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#1. Besides, this story, my story, is a lot more interesting than some dried up old Russians. Why? This story has dicks, lots and lots of dicks. Oh, so now you're interested? I should have put dick in the first line. - Author: Nick Pageant
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#2. In place of equal respect, the nation offered women the Miss America beauty pageant, established in 1920-the same year women won the vote. - Author: Susan Faludi
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#3. I am so not a pageant girl, but I signed up for the Miss Junior Florida contest because I thought it would be good experience. - Author: Amanda Latona
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#4. Trump says that if he's elected, he won't let the presidency interfere with the Miss Universe pageant. - Author: David Letterman
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#5. There would be Jews in the pageant?" I asked him.
"Certainly-" he said, "thousands of them."
"May I ask, sir," I said, "where do you expect to find any Jews after the war? - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#6. Maybe 'cause you don't always have to win a pageant to wear a crown. - Author: Julie Murphy
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#7. I fell in love with the pageant world. People that don't compete in pageants, I think they have a negative feeling for them, but really, they are incredible. - Author: Abbey Curran
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#8. Now, how can I be anti-woman? I even judged the Miss America pageant. - Author: Rush Limbaugh
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#9. I find this wave of super-skinny women scary. I'm not going to lie to you, I've got to drag myself down to the gym like everybody else. But I look at the red carpet sometimes and it's like a pageant. - Author: Catherine Zeta-Jones
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#10. fired up my e-reader to get lost in Easter Lust. It's a story about a bunny rabbit shifter who meets a chicken shifter. They come together, fall in love, and then, tragically, discover they're both submissive bottoms. - Author: Nick Pageant
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#11. The pageant has passed. That day is over. But we linger, loath to think we shall see them no more together - these men, these horses, these colors afield. - Author: Joshua Chamberlain
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#12. Unlike the people you see in Mathew Brady's photographs from the Civil War, the men and women of the Revolution seem more like characters in a costume pageant. And it's a pageant in which the performers are all handsome as stage actors, with uniforms and dress that are always costume perfect. - Author: David McCullough
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#13. Fine, Gran. I'll fist his ass. - Author: Nick Pageant
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#14. Sarah Palin and her virtual burqa have me and my friends retching into our handbags. She's such a power-mad, backwater beauty-pageant casualty, it's easy to write her off and make fun of her. But in reality I feel as horrified as a ghetto Jew watching the rise of National Socialism. - Author: Cintra Wilson
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#15. I must be very clear in one thing ... Being a pageant girl is not who I am or what defines me. - Author: Joyce Giraud
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#16. I'm a pageant girl from Texas, so I like makeup and hairspray. And the smoky eye? I think I was born with it! - Author: Eva Longoria
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#17. I'm only wanted by directors for the image I give off, and it makes me angry. I always wanted to be an actor and not a beauty pageant winner. - Author: Jude Law
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#18. And how fascinating history is - the long, variegated pageant of man's still continuing evolution of this strange planet, so much the most interesting of all the myriads of spinners through space. - Author: G. M. Trevelyan
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#19. The pageant movie I'm obsessed with is 'Miss Congeniality', hands down! I could quote everything from that movie. I love so many scenes, but I always find myself quoting the scene when Sandra Bullock goes, 'I really do just want world peace!' - Author: Olivia Culpo
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#20. My family took me to church when I was like 4 years old, and I had to be in a pageant, and I was playing Jesus. - Author: David Walton
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#21. Then it hits me: High school is exactly like a beauty pageant. Of course. Walking down a hallway is like being on stage, being judged by your appearance. - Author: Elizabeth Eulberg
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#22. When I create, I feel that I am a participant in the grand pageant of life, a part of the ongoing creative engine of the universe. I don't know if that feeling is enough to replace the solace of religion in the lives of most people, but it is for me. - Author: Greg Graffin
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#23. But how entirely I live in my imagination; how completely depend upon spurts of thought, coming as I walk, as I sit; things churning up in my mind and so making a perpetual pageant, which is to be my happiness. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#24. No Life can pompless pass away -
The lowliest career
To the same Pageant wends its way
As that exalted here - - Author: Emily Dickinson
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#25. Thus unlamented pass the proud away,
The gaze of fools and pageant of a day;
So perish all, whose breast ne'er learn'd to glow
For others' good, or melt at others' woe. - Author: Alexander Pope
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#26. Whatever this guy was about to dish out, I was prepared to respond with, "Thank you, sir, and, may I have another? - Author: Nick Pageant
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#27. History is a pageant and not a philosophy. - Author: Augustine Birrell
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#28. My mother really wanted me to be in possibly a beauty pageant, not only for if I could win, but it helped improve my self-image because of trauma in my childhood and other issues. - Author: Pam Grier
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#29. I held a beautiful leather-bound copy of Moby Dick in one hand and my Moby dick in the other. - Author: Nick Pageant
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#30. This is a strange pocket of the western world where it is still deemed utterly acceptable to take smart, successful women and reduce them to beauty pageant contestants, - Author: Hadley Freeman
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#31. In any group of women who are all equally good-looking, the number of messages they get is highly correlated to the variance: from the pageant queens to the most homely women to the people right in between, the individuals who get the most affection will be the polarizing ones. - Author: Christian Rudder
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#32. Now I was truly offended. "I don't read romance novels," I hissed, "I read gay fiction. - Author: Nick Pageant
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#33. I wasn't the typical pageant girl - I was a little more nerdy, and they gave me a voice. I created the Queen of the Universe pageant, which is charity-based, to benefit UNESCO. For me, the most important thing is that contestants have a charity-based platform or charity ambition. - Author: Joyce Giraud
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#34. I think the pageant system is about empowering women. I think that aspect of it is great, but when you take parents who are forcing their children to do anything, I don't think it's healthy. - Author: Olivia Culpo
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#35. It sounded artificial, like a beauty pageant contestant pledging world peace. I did feel sad, but articulating it seemed cheap to me. - Author: Gillian Flynn
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#36. The whole process of winning the pageant has been so amazing, I'm really excited to move forward into all kinds of projects. - Author: Olivia Culpo
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#37. History is the great dust-heap ... a pageant and not a philosophy. - Author: Augustine Birrell
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#38. The intellectual man requires a fine bait; the sots are easily amused. But everybody is drugged with his own frenzy, and the pageant marches at all hours, with music and banner and badge. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#39. The really valuable thing in the pageant of human life seems to me not the political state, but the creative, sentient individual, the personality; it alone creates the noble and the sublime, while the herd as such remains dull in thought and dull in feeling. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#40. High-pitched squeal like a beauty pageant contestant found best in show, Oprah audience member given a new Chevy, rookie actress surprised with an unlikely Oscar. - Author: Dennis Vickers
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#41. They have no allegiance to Atlantic City whatsoever, other than nostalgia, and that doesn't pay the bills, ... The Miss America pageant has to do what it thinks best serves its interests, and if moving out of Atlantic City does, that's what it should do. - Author: Leonard Horn
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#42. I think that, if anything, the pageant is great for people who suffer from body issues. It's all about being comfortable with what you're given and what you have and being able to flaunt it without being insecure. It's about empowering women, not making them feel weak or less. - Author: Olivia Culpo
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#43. The reigning Miss Canada has been arrested for punching out another woman in a bar fight.Quite frankly, I think it's refreshing to finally find one beauty pageant winner who is against world peace. - Author: Jay Leno
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#44. Nothing says I love you like a pre- lubricated butthole. - Author: Nick Pageant
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#45. Nothing impresses the mind with a deeper feeling of loneliness than to tread the silent and deserted scene of former throng and pageant. - Author: Washington Irving
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#46. The racehorses assemble at the starting barrier in all the finery of a mediaeval pageant, the jockeys in silks like figures from a Tarot pack, the bookies in leather and tweeds standing beside their boards each confident that the future has been controlled. - Author: Kevin Hart
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#47. Dreams are real. This is unreal. This world is unreal. Everybody has it backwards. This is the dream. This is an insubstantial pageant. Nothing here lasts - that is how you know it's the dream. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#48. I do an international beauty pageant called Queen of the Universe for UNESCO, and what we do is we build kindergartens around the world. - Author: Joyce Giraud
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#49. ... So when the last and dreadful hour
This crumbling pageant shall devour,
The trumpet shall be heard on high,
The dead shall live, the living die,
And Music shall untune the sky - Author: John Dryden
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#50. India was a sensation. It was remarkable to see all those parrots flying about, the brilliant foliage and the brilliant sky. It was a tremendous pageant. I never noticed the poverty. - Author: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
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#51. I was not raped! I had a boxing lesson! Are you both crazy? - Author: Nick Pageant
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#52. If she had anything to say about it, the pageant would be called off and the dignity of Sweet Valley womanhood would be preserved. The truth was, no one seemed to care as much about the beauty pageant issue as she did. - Author: Francine Pascal
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#53. Molly stood over the stove, naked, except for a wide sash from which was slung the scabbard for her broadsword at the center of her back, giving the impression that she had won honors in the Miss Nude Random Violence Pageant. Her - Author: Christopher Moore
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#54. I genuinely don't care about the 'number one' tag. That's not my goal. You know, no one does that with heroes, but with actresses it's the same number game. It's not a bloody pageant. Everyone has something unique to offer. - Author: Anushka Sharma
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#55. I think that the pageant world overall is pretty spectacular, it just makes you feel good about yourself and leaves you with great friends. - Author: Abbey Curran
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#56. Thanks for the penis, God. I don't have the balls to be a woman. - Author: Nick Pageant
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#57. 'Housewives' are a million times cattier than pageant girls! I know pageant girls have a reputation for being catty, but 'Housewives' are even cattier. But I do think that it's a total different world, and it can't compare. - Author: Joyce Giraud
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#58. The Miss America Pageant reinforces a belief that women are merely how they look and how they please. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#59. In life's rich beauty pageant we put children on a stage, said flash your soft white belly child, but just don't act your age. - Author: Rodney Crowell
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#60. The pageant of life is divided into ying and yang. They're two circles. You can follow either circle and manage to develop enough speed to move beyond this world to other worlds, dimensional realities. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#61. I'll read anything since I'm something of a book slut. - Author: Nick Pageant
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#62. The first time I was asked whether women can "have it all" was at the Miss America pageant. I said no. I didn't mean that women shouldn't fully pursue their dreams, only that we need to be honest with ourselves. - Author: Gretchen Carlson
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#63. Shortly thereafter, some friends encouraged me to try out for the Miss South Carolina World beauty pageant. To my surprise, I won - and was sent to New York City to compete nationally. - Author: Donna Rice
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#64. Then I realized that for eighteen hundred years the Church Militant had not been a pageant, but a riot - and a suppressed riot. There, - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#65. Captain of our fairy band,
Helena is here at hand,
And the youth, mistook by me,
Pleading for a lover's fee.
Shall we their fond pageant see?
Lord, what fools these mortals be! - Author: William Shakespeare
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#66. 'Downton Abbey' is a pageant, a cavalcade of a time when being born right is the first and most irrevocable career move, and in which an older order - whose passing 'Downton's' creator, Julian Fellowes, clearly mourns - is submerging in icy seas as surely as a grand and extravagant ocean liner. - Author: Steve Erickson
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#67. Ohmigosh. No food at all." Tiara sank down on the sand as if the full weight of their predicament had finally hit her. She blinked back tears. And then that megawatt smile that belonged on cereal boxes across the nation reappeared. "I am going to be so superskinny by pageant time! - Author: Libba Bray
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#68. The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a promenade in the morning, a sitting on the throne at noon, a pageant in the evening. - Author: Wallace Stevens
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#69. On the long dusty ribbon of the long city street,
The pageant of life is passing me on multitudinous feet,
With a word here of the hills, and a song there of the sea
And-the great movement changes-the pageant passes me. - Author: John Masefield
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#70. At the demonstration of sixty feminists against the Miss America Pageant in 1968, when the women filled a trash can with bras, girdles, curlers and spike-heeled shoes, the bra-burning myth was launched by the media and, in spite of its inaccuracy and spiteful intent, put radical feminism on the map. - Author: Hilda Scott
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#71. To-night, for the first time in my life, I saw through the hollowness, the sham, the silliness of the empty pageant in which I had always played. To-night, - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#72. When I am dead, no pageant train shall waste their sorrows at my bier. Nor worthless pomp of homage vain stain it with hypocritic tear. - Author: Edward Everett
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#73. Pageant makeup is so different from your day-to-day look. When you're on stage you really have to pack it on. - Author: Katherine Webb
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#74. Especially as a title-holder, you can do great things with charities, because people suddenly care about what you have to say. I wanted to make a difference, which is why I created the Queen of the Universe pageant. I want to change all of those stigmas in the beauty pageant world. - Author: Joyce Giraud
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#75. Earthquakes would be great if they could hit specific areas, like the parent lounge at a children's beauty pageant. - Author: Dana Gould
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#76. Can we all agree that the sexiest thing in the world is a nice ass in a jockstrap? Is there anything better in creation? I think not. - Author: Nick Pageant
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#77. Cardigans can be very sexy."
"Really? Go into the bathroom, stare into the mirror, then come back out here and tell me if you'd fuck yourself. - Author: Nick Pageant
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#78. Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity, and power a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment, perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in duration. - Author: DeWitt Clinton
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#79. I kind of like to think of myself as the bad girl Olympian that would get kicked out of the Miss America pageant. - Author: Ronda Rousey
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#80. She's jealous of you. She has been since you got that solo in the sixth-grade Christmas pageant."
( ... ) "You're telling me I went through six years of drama from Lydia because she decided I didn't deserve to sing the verses of 'It Came Upon A Midnight Clear' instead of her? - Author: Andrea Laurence
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#81. I'd have to read and escape into another world where cops don't literally mean nightstick when they say nightstick and pucker is a noun. - Author: Nick Pageant
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#82. I was on a kick of reading nothing but gay romance because I was in a bit of a sexual slump, unless you count reading one handed, if you do, I was having lots and lots of sex. - Author: Nick Pageant
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#83. You're filmed that one very special day of the pageant, and you want to make sure you're as ready to go as you can be. - Author: Olivia Culpo
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#84. The pageant of a former hour, Is Beauty in the Grave. - Author: Roger Scruton
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#85. Don't worry, though, I'm sure you're still both tighter than the knots on a tree. - Author: Nick Pageant
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#86. Somewhere a woman is praying her toddler wins a beauty pageant. I say this because sometimes people wonder why God lets tornadoes happen. - Author: Dana Gould
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#87. There's going to be just a teeny bit of angst (this is a romance book) and then there's going to be a Happily Ever After. And, oh yes, dicks and butts, lots of dicks and butts. Seriously, keep a wet wipe handy, there's some really hot stuff in here. - Author: Nick Pageant
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#88. Bra-burning never happened. It was completely made up by the media. A couple of women protesting a Miss America pageant threw some bras into a garbage can, and somehow that became this longstanding idea of feminists as bra-burners. - Author: Jessica Valenti
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#89. The truth isn't meant to be pretty, that's for beauty pageants. - Author: Marc Marcel
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#90. I've lived in New York all my life, and we went to the Mormon Pageant each year in upstate New York. It still is a wonderful production. I remember going and seeing the performance and listening to the music. My father had Mormon Tabernacle Choir music, and we would listen to it and sing with it. - Author: Renee Fleming
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#91. I like trees, they will someday be books. - Author: Nick Pageant
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#92. What do you want ?
It was a hard question, especially if I had to bat en down the sarcasm. I mean, there was the beauty pageant answer of world peace, although I'd probably have to render it in the beauty pageant spelling of world peas. - Author: Rachel Cohn
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#93. All our pride is but a jest. None are worst and none are best. Grief and hope and joy and fear Play their pageant everywhere. - Author: Thomas Campion
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#94. No one ever spoke above a whisper in the staff lounge, but I felt the need to shush her anyway. I gave her my best librarian frown and put one finger to my lips. It works every time. We librarians are like practitioners of Jedi mind-control when it comes to shushing. - Author: Nick Pageant
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#95. Like the fact that he's my twin brother and I know you'll eventually ask us to double-penetrate you."
I tried very hard to look shocked. "I don't even know what that means, Shane."
"And you're never going to find out. - Author: Nick Pageant
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#96. I know that I've got big ears and a big forehead and that my hair sticks up. But I'm happy with myself. I'm not necessarily trying to win a beauty pageant here. - Author: Clay Aiken
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#97. Walmart suddenly smells like a prosti-tot pageant. - Author: Fanny Merkin
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#98. OVATION, n. n ancient Rome, a definite, formal pageant in honor of one who had been disserviceable to the enemies of the nation. A lesser "triumph." - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#99. Funeral: a pageant whereby we attest our respect for the dead by enriching the undertaker, and strengthen our grief by an expenditure that deepens our groans and doubles our tears. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#100. It seemed to me that this might be a great pageant, which would give a chance for a very interesting picture. - Author: Henry Ossawa Tanner
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