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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).


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:

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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