yeoldenews:

I feel like we, as a society, really need to step up and get our insult game back up to Victorian levels.

“You big boiled-egg, you – What do you mean by calling me a “swill-pail”? Haven’t you got any better manner, you conglomerate mass of Adipose Tissue?”

(Letter to Jack from his friend ‘Osa’, dated October 24, 1900.)