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. Honey—Did 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.
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.
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.