, it is certainly not realistic to think that Shakespeare's words, written over four hundred years ago, can have any practical relevance to modern life? It is precisely this so-called common wisdom that the author of this book is determined to dispel. Dispensing generous helpings of humor at every turn, and utilizing over a 150 real life scenarios, this is a playful book that is tailor-made for readers who want an unstuffy, unpretentious way of enjoying Shakespeare's extraordinary words and imagery. All of the typical scenarios of modern life are here - from working for an odious boss to vacationing in an island paradise, from romancing till dawn to picking up after the kids. But rather than having toaddress this myriad of life situations with the same trite expressions that everyone else employs, the reader is given a treasure-trove of Shakespearean quotations along with their "everyday English" translations to make his or her commentary sparkle with wit and vibrancy. The book concludes with a modern scenario tour de force entitled "Fifty Ways To Love Your Shakespeare," which leaves the reader thoroughly convinced that Shakespeare can indeed be remarkably and delightfully adaptable to modern times.

Juniper: The Happiest Fox

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Author: Jessika Coker

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452167699

Category: Pets

Page: 144

View: 3135

With millions of followers on Instagram, Juniper the fox is the internet's cutest pet! Juniper's adorable snaggletooth smile and fun-loving personality are vibrantly captured in this heartwarming book. With gorgeous photos, a charming narrative about Juniper's life, and a behind-the-scenes look at what it's like to live with a fox, this book will capture the heart of any animal lover. Juniper's story chronicles her adoption and real-life Fox and the Hound relationship with a dog named Moose as well as the hilarious shenanigans she regularly gets herself into—including adapting to her new companion Fig, a younger fox who was rescued from a fur farm. Readers will also get a look at the thing Juniper is best known for: she paints with her paws! Juniper's paw paintings sell out instantly on her website, and readers will delight in learning more about her artistic adventures. With her signature grin, Juniper reminds us that there is always something to be happy about; you just have to know where to look.

Twitterature

The World's Greatest Books in Twenty Tweets or Less

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Author: Alexander Aciman,Emmett Rensin

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101162821

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

View: 2812

Perhaps while reading Shakespeare you've asked yourself, What exactly is Hamlet trying to tell me? Why must he mince words and muse in lyricism and, in short, whack about the shrub? But if the Prince of Denmark had a Twitter account and an iPhone, he could tell his story in real time--and concisely! Hence the genius of Twitterature. Hatched in a dorm room at the brain trust that is the University of Chicago, Twitterature is a hilarious and irreverent re-imagining of the classics as a series of 140-character tweets from the protagonist. Providing a crash course in more than eighty of the world's best-known books, from Homer to Harry Potter, Virgil to Voltaire, Tolstoy to Twilight and Dante to The Da Vinci Code. It's the ultimate Cliffs Notes. Because as great as the classics are, who has time to read those big, long books anymore? Sample tweets: From Hamlet: WTF IS POLONIUS DOING BEHIND THE CURTAIN??? From the Harry Potter series: Oh man big tournament at my school this year!! PSYCHED! I hope nobody dies this year, and every year as if by clockwork. From The Great Gatsby: Gatsby is so emo. Who cries about his girlfriend while eating breakfast...IN THE POOL?

Shakespeare, Not Stirred

Cocktails for Your Everyday Dramas

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Author: Caroline Bicks,Michelle Ephraim

Publisher: TarcherPerigee

ISBN: 0399173005

Category: Cooking

Page: 161

View: 7193

Two professors mix equal parts booze and Bard to help you through your everyday dramas. It's like having Shakespeare right there in your living room, downing a great drink and putting your crappy day in perspective.

Shakespeare's Hamlet for Kids

3 Short Melodramatic Plays for 3 Group Sizes

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Author: Brendan P Kelso

Publisher: Playing with Plays

ISBN: 9780998137667

Category: Education

Page: 82

View: 4969

Hamlet like you have never read it before: quick, fun, and easy to understand. Designed for 6-20+ actors, kids of all ages, or anyone who wants to enjoy and loosely understand Shakespeare's play. What you will get: Fun 3 melodramatic modifications for group sizes: 6-7+ 8-14+ 11-20+ Actual lines from Shakespeare's play mixed in Creatively funny interpretations of the remaining script A delightfully funny rendition that is easy for ADULTS to understand too A kid who loves Shakespeare This mini-melodramatic masterpiece is sure to be a doorway for your child to love all the classics. Shakespeare is difficult enough in class or watching on stage, let alone trying to teach the stories to children, but as the author's mantra states in the book, "there is no better way to learn than to have fun " Kids who have read this have also eventually purchased Shakespeare's entire works and have completed 'hero' reports on Shakespeare at school. Guaranteed to have you and your kids coming back for more

Color Me Floral

Stunning Monochromatic Arrangements for Every Season

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Author: Kiana Underwood

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452161658

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 208

View: 3858

Learn the secrets to designing showstopping monochromatic arrangements in this spectacular guide from floral artist Kiana Underwood. Underwood shares her techniques for creating dazzling single-color displays using inspired ingredients, dramatic textures, and vibrant colors. Organized by season, the book includes how-tos for 40 arrangements— including a lush green display for spring, an astonishing black bouquet for summer, a striking magenta design for fall, and an unexpected, oh-so-pretty pink arrangement for winter. Featuring hundreds of eye-catching images and easy-to-follow tips throughout—such as suggestions for substituting flowers and options for both the beginner and advanced designer—this book is as useful as it is gorgeous. The ultimate resource, Color Me Floral has an extraordinary arrangement to enhance every occasion.

Shakespeare's Bawdy

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Author: Eric Partridge

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134522096

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

View: 8850

This classic of Shakespeare scholarship begins with a masterly introductory essay analysing and exemplifying the various categories of sexual and non-sexual bawdy expressions and allusions in Shakespeare's plays and sonnets. The main body of the work consists of an alphabetical glossary of all words and phrases used in a sexual or scatological sense, with full explanations and cross-references.

Coloring Shakespeare

Over 30 Stunning Illustrations from Shakespeare's Most Famous Sonnets and Speeches

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Author: Judy Stevens

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9781250129925

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 64

View: 2172

The works of Shakespeare remain unsurpassed in their ability to capture the subtleties of human emotion and the intricacies of love. In this new coloring book by talented illustrator Judy Stevens, Shakespeare’s most beautiful poems and prose are illustrated and ready to be brought to life with your gel pens or colored pencils. Containing 28 well-known excerpts from Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Merchant of Venice, and As You like It as well as Sonnets 18 (“Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day?”) and 23 (“As an unperfect actor on the stage”), among others, this is a delightful collection of Shakespeare’s words of love, humor, consolation, and jubilation illustrated especially for creative and romantic souls.