"Your mother and I love you, Nick, but we'll soon be turning you over to mainland China."
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"Certainly. A party of four at seven-thirty in the name of Dr. Jennings. May I ask whether that is an actual medical degree or a Ph.D.?"
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"My name is Mr. Collins. I'll be teaching you English literature, and I'm armed."
"It's pronounced 'hee-la' monster. The 'g' sounds like an 'h.' "
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"There are some words I will not tolerate in this house-and 'awesome' is one of them."
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'100% Grammatically Correct Popular Tunes'
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"The pompano poached in parchment is very alliterative tonight."
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"Did you know that 'decimate' means kill just one out of every ten?"
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"And thirteen innocent logs perished in that fire they used to burn Joan."
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"Are you married to the name?"
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Tomatoes 45 cents/lb. Tomahtoes 65 cents/lb.
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How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Page One
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Berlitz guide to Scamese
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"Bonjour, mon amour - forgive my English, but I should like to spread you all over myself."
"What can I say? I was an English major."
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"I'm sick of writing book reports on spec."
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"And this tattoo is an old English proverb."
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"He picked up some kind of anger in England in the late fifties, and he's never been able to shake it."
"Yes, but you were the defender of the wrong faith."
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Two men toting a dog in a carriage by foot, while the dog sticks his head out the window.
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"At some point, there's only so high you can raise the volume before you admit you're never gonna understand what British detectives are saying."
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A teacher sits in front of a blackboard that advertises various school subjects as being for sale.
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"You don't need English on every shot."