sarcasm is the lowest form of wit

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sarcasm is the lowest form of wit

It is easy to be sarcastic, and not as clever as other means of making a joke. The phrase implies that one thinks sarcasm is crass or irritating. The snarky comments are getting old, Kyle. Sarcasm is the lowest form of wit, you know.
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The sarcasm came when Lightfoot referred to what she called the "nice letter" she had received from Preckwinkle about the issue.
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