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Re: Sarcasm is the lowest form of wit

Posted by Webster on February 10, 2004

In Reply to: Sarcasm is the lowest form of wit posted by Lotg on February 10, 2004

: Does anyone know who first said this, and the context in which it was said?

In college, my English professor said the root of the word sarcasm means to "bite and tear at the flesh". I dunno if that helps any.