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The 20 Best Insults in Fiction, RANKED

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“A prig is a fellow who is always making you a present of his opinions.” —Middlemarch, George Eliot

(These presents are just as desirable as the dead furry ones the wild hunterbeast animals that we call “cats” leave for us on our pillows.)

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