No honorable person has ever snickered. Chortling is unseemly. Tittering is obscene. Need I go on? – The war of words.
The end result of the war of words was different than previous wars. For in the end, all that was left were the grunts.
All the highfalutin words fell. Shattered to syllables. They could not be put back together. Especially not by the king’s horses. What the hell was he thinking?
A skilled humorist uses the sounds of laughter to muffle the screams. It’s a foundational skill.
“The play was OK, I guess. It ended abruptly. I am afraid, other than that, it was not very memorable.” – Mary Todd Lincoln, answering a rude question.
Sarcasm is poisonous to the soul.
I’m sorry I did not point this out sooner, many tragedies could’ve been prevented!
The fundamental problem with topical humor is that while the short shelf-life requires constant replenishment, the underlying situations never change.