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"Bland, James Bland."
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"Let's see! You had roast beef. I had none."
Tags:this little piggy went to market, nursery rhyme, nursery rhymes, nursery song, nursery songs, pig, pigs, children's story, children's stories, children's literature, children's lit, roast beef, literary character, literary characters, bill, bills, restaurant bill, restaurant bills, restaurant check, restaurant cheque
'One more time Huck, I'm gonna have to question your decision to bring the beaver.'
Don Quixote in the Hamptons
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Hamlet And Yorick The Prequel
"Ahab I'm not familiar with. Ever taste Captain Hook?"
Tags:vladimir nabokov, lowbrow, humbert humbert, trailer, trailers, literary character, literary characters, novel, novels, novelist, novelists, writer, writers, author, authors, classic, classics, trailer, trailers, dolores haze, classical status, classic status, literary student, literary students, american literature, class divide, class divides, class, classes
"Can I come with you? I need a grant."
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"First I alienated the apes who'd raised me. Then there was a lot of turmoil with the colonials pulling out. Now Jane and me are semi-retired and I haven't swing through the trees in ages. Want a drink?"
Ebenezer Scrooge's in/out baskets say 'Bah and Humbug!'
Scrooge and his piggy bank
"But Holmes, how could you possibly know the killer went through here?"
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"Me Tarzan, you Jane, who he?"
"Instead of creating life, I've decided just to establish an online persona."
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"We had him neutered,"
Tags:alice's adventures in wonderland, through the looking-glass, alice, wonderland, lewis carroll, tweedledum, tweedledee, cheshire cat, smile, smiles, frown, frowns, sad, mad, angry, upset, depressed, depression, spay, spaying, spayed, neuter, neutering, neutered, animal, animals, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, cat, cats, cat owner, cat owners, fiction, fictional character, fictional characters, character, characters, literature, classic literature, book, books, novel, novels, literary character, literary characters, book character, book characters, vet, vets, veterinarian, veterinarians, animal doctor, animal doctors
"So that's All for One and One for All, except our health insurance, which is Every Man for Himself."
The Demise of Tinkerbell
Rind of the Ancient Mariner
Tags:lassie, bedrooms, slipper, slippers, gregor samsa, blackbeard, bedroom, metamorphosis, kafka, night, franz kafka, literary character, literary characters, historical figure, historical figures, fictional character, fictional characters, famous, fame, edward teach, bedtime, bedtimes, bedroom, bedrooms, bedside, bedsides
"Looks like the new Tarzan was raised by personal trainers."
Tags:edgar rice burroughs, fictional character, fictional characters, literary character, literary characters, personal trainer, personal trainers, fitness instructor, fitness instructors, fitness, jungle, jungles, king of the jungle, ape, apes, film adaptation, film adaptations, movie adaptation, movie adaptations
'The surgeon prepared for another routine keyhole operation.'
"Your generous donation," said the Dodo, "will help us in our quest to find a cure for extinction."
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"We didn't have these cushy escalators when I was a calf. No siree. We had to jump. And I still have the scars to prove it. Wanna see 'em?"
Tags:nursery rhyme, nursery rhymes, nursery song, nursery songs, cow jumped over the moon, literary character, hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle, cow, cows, reminiscing, reminisce, generation gap, generation gaps, escalator, escalators, moon, moons, fairytale, fairytales, fairy tale, fairy tales
A Christmas Carol