“I’d like to thank the Academy for my lifetime achievement award that I will eventually get.”
—Donald O’Connor, performer, on September 27, 2003. For more famous last words, check out these funny last words of notable people.
“I am about to—or I am going to—die. Either expression is correct.”
—Dominique Boubours, French grammarian, on May 27, 1702. Read more word-nerd one-liners with these best grammar jokes of all time.
Abbey Edward Paul
“I did what I could.”
—Abbey Edward Paul, American writer, on March 14, 1989.