Do you know a pompous ass who regularly uses one of these phrases?

At least he wasn’t pompous. (Dick Van Dyke in “Mary Poppins”)

Top 10 Pompous Phrases

1. With all due respect… 

2. Methinks. 

3. If I may say so. 

4. As I said at the time. 

5. ‏I would not resile from that. 

6. I will take no lectures from… (Neither will I provide a running commentary.)

7. The fact of the matter is. 

8. Perchance. 

9. Blood and treasure. 

10. Do you know who I am? 

Source: John Rentoul THE INDEPENDENT

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