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Top 10 Greatest Insults In Literature

Posted at 7:41AM Monday 02 Jun 2014

Gone With The Wind author Margaret Mitchell has been crowned the queen of the literary put-down in a new poll.

The writer, whose novel inspired the classic film starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh, topped a poll which included famous wit Oscar Wilde, Jane Austen, and William Shakespeare.

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