Last week's question: After North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called President Trump a "dotard," Google saw an immediate spike in searches for that rarely-used word, which means "an old person, especially one who has become weak or senile." If Kim were to publish a collection of creative insults to use against rivals and enemies, what title could he give the book?
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THE WINNER: "Nuclear Burns"
Natalie Mann, Los Angeles
SECOND PLACE: "Rogue's Thesaurus"
Phyllis Klein, New York City
THIRD PLACE: "38 Unparalleled Putdowns"
Paul Pettinelli, Charlton, Mass.
"From F-Bomb to H-Bomb"
Janine Witte, New Hope, Pa.
Laurel Wroten, Petaluma, Calif.
Susan Songer, Portland, Ore.
"Norks Vs. Dorks"
Sarah Tillman, Tucson, Ariz.
"War & Tease"
Sarah Vandehey, Lake Oswego, Ore.
"Cheap Shots from Rocket Man"
Michael M. Lehrer, Encino, Calif.
Val Coppo, Excelsior, Minn.
Michael Krakow, Lake Ariel, Pa.
"A Slam and a Pan from The Rocket Man"
Richard Donelly, Providence, R.I.
Richard Condon, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.
Alice Raven, Woodstock, Ga.
"D is for Dotard: Kim's ABC of Insults"
Kathy El-Assal, Middleton, Wis.
"The Sayings of Chairman Mouth"
Patrick Tuite, New York City
"Words of Mass Denigration"
Andy A. Barntine, Dallas
"On the Goad"
Laurel Rose, Pittsburgh
Dan Barch, Pittsburgh
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