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Man’s Sarcastic Last Words Before Being Hanged Emerge Online, And People Can’t Even

Man’s Sarcastic Last Words Before Being Hanged Emerge Online, And People Can’t Even
8 months ago

Daniel Summers, self-described "medicine & health columnist" and "cranky pediatrician," recently found religion.

He found his patron saint, anyway:

Here's Klaas Meijer's original tweet:

A little history lesson, courtesy of Wikipedia:

Thomas de Mahy, marquis de Favras (March 26, 1744 – February 19, 1790) was a French aristocrat and supporter of the House of Bourbon during the French Revolution. Often seen as a martyr of the Royalist cause, Favras was executed for his part in planning against the people of France and is known for saying 'I see that you have made three spelling mistakes' upon reading his death certificate.

Ring any bells? No?

Well, old Thomas got some newfound respect on Twitter, because spelling is serious business:

Summers chimed back in:

And Twitter learned about another badass:

Summers heard from the "well, actually" crowd:

So he clarified his intentions:

And he summed up the unexpectedly epic thread nicely:

Maybe Thomas wasn't such a great guy IRL, but for spelling geeks? He's our jam.