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12.17.2005

Funny. Mean ... But Funny.


Best Last Words Department:
"I see that you have made three spelling mistakes."
The Marquis de Favras (1744-1790) on the scaffold, when handed his official death sentence for treason (he was captured by French Revolution radicals in an attempt to assist Louis XVI to escape).

8 Comments:

Blogger Miz BoheMia said...

Ooooh! Fits this bloggin' crowd to a tee! A bloggers biggest nightmare perhaps?

8:05 PM

 
Blogger Logophile said...

Well, I visit your blog because it is about you, and THAT is interesting!
But I am sending this to a blog buddy
*snicker snicker*

8:28 PM

 
Blogger dddragon said...

lol - what a thing to say at such a time! I guess there might be dumber things to say ...

4:55 AM

 
Anonymous benvenuta said...

*snicker* That reminded me of an old article from The Onion:
http://www.theonion.com/content/node/33432

Today`s last words are my favorite so far. (together with the grammar Jesuit`s.)

5:24 AM

 
Blogger Urban Chick said...

love that cartoon!

5:42 AM

 
Blogger Bela said...

I ask myself that question a lot. LOL!

Sounds like the Marquis and I would have got on like a house on fire, give or take a few disagreements about the Revolution. ;-)

7:14 AM

 
Blogger actonbell said...

Now, that's poise and wit to the very end. I love it.

7:53 AM

 
Blogger still life said...

And if the spelling won't get you, the grammar will...

12:06 PM

 

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