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"You always rush out and high-dive me when I homer. How 'bout a bug when I whiff?"
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"On the other hand, it's not like I wake up every morning thinking, Omigod, I wish I had a giant wooden horse."
Man-Slaying Hector's Farewell to Eggplant-Cooking Andromache
"Who ordered a pizza?"
ARISTOTLE WITH A BUST OF HOMER:
Tags:art, artwork, artworks, artist, artists, painting, paintings, rembrandt, famous painting, famous paintings, homer, iliad, ilyad, oddyessy, aristotle, philosopher, philosophers, philosophy, legend, legends, myth, myths, ancient greece, greek, history, historical, cartoons, fictional character, fictional characters, cartoon character, cartoon characters, bust, busts, sculpture, sculptures, television, televisions, tv, tvs, t.v., t.v.s, show, shows, program, programs, programmes, programme, word play, wordplay, play on words
A miniature Trojan Horse sits out front a sand castle.
"Success came too early. When he was ten, he hit three homers in three times up in the Little League, and nothing has seemed worth while since."
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A Real Pinata Surprise
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"Yo! - try to stay focused."
" - This might work, but management will never approve it . . ."
Tags:odysseus, iliad, the iliad, homer, trojan horse, trick, tricks, trickery, trojan war, ambush, ambushes, walls of troy, classicist, classicists, classics, classical myth, classical myths, greek myth, greek myths, greek mythology, ancient history, bureaucracy, bureaucracies, bureaucrat, red tape, red-tape, manager, managers, management, managements
"Wait a minute. Have you guys thought about how this thing is supposed to fit in there?"
The definitive turning point in The Great Terrier-Squirrel War was the now-famous Trojan Acorn Maneuver.
'I thought you told me that you ordered a pizza'
Tags:trojan horse, troy, trojan war, homer, iliad, ancient greece, classics, classicist, classicists, pizza deliveries, takeaway, takeaways, beware greeks bearing gifts, greece, pizza delivery, pizza deliveries, delivery, order, ordered, deceive, confusion, take away, take out, ancient greece, food delivery, siege of troy
Pandora's Unboxing Video
"That's why you don't stand behind them!"
Tags:helen, troy, torjan war, high school reunion, high school reunions, school reunion, school reunions, iliad, homer, classicist, classicists, classical text, classical texts, helen of troy, ancient historian, ancient historians, ageing, aging, ancient greek, ancient greeks, ancient greece, face that launched a thousand ships
"The sign ruins our surprise attack, but it's a big OSHA fine if we don't have it."
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Dear Greeks - Our sincere thanks for the giant wooden horse! What a wonderful surprise when we...
"Youch! I ruptured that tendon - you know, the one that attaches your calf muscle to your heel."
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Nick's Greek Restaurant: Special - Nick's own translation of the Odyssey
Tags:literature, literary, books, book, book lover, book worm, book lovers, book worms, bookish, poem, poems, poet, poets, poetry, poetic, rhyme, ryme, rime, rhymes, ancient mariner, odyssesy, the odyssey, the flying dutchman, coleridge, samuel taylor coleridge, british lit, british literature, english lit, english literature, homer, homeric, subvert, subverted, subversion, invert, inverted, inversion, parody, parodied, modern, modern life, city life, city, cities, city living, urban, urban life