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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
ARISTOTLE WITH A BUST OF HOMER:
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A miniature Trojan Horse sits out front a sand castle.
"My guess is it's your cousin Flo and her family, and they're going to end up staying six weeks."
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"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."
"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'
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Pandora's Unboxing Video
"The sign ruins our surprise attack, but it's a big OSHA fine if we don't have it."
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"That's why you don't stand behind them!"
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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'Are we there yet?'
Nick's Greek Restaurant: Special - Nick's own translation of the Odyssey
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"I'm afraid I have to recuse myself, ladies. I don't want to be responsible for the Trojan War."
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