11:16:11 PM Aug 23rd 2012
President Obama is the kindest, bravest, warmest, most wonderful human being I've ever known.
08:08:36 PM Feb 8th 2011
The 300 example: I don't think that's a stealth insult at all. IIRC, the look on Ephialtes' face says he knows exactly what Leonidas means. I think it's more of values dissonance, that we'd consider the phrase a blessing rather than a curse.
01:52:59 PM Nov 8th 2010
I haven't seen the episode in question, but it seems highly unlikely that Uncle Phil wouldn't know he was being insulted in the second page quote. He's not exactly dumb.