Justice Scalia insult generator: How the Supreme Court justice would mock you.

How Would Scalia Insult You? Find Out With Slate’s Generator. 

How Would Scalia Insult You? Find Out With Slate’s Generator. 

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June 26 2015 1:57 PM

The Antonin Scalia “Sick Burn” Generator

Find out how the Supreme Court justice would insult you.


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When it comes to penning baroquely articulated vitriol, Justice Antonin Scalia may rival William Shakespeare. His dissent on Obamacare brought us “pure applesauce” and “jiggery-pokery.” On Friday, he offered “mummeries” and “judicial Putsch.” In fact, his lexicon of argle-bargle insults is nearly bottomless. So what would your Scalia burn be? Find out with our generator.

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All insults are taken from Scalia’s writing, though some have been lightly edited for grammar. 

Alison Griswold is a Slate staff writer covering business and economics.

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