Today I was reminded of my odd fascination with famous last words. I looked over some of the ones I gave in my speech last year completely about famous last words, and they made me laugh yet again.
"I've had 18 straight whiskeys, I think that's the record." - Dylan Thomas (poet)
"Either this wallpaper goes, or I do." - Oscar Wilde
When told he was going to die, Lope de Vega said, "Alright then, I'll say it: Dante makes me sick."
One of my personal favorites...
"MOOSE... INDIAN..." Henry David Thoreau
General John Cedric, a civil war general was in battle when he said, "They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist... "
"Am I dying, or is it my birthday?" Lady Nancy Astor