Posted by ESC on November 16, 1999
In Reply to: Book of Phrases? posted by Chester Helm on November 15, 1999
: I'm interested in finding a book or web site that offers a collection of reasonably artful phrases of fault-finding, disparagement, low appraisal, and so forth. I would like something that avoids the purely boorish or vulgar. Vitpuperation might be alright - it would be a fine line, though. Know of anything? Thank you.
Somewhere here I have a book of nasty phrases. The title is something like, The (insert number) Nastiest Things Anybody Ever Said. It's a little book along the lines of "The Portable Curmudgeon." If I find it, I'll post the exact title.