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"She's smart, she's funny, she's beautiful—But she leaves her shoes all over the place."
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"I appreciate your offer, but I was really hoping to marry a doctor."
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Crucial testimony in the case of Cinderella vs. the Association of Fairy Godmothers.
"She wears glass slippers? This kind of aggravation I don't need."
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Cinderella and Charming the Clown
'How many times must I tell you people who live in glass houses should not throw stones...'
"Look, honey, the glass slipper still fits."
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'I did think the prince might simply recognise the girl - I mean, just how p***ed was he?!'
Cinderella: Millipede Edition
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Cinderella wasn't playing hard to get. . . it's just that this time around she insisted on orthotics!!
'The little old lady who lived in Cinderella's glass shoe.'
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'And you're totally sure you want to find this girl??'
In search of a Pope: Which cardinal will be able to fit into the enchanted red slippers? Vatican shoe consultant Giovanni Gucci tests Cardinal Lugi Cinderoli for size.
"Before attempting the glass slipper would you mind putting on this latex sock?"
'Yes, but it was a glass ballet flat that I lost.'
The Optician at Home
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'Don't worry Sire. Look, she left her glass slipper behind.'
'It actually fit about half the girls in the kingdom; you're just the hottest.'
"Well Cinders, you will about wearing glass slippers."
"Well, yes it fits. But since I've seen her without her make up and glad rags, I'm not sure I still fancy her."
'Whomsoever the shoe fits, I shall thee wed!'
'According to the law of averages, wouldn't the glass slipper fit a lot of maidens?'
'Don't tell me! You're a Leo, right?'
If the glass slipper had disappeared at midnight with all the other stuff.
Cinderella Revisited - I hear you've got a glass jaw.