“Buy a girl a drink first.”
You have many accessories, but not too many.
“Less is best. Fewer is super.”
Both of those things almost mostly rhyme.
“Every language uses rhyme; it’s a universal feature of grammar; it might make someone believe in Noam Chomsky’s bullshit.”
You just argued for Universal Grammar.
“I said there were universal features of grammar, not that there was a Universal Grammar. If we’re going to talk about linguistics, you need to pay attention to the words.”
Can we stop talking about linguistics, then?
“What shall we discuss?”
What’s the opposite of a glacier?
“An airplane exploding.”
When does a pond become a lake?
“When it turns 13; 15 in Mexico.”
What happens if your pants go any lower?
What a lovely thought.
“You seem mildly acceptable, perhaps–to others, not me–but I’m married to my career. In fact, I need to get back to the Bolshoi immediately.
“MY NAME IS MIKHAIL BARYSHNIFUCK AND I WISH TO DEFECT FROM SOVIET RUSSIA!”
This goddamned bit is killing me.
“DID YOU EVER SEE THE RED SHOES?”
Oh, don’t bring up The Red fucking Shoes.