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|"In order to benefit both consumers and recorders, we recommend that you make the following changes: make 'girl' rhyme with 'world', and make 'baby' rhyme with 'crazy.'"
-Recording Industry Association of America president HILARY B.ROSEN, in a petition to the Oxford English Dictionary
|"Boom! Crash, bang! U.S.A.!"
-Secretary of Defense DONALD RUMSFELD, when asked to detail the military objectives of bombing Afghanistan
|"This just in... the FBI has linked the Beltway Sniper to the
disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa, the bombing of the USS Cole, and global
-News anchor TOM BROKAW
|"I forgot what I was going to say."
-Senator STROM THURMOND, explaining his position on campaign finance reform
|"It's the stupid economy."
-BILL CLINTON, on Bush's stabilizing popularity and the apparent end to the recession in late 2003
|"Aaaaaaaaaaa haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaaaaa haaaaaaaa."
-Consumer advocate and Green Party nominee RALPH NADER, to his dentist
|"It's a pleasant wine, with a Ramen-like aroma and subtle hints of
Twinkie, Handi-Snacks, and Dunkaroos."
-The review for which noted wine taster JACQUES DE COCHON was fired
|"I demand a recount!"
-A joke YOU could make anytime anyone counts anything. Please don't.
|"Well, you see, the terrorists are opposed to freedom. So I'm opposed to the opposite of freedom:
-GEORGE W. BUSH, defending the jobless recovery
|"We beat their prices, guaranteed."
-The desperate pitch of a LIBRARY next door to a bookstore
|"We understand that the Olympics are not what they once were, and we would like to restore them to their former glory and high ratings."
-A representative from NBC, on the station's proposal to bring back the ancient Olympic tradition of having athletes compete naked
|"We felt that to have a good understanding of the disease, the reader
should be able to get a good view of what healthy breasts look like."
-Time Magazine managing editor WALTER ISAACSON, defending Time's fourth breast cancer cover of the year
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