“His forehead was so wrinkled, he had to screw his hat on.” — Carlton Alsop source: Jarski, R. (2008). Dim wit: the funniest, stupidest things ever said (p. 452). London: Ebury.
Frederick Locker-Lampson described Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s physique as “peculiar: curls like the pendent ears of a water spaniel, and poor little hands — so thin that when she welcomed you she gave […]
Describing the appearance of the 19th century murderer John Williams, Thomas de Quincey wrote, “One fact, however, was striking, and fell in with the impression of his natural tiger character, that his […]
Pinky Thompson described an associate: “She had a wart on the left side of her chin, with one long, black hair growing out of it. When she sneezed, it cracked like a […]