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The undisputed badass of the Renaissance. Attracted to prison like Oprah to ham. Before he and Inigo Jones perfected the court masque, Ben Jonson pissed King James off by cracking Scottish jokes in his plays. He Once escaped a death sentance by discovering an ancient loophole in English law, meant to protect literate members of society (aka: clergymen). The original Chewbacka defence.
That guy on the motorcycle is hot, but he's no Ben Jonson!
by Princess Heather de la Licorne April 02, 2008

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