"Now that I've wiped him out, I kind of miss the little peg-legged b******."
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"Instead of killing the whale for its blubber, we're going to do a little lipo."
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"It was a lot more satisfying before 'catch and release.'"
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"I'd like to have my teeth scrimshawed without being, you know, harpooned."
"We should've stayed on land, and grown feet and kicked ass."
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"God, how earnest. Whales on recycled paper."
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"Any other bright ideas, Mr. Sex-on-the-Beach?"
"Don't make eye contact..."
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"Yeah, well your profile wasn't exactly honest either."
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"I get the sense there's some large body of water you're longing to return to - not a lake, maybe a sea? Is it an ocean?"
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Save the Whales
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"You notice nobody gives a damn about beached minnows."
Another Disappointment for Captain Ahab
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"Objection, Your Honor! Alleged killer whale."
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"Always the last place you look."
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"I'm not beached. I just don't swim on Saturdays."
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FASHION NOTESFIRST SHOES FROM ITALY
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Tunnel of Whale Guts
"What's remarkable is that just last week he was lying despondent on the beach."
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"My New Year's resolution is to lose thirty-eight thousand pounds."
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"Screw it. I'm endangered anyways."
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The Ancient Enquirer: Woman Turns Into Pillar of Salt!
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