Fun fact, “umbrage” originated from the Latin umbra, meaning “shadow”.
Basically they’re throwing shade at each other.
I know that you believe you understand what you think I said, but I’m not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.
And thus the filibuster was born.
It’s raining today. I need to find my umbrage to go outside.
“Please do not operate heavy machinery or drive a automobile for 24 hours after taking Umbrage…”
Next scene, they are throwing dictionaries at each other.
And lately, I thought you had to beat your opinion into someone.
Paraphrasing the great J. P. Donleavy: “Sir, know that I shall not tolerate any nerve, cheek, sauce, or other incivility from the likes of youse, and will indeed castigate you memorably if the need arises.”