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The Hanging Gardens of Shoreham
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'Sure I can put in a wet bar, too.'
Those Were The Days
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Sphinx snorting coke has his nose fall off.
"I feel kind of responsible. When the General said he wanted to cross the Alps and march to Rome I just laughed and said, 'That's a long trip. I guess we better pack along some trunks.'"
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The Trojans thought of everything.
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'You know Alexander if you go on like this you could unite the whole of Europe.'
'Yeah, yeah, hail Caesar ... listen, I got a meeting on the Third Hill at nine. what are my coffee options?'
Greek Gods at Play
'O mighty gods! - May you grant us food, clothing, and shelter, and the wisdom to know the difference.'
'Some day, people will wonder what these goal posts were.'
'I'm sure it's lovely, dear, I'm just not really a henge person.'
'Tut, you've outdone yourself this time.'
'What I like about you is you're an incurable romantic.'
'It says, 'For a good time, call Shirley MacLaine'...'
'Nowadays they'd be built upside down.'
Atlas with the earth, says: 'So then I thought, Why not just roll the damn thing?'
Book from the Library of Alexandria. Woman says: 'Have you seen how overdue this book is?'
'The time? Yes, it's VII ... no, hang on, er ... IX ... uh ... oh, for God's sake, it's half nine, OK?'
"I got his nose."
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