"What riles me is that he got a genius grant and I didn't."
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"Of course you know Congressman Beasley."
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A court jester pitches a ball to a king.
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"You may rush in."
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"Frankly, it's no better or worse than any other form of government."
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"I know the king and queen were not amused, but the rest of us thought it was funny as hell."
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Hamlet And Yorick The Prequel
"May I suggest we up your medication, sire.
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"If it's any consolation, that was an amazing impression of the king."
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"This is what you get for trying to be a wit."
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"Apparently, I'm fun, but I'm no fun in bed."
"You have a really lousy sense of humor."
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Hamlet sees Yorick's skeleton behind him.
"He's become unsufferable since he got the Mac Arthur fellowship."
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"Angelo tells us you haven't been laughing."
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"He was once funny ha-ha, but now he's just funny terrifying."
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"Can you juggle a household, three kids, and a career?"
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"Oh well, what does a jester know?"
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"Hello. You have reached the Palace. If you wish to speak to the King, press '1' now. If you wish to speak to the Queen, press '2' now. If you wish to speak to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, press '3' now. And if you wish to speak to the Minister of Cul
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"Does this mean I'm out of the loop?"
"We were not amused."
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