How to be Insulting about Pains in the Neck
The only skill he's ever developed is the art of being obnoxious.
If you ever hear anyone saying a good word for her, you can rest assured that she's resting — for good.
He's not been himself lately — he's been almost bearable.
They don't need to say anything to their children, they're always on their pest behaviour.
He's the sort of man who'd come and tell you that he'd found himself after you'd told him to get lost.
He's such a rough diamond that no one's ever felt he was worth the effort of knocking off the sharp corners — they'd only end up with another smoothy after all.