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10 Old Fashioned Insults That Are Totally Meaningless


If you’ve ever given any thought into why Great Aunt Edna thinks Aunt Irene is a “half breed,” why Uncle John insists Cousin Joey is a bit “touched,” or why your beloved grandfather claims his neighbor is “half a bubble off of plumb,” you’re not alone. Whether it’s a family member (or many), a stranger [...]