A good put-down is a lot more than a mere insult. The smartest put-downs raise the catty remark to an art form where even the unfortunate target is forced to respond with a wry smile of appreciation.
This book presents a collection of the finest put-downs through the ages, from Samuel Jackson and Mark Twain, to contemporary practitioners like chat show hosts. It also includes contributions from politicians, critics, satirists, TV personalities and Hollywood rivals. No section of society is excluded, and with over one thousand put-downs to choose from, you can guarantee you will find the right put-down to choose from, you can guarantee you will find the right put-down for any occasion.