14 Sneaky Insults That Sailed Right Over People's Heads

Tom and Jerry ripped off a scathing parody of Tom and Jerry.
14 Sneaky Insults That Sailed Right Over People's Heads

Among the most appealing aspects of the English language is just the degree of ambiguity that particular words or phrases can have. Someone may say something completely pleasant, such as "bless your heart," but intend something nasty, such as "you're an idiot."

To appeal to children, cartoons are frequently humorous and light hearted, but some animated series love to sneak in goodies for adults to enjoy as well. This has resulted in some really messed-up themes and analogies on occasion. It also offered us some very devastating comebacks at other moments.

The fact is, some insults are blatant, such as remarks about a rival's mother or general body odor. Other insults, on the other hand, can go utterly ignored and unnoticed. As much as people say you shouldn't explain jokes, the following ones do require explanations; otherwise, you just might miss them. So scroll on down and PAY ATTENTION so you don't miss the following 14 incredibly sneaky jibes, barbs and straight up burns.

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