"Well, it certainly explains why everyone's so nice!"
Dr. M.J. Pilkington Cosmetic Surgeon
"I'm not sure what I am, but I believe I'm a product of Norway."
"Hi. I'm John, your date for this evening. I've brought my résumé and letters of recommendation."
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"We're still the same, great company we've always been, only we've ceased to exist."
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"I am a member of the legal profession, but I'm not a lawyer in the pejorative sense."
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"Take some identification with you in case you die."
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"This is Daddy, honey. That was Daddy's office voice."
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"But you can't leave me—your name is Bride of Frankenstein."
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"Boys and girls,...may I call you boys and girls?"
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"Did you realize that every woman here is Cindy Sherman?"
"Your signature, Your Majesty, as well as your driver's license and a major credit card."
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"I wish my identity weren't so wrapped up with who I am."
"I don't care if it's not you. That's the Social Security number you've been using."
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"Tell me again—which blond actress is she the blond-actress daughter of?"
"Don't worry about it—when we get to the courtroom, you can borrow my comb."
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"Now when I go abroad I tell everyone I'm a Canadian goose."
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"But if I'm not a senior collateral analyst for a high-volume, global marketing corporation...who am I?"
"I don't think of myself as a wolf man or a wolf woman-I'm just a human, who is also a wolf, who eats humans."
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"Handwriting analysis has revealed that Spencer is not in fact my husband."
"I was different people then!"
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"It's a pluot—an apricot that self-identifies as a plum."
"I had to give up my secret identity—no more phone booths."
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"I think of myself first as an American, then as a bird, then as a rufous sided towhee."
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"We can't imagine what a spider thinks, Louisa, because it's a whole different life style."
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