17 People Share With Us Their Best Non-Swearing Insults
Insulting someone in a vulgar manner either by verbally swearing at them or by doing a rude gesture is not very classy and can make you look really bad in front of company. So in order to be the bigger person in the situation, finding alternative non-swearing insults is the definitely the way to go. They're very useful and efficient, and you look way classier while using them, and if the person is not smart enough they might not even get it, so you will avoid their reaction to it that way, but the people around you will know exactly what you meant.
Straight from Shakespeare "I wish we could become better strangers"
"I take it you weren't burdened with an overabundance of schooling"
-stolen from Firefly
Adapted from Bob Dylan's "Positively 4th Street",
I wish that for a moment you could stand in my shoes, then you'd know what a drag it is to see you.
I had a teacher tell some kid "Nothing you say is of any consequence...to anyone." He was an odd teacher who kinda talked like that, but it was his version of savage. The room lost its shit in unison.
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