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5th Nov '17 10:53:41 AM Grudgeal
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->'''Sir Humphrey Appleby''': Prime Minister, I must protest, in the strongest possible terms, my profound opposition to a newly instituted practice which imposes severe and an intolerable restrictions upon the ingress and egress of senior members of the hierarchy and which will in all probability, should the current deplorable innovation be perpetuated, precipitate a constriction of the channels of communication and culminate in a condition of organisational atrophy and administrative paralysis, which will render effectively impossible the coherent and coordinated discharge of the function of government within Her Majesty's United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland!

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->'''Sir Humphrey Appleby''': Prime Minister, I must protest, in the strongest possible terms, my profound opposition to a newly instituted practice which imposes severe and an intolerable restrictions upon the ingress and egress of senior members of the hierarchy and which will in all probability, should the current deplorable innovation be perpetuated, precipitate a constriction of the channels of communication and culminate in a condition of organisational atrophy and administrative paralysis, which will render effectively impossible the coherent and coordinated discharge of the function of government within Her Majesty's United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland!
5th Nov '17 4:51:26 AM Grudgeal
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->'''Humphrey''': Prime Minister, I must protest, in the strongest possible terms, my profound opposition to a newly instituted practice which imposes severe and an intolerable restrictions upon the ingress and egress of senior members of the hierarchy and which will in all probability, should the current deplorable innovation be perpetuated, precipitate a constriction of the channels of communication and culminate in a condition of organisational atrophy and administrative paralysis, which will render effectively impossible the coherent and coordinated discharge of the function of government within Her Majesty's United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland!
->'''Jim''': ...You mean you've lost your key?

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->'''Humphrey''': ->'''Sir Humphrey Appleby''': Prime Minister, I must protest, in the strongest possible terms, my profound opposition to a newly instituted practice which imposes severe and an intolerable restrictions upon the ingress and egress of senior members of the hierarchy and which will in all probability, should the current deplorable innovation be perpetuated, precipitate a constriction of the channels of communication and culminate in a condition of organisational atrophy and administrative paralysis, which will render effectively impossible the coherent and coordinated discharge of the function of government within Her Majesty's United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland!
->'''Jim''': ...->'''PM Jim Hacker''': ...You mean you've lost your key?
5th Nov '17 4:49:34 AM Grudgeal
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-->'''Humphrey''': Prime Minister, I must protest, in the strongest possible terms, my profound opposition to a newly instituted practice which imposes severe and an intolerable restrictions upon the ingress and egress of senior members of the hierarchy and which will in all probability, should the current deplorable innovation be perpetuated, precipitate a constriction of the channels of communication and culminate in a condition of organisational atrophy and administrative paralysis, which will render effectively impossible the coherent and coordinated discharge of the function of government within Her Majesty's United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland!
-->'''Jim''': ...You mean you've lost your key?
--->-- ''Series/YesPrimeMinister''

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-->'''Humphrey''': ->'''Humphrey''': Prime Minister, I must protest, in the strongest possible terms, my profound opposition to a newly instituted practice which imposes severe and an intolerable restrictions upon the ingress and egress of senior members of the hierarchy and which will in all probability, should the current deplorable innovation be perpetuated, precipitate a constriction of the channels of communication and culminate in a condition of organisational atrophy and administrative paralysis, which will render effectively impossible the coherent and coordinated discharge of the function of government within Her Majesty's United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland!
-->'''Jim''': ...->'''Jim''': ...You mean you've lost your key?
--->-- -->-- ''Series/YesPrimeMinister''
5th Nov '17 4:49:20 AM Grudgeal
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->''"Irrigation of the land with seawater desalinated by fusion power is ancient. It's called 'rain'."''
-->-- '''Michael [=McClary=]'''

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->''"Irrigation -->'''Humphrey''': Prime Minister, I must protest, in the strongest possible terms, my profound opposition to a newly instituted practice which imposes severe and an intolerable restrictions upon the ingress and egress of senior members of the land with seawater desalinated by fusion power is ancient. It's called 'rain'."''
-->-- '''Michael [=McClary=]'''
hierarchy and which will in all probability, should the current deplorable innovation be perpetuated, precipitate a constriction of the channels of communication and culminate in a condition of organisational atrophy and administrative paralysis, which will render effectively impossible the coherent and coordinated discharge of the function of government within Her Majesty's United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland!
-->'''Jim''': ...You mean you've lost your key?
--->-- ''Series/YesPrimeMinister''
10th Sep '17 11:26:41 AM nombretomado
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* The BastardOperatorFromHell sometimes uses this one or another way. For example, "[[http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/05/26/bofh_2004_episode_16/ Total Component Fatigue]]".

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* The BastardOperatorFromHell Literature/BastardOperatorFromHell sometimes uses this one or another way. For example, "[[http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/05/26/bofh_2004_episode_16/ Total Component Fatigue]]".
31st Aug '17 10:22:03 AM CosmicFerret
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-->'''[[TheFlash Flash:]]''' Create a what? Do what?

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-->'''[[TheFlash -->'''[[Franchise/TheFlash Flash:]]''' Create a what? Do what?
6th Aug '17 10:31:25 AM jouXIII
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** "Miniaturization ray?" "How do you know that?" "Well, there was a ray and then we were miniaturized..." And this time, ''the Doctor isn't who said it.'' That may be a first.

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** "Miniaturization "Miniaturisation ray?" "How do you know that?" "Well, there was a ray and then we were miniaturized...miniaturised..." And this time, ''the Doctor isn't who said it.'' That may be a first.
25th Jul '17 7:06:04 PM TheGreatUnknown
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Added DiffLines:

* PlayedForDrama in ''Webcomic/PoppyOpossum'', and justified, given that Kit has a lot of experience with chemistry and is also intending to distract Poppy.
-->'''Kit:''' ...Poppy, do you know what you get when you expose ''hydric acid'' to an open flame?
-->'''Poppy:''' [[BookDumb Uh. No.]]
-->''Kit throws the candle providing illumination into the bath.''
-->'''Kit:''' '''Darkness.'''
18th Jul '17 9:19:36 PM Anorgil
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* From ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'':
-->'''Buzz Lightyear:''' Unidirectional bonding strip.\\
'''Robot:''' Mr. Lightyear needs more tape.

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* From ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'':
-->'''Buzz Lightyear:''' Unidirectional bonding strip.\\
'''Robot:''' Mr.
''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'', Buzz Lightyear needs more tape.uses quite a few of these: He refers to tape as "unidirectional bonding strip," pizza delivery as "jettisoning food supply," and seatbelts as "restraining harnesses."
4th Jul '17 5:21:29 PM ANTMuddle
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A joke based on describing something mundane using such technical language that it takes the audience a while to work out what's being talked about.

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A joke based on describing something mundane using such technical language that it takes the audience a while to work out what's being talked about.
about (though a TranslatorBuddy usually catches it right away).



Compare with DescriptionPorn and [[PurpleProse Non Poetic Text Reflective Of Electromagnetic Waves Measuring Between Three Hundred Eighty And Four Hundred Twenty Nanometers]].

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Compare with DescriptionPorn and [[PurpleProse Non Poetic Mauve Text Reflective Of Electromagnetic Waves Measuring Between Three Hundred Eighty And Four Hundred Twenty Nanometers]].
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