Advertisement

loader

Talk

Advanced search

"I'm drunk, your still ugly"

(8 Posts)
jkklpu Mon 03-Aug-09 20:39:51

Saw this on T-shirt in supermarket yesterday. Churchill would be turning in his grave.

TrillianAstra Mon 03-Aug-09 20:45:50

I'm not sure t-shirts of that calibre are referencing Churchill. I think it's more likely to be a reflection on 'beer googles' making ugly people seem more attractive. A person who is ugly even when you are drunk must be very ugly indeed.

Clayhead Mon 03-Aug-09 20:47:11

Eek, did you have an urge to grab a marker pen and correct? smile

Tortington Mon 03-Aug-09 20:47:23

pmsl @this being explained

Hassled Mon 03-Aug-09 20:49:01

It's a bit of both. The Churchill quote is

Yes, madam, I am drunk. But in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.
-- (replying to Lady Astor's comment 'Sir, you're drunk!')

FabBakerGirlIsBack Mon 03-Aug-09 20:49:40

Plenty of people type your instead of you're on here too..

Lilymaid Mon 03-Aug-09 20:55:14

The original - though there seems to be many versions was:
Bessie Braddock: “Sir, you are drunk.”
Churchill: “Madam, you are ugly. In the morning, I shall be sober.”
(Bessie Braddock was a very fat Liverpool Labour MP)
Some people ascribe the quotation to Nancy Astor, but she wasn't ugly. One of her spats with Churchill was:
Sir, if you were my husband, I would give you poison.”
Churchill: “If I were your husband I would take it.”

jkklpu Mon 03-Aug-09 21:08:33

Thanks everyone - I know the original Churchill quote and was just trying to raise the level of the allusion above the obvious gutter of the ingenuity behind the item itself.

Just depressing: even if it were made in China by machines programmes by people who don't read English, that's no excuse for the person who actually bought it.

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now