Ten of the very sharpest comebacks of all time

Jamie Vardy's terrific comeback to Harry Kane's suggestion that Spurs would "hunt down" Leicester City in their bid to win the Premier League has been pleasing the internet today:

After Leicester secured the title on Monday night, the centre-forward posted this riposte:

It takes wit, talent and speed to produce a searing come back. Here are 10 honourable mentions in the clapback stakes:

1. Winston Churchill vs Nancy Astor

Astor: Winston, if you were my husband I'd put poison in your coffee.

Churchill: If you were my wife I'd drink it.

2. Piers Morgan vs Gary Lineker

3. Parent vs Child

4. Tulisa vs Alan Sugar vs Simon Cowell

5. JK Rowling vs a hater

6. T Boone Pickens vs Drake

7. James Blunt vs someone who didn't really ask for it, tbh

8. Marvel's Jessica Jones vs a Twitter hater

9. Barack Obama vs Matt Damon

Damon: I really think [Obama's] misinterpreted his mandate.

Obama: Matt Damon said he was disappointed in my performance. Well Matt, I just saw The Adjustment Bureau so, right back at you buddy.

10. Darth Vader vs Captain Needa

Needa: Choke, choke, gargle, gargle, hrrumpff

Vader: Apology accepted.

Boom. Vader out.

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