"We just haven't been flapping them hard enough."
"You could add 'Men who say "Ciao!" who are not even Italian or of Italian descent' to that list."
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"Perhaps Your Majesty should try governing from the center."
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Marco Polo Discovers Monosodium Glutamate
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"You can't say the U.N. isn't trying."
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"Well, you're not going to try the fireman's lift on me!"
"Ah — excellent catsup."
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"They're all trophies for trying."
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"Of course, if this one flops we're done."
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"You're warm now, Alec - very, very warm."
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Don't Take No For an Answer
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