Calvin Coolidge Vs. Some Random Lady At A White House Dinner
Oscar Wilde Vs. Lewis Morris
Morris had just been passed over for the Poet Laureateship.
Winston Churchill Vs. George Bernard Shaw
Winston Churchill Vs. Lady Astor
Calvin Coolidge Vs. An Opera Singer
Muhammad Ali Vs. Joe Frazier
Winston Churchill Vs. A Member Of Parliament
Winston Churchill Vs. Bessie Braddock
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Vs. An Admirer
Miriam Hopkins Vs. An Anonymous Singer
Ilka Chase Vs. An Anonymous Actress
John Wilkes Vs. John Montagu
Mohandas Gandhi Vs. Western Civilization
Edna Ferber Vs. Noel Coward
Coward was remarking upon the fact that Ferber was wearing a tailored suit.
James McNeill Whistler Vs. Oscar Wilde
After Whistler had made a particularly witty observation.
Pierre Trudeau Vs. Richard Nixon
Upon hearing that Nixon had called him an asshole.
Thomas Reed Vs. Henry Clay
Earnest Hemingway Vs. William Faulkner
John Barrymore Vs. A Woman In The Lady’s Room
Barrymore was drunkenly urinating in the wrong bathroom, and turned to face his accuser, penis in hand
Robert Benchley Vs. A Man In Uniform