Re: Sayings that you hate now
I don't see how you can think it's the same as saying someone has a "nice wife".
I don't think it's exactly the same. I was just giving an alternate example to point out why I don't think your interpretation of it as an insult makes sense.
ETA: Speaking of AVs: Is that Sesame Street Gul Madred is watching???
It's Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away.