A quick, witty retort when someone is being an idiot can instantly become an on-the-books inside joke in a group of friends for years. You'll probably forget a tame night at the movies, but you'll always remember that time your best friend called her ex a gluten free wet noodle in a mayo blanket.
The more specific the insult, the better it is. A good jab can sting, but a funny one can humble and quiet your ego until you're laughing at yourself. Remember to be respectful and if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say it at all unless of course, it's hilarious.
When a recent Reddit user asked, "What is the best insult someone has said to you?" people were ready to share tales from the roast battlefield.
I was once told I was more disappointing than an unsalted pretzel