"Did you join the testimony-of-the-month club?"
"I took aim, pulled the trigger, and then, suddenly, shots rang out."
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"Why don't we take a break? Your testimony is beginning to sound rehearsed."
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"And, because a princess can't be forced to testify against her prince, they lived happily ever after."
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"Before I start my taped testimony, I should like to say a few words about Fenton's Naturally Decaffeinated Coffee."
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"Do you swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, and not in some sneaky relativistic way?"
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"This is my client's videotaped deposition—please be considerate and rewind after viewing."
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"I believe this is nothing but a witch-hunt, Congressman."
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"And, in exchange for his testimony, your client gets to pick something nice out of our catalogue."
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"If I'd snitched, Senator, I would have lost my street cred."
"Are you now, or have you ever been."
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"Frankly, I'm looking for something that might appeal to a jury."
"It sure would be swell if your last words didn't mention that eyewitness who recanted her testimony, the con that confessed to your crime, the DNA test that proved your innocence, or the fact that I slept through most of your trial."
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"She had rings on her fingers and, If memory serves me, she also had bells on her toes."
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"The witness will confine his 'Knock knock' answers to 'Who's there?'"
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"If you don't mind, Senator, I'd like to render the rest of my testimony sotto voce."
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"We've run out of tapes. Do you think we'll ever want to watch Ollie North's testimony again?"
"I love my testimony. You've really captured my voice."
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"We're going before the SUpreme Court in an hour, Ben. Would it kill you to sit on my lap?"
"Absolutely, Senator, in my mind it was always my country first, and obscene profits second."
Reply Hazy, Try Again.