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Any last words?

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Mayfield

Mayfield Report 14 Apr 2013 17:58

To perhaps lighten the discussions on funerals of certain famous people perhaps some famous last words that tickled your fancy.

Not quite last words but my favourites are from WC Fields

For those not old enough to know the name he was a well known actor and comedian of the 30’s & 40’s including the film My Little Chickadee with the “pneumatic” Mae West.

He was well known as a drinker, gambler, womaniser and atheist.
During his final illness a friend found him reading the Bible and asked what he was doing?

He replied “I’m looking for a loophole my boy looking for a loophole “ ;-)


Mayfield :-D

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 14 Apr 2013 18:08

Love that one. :-D

eRRolSheep

eRRolSheep Report 14 Apr 2013 18:52

I rather like the last words by Voltaire.
When asked by a priest to renounce satan he said: "Now my good man, this is no time for making enemies."

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 14 Apr 2013 19:39

:-D :-D :-D

Roy

terryj

terryj Report 14 Apr 2013 19:53

loved spike millagans
i told you i was ill

i think they woudn't allow it on his head stone so his family had it translated into gaelic and nobody realised although that may be a modern myth

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 14 Apr 2013 20:02

the Mayor of Hiroshima - What the **** was that :-D

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 14 Apr 2013 20:05

Now why did I do that?

Said by: General William Erskine, after he jumped from a window in Lisbon, Portugal in 1813.

9. Hey, fellas! How about this for a headline for tomorrow’s paper? ‘French Fries’!

Said by: James French, a convicted murderer, was sentenced to the electric chair. He shouted these words to members of the press who were to witness his execution

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 14 Apr 2013 20:05


Bing Crosby: "That was a great game of golf fellas

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 14 Apr 2013 20:05

I should never have switched from Scotch to Martinis.

Said by: Humphrey Bogart

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 14 Apr 2013 20:06

Pardon me, sir. I did not do it on purpose.

Said by: Queen Marie Antoinette after she accidentally stepped on the foot of her executioner as she went to the guillotine.


AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 14 Apr 2013 20:07

Don't worry...it's not loaded...
Terry Kath, rock musician in the band Chicago Transit Authority as he put the gun he was cleaning to his head and pulled the trigger.

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 14 Apr 2013 20:09

They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance.
General John Sedgwick, Union Commander in the U.S. Civil War, who was hit by sniper fire a few minutes after saying it

ChrisofWessex

ChrisofWessex Report 14 Apr 2013 22:19

'If you don't carry out my last wishes, I will haunt you'.

Paula+

Paula+ Report 14 Apr 2013 22:47

The programmes on Channel 4 are Cr** Adam Faith. :-D

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 15 Apr 2013 09:35

well, he went out with a bang, didnt he?

these martyrs blow up so quickly , dont you think?

Mayfield

Mayfield Report 15 Apr 2013 10:15

Thinking about it I imagine the most common one might be…………. Oh S***!


Mayfield ;-)

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 15 Apr 2013 10:29

I like Nana off the Royle Family's last words.

Trevor McDonald.

Nice and random lol

DIZZI

DIZZI Report 15 Apr 2013 11:17

OUCH THAT HURT

ANONYMOUS