Not So Famous Last Words


This screenshot shows Sydney Greenstreet and H...

This screenshot shows Sydney Greenstreet and Humphrey Bogart in a discussion about whether Sam (Dooley Wilson) will come to work for Greenstreet. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Recently you heard tell amongst friends,  the last words they heard from their dear old, departed loved ones, Bless Their Collective Lil Hearts.  You all chuckled to keep from boo-hooing (as Mama used to say).

1.  How Did You Know?

2. Will. You. Please. Just. Leave. Me. Alone?

3.  I Think Not.  (After a hospital Doc told 92-year old Grandma that she had to have a procedure done).

And, your all-time favorite from a southern friend who had many a tussle–mainly concerning her appearance– with her Old-School Southern M.O.M.:

4.  HoneyDid You Ever Decide What To Do About That Hair?

…If you know of others, we’d love to know!  More below:

The deathbed can lead people to speak with great honesty and, in many cases, humor. This is a list of 20 last words by famous people.

Isabella Deathbed 400W

1. 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.

2. I can’t sleep

Said by: J. M. Barrie, author of Peter Pan

3. I should never have switched from Scotch to Martinis.

Said by: Humphrey Bogart

4. I am about to — or I am going to — die: either expression is correct.

Said by: Dominique Bouhours, famous French grammarian

5. I live!

Said by: Roman Emperor, as he was being murdered by his own soldiers.

Nap Deathbed

6. Dammit…Don’t you dare ask God to help me.

Said by: Joan Crawford to her housekeeper who began to pray aloud.

7. I am perplexed. Satan Get Out

Said by: Aleister Crowley – famous occultist

8. 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.

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8 Responses to Not So Famous Last Words

  1. Well, it seems as if some of them were surprised.

  2. Tori Nelson says:

    Oh, the hair comment is too funny and SO Southern. I can see just about any of my lady relatives fretting over hair in their final hours!

  3. ryoko861 says:

    I can’t imagine what will come out of my mouth upon judgement day.

  4. Coming East says:

    I hope we have many years to come up with something suitable!

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