Rather, they will dismiss the notion lest they become a laughingstock in the papers.
That I shall be the laughingstock of all Moscow, that everyone will say that you, drunk and not knowing what you were about, challenged a man you are jealous of without cause.
He, the commander-in-chief, a Serene Highness who everybody said possessed powers such as no man had ever had in Russia, to be placed in this position--made the laughingstock of the whole army!
On the other hand, if he is wearing it thinking that he is proclaiming how hot he is...then he's liable to be more of a laughingstock.
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