Posted by Victoria S Dennis on March 03, 2008 at 19:30:
In Reply to: Adding insult to injury posted by John on March 02, 2008 at 08:40:
: Anyone know who coined the phrase "adding insult to injury"?
A fairly obscure Georgian playwright, Edward Moore (1712-1757, in a play called "The Foundling": 'This is adding insult to injuries'. (VSD)