How The Elephant Lost Her Trunk
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"Excellent, but not fit for a king."
First Class Travel
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"Excuse me—does this joke need a lawyer?"
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"Oh, great! Here comes Valerie to raise the bar."
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The Gramma Awards
"The trailer didn't live up to the teaser."
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"I think I'll let my hair grow."
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"We saw some inspired lunacy, then had some uninspired Italian."
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"Big deal, an A in math. That would be a D in any other country."
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"Let's face it. The only play you've ever liked is 'Stop the World - I Want to Get Off.'"
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"When I was seventeen..."
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"I was with you right up to the cumin."
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"This is what happens when ethical standards are set artificially high."
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"First you make a left, then you make a right, then you turn around and turn around with all your might. You put your left foot out and then you bring it back, and that's what I call ballin' the jack."
Welcome to Flower Ridge - Traditional values strictly enforced.
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Mr. Clean Enough
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