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In January of 1891, 20-year-old Lord Alfred “Bosie” Douglas met the man with whom he would soon fall in love — Oscar Wilde. On April 1st of that year, disgusted by his son’s homosexual relationship with Wilde, Bosie’s father, the 9th Marquess of Queensberry, sent him the following threatening letter. 

Bosie famously responded to his father’s letter with a telegram that simply read, “WHAT A FUNNY LITTLE MAN YOU ARE.”

(via Letters of Note: Your disgusted so-called father)

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    Dear so-called father, Your son should be disgusted for having someone like you. Sincerely, a girl from the modern times...
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    BOSIE AND WILDE FTW. DKJBVKSJDFHGKBJDFV.
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