Episode 4: Everything About Insults: Show Notes

 

The History of Mooning:

Slate Article by my new favorite journalist, Forrest Wickman @ Slate

There are many, many examples of mooning gargoyles if you care to do a search. They tend to be a bit more graphic and sometimes with more anatomy than this fellow.

More Naughty Gargoyles

Flyting

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https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/flyting-was-medieval-england-s-version-of-an-insult-trading-rap-battle

From Thor to Twitter: Flyting and the Norse Tradition of Insulting Your Enemies

Whose Mama? Yo Mama!

Must read if you want to dig deeper, The Dozens A History of Rap’s Mama, by Elijah Wald

Great article on mom insulting: Not rated G

https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/53nxkz/your-mommas-so-ugly-her-portraits-hang-themselves-the-history-of-mom-jokes

Yo mama’s so stupid, she put her watch in the bank to save time.

 

Anglophenia. Not G rated…so funny!