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12th Jun '17 2:41:04 AM Morgenthaler
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* When he was on the Rick Dees show, MeatLoaf introduced the number one song with "Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, cats and dogs, turtles and gerbils...."

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* When he was on the Rick Dees show, MeatLoaf Music/MeatLoaf introduced the number one song with "Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, cats and dogs, turtles and gerbils...."



* In ''Cabaret'', the MC doesn't change the wording, but makes his feelings clear whenever he says "Ladies!... and gentlemen."

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* In ''Cabaret'', ''Theatre/{{Cabaret}}'', the MC doesn't change the wording, but makes his feelings clear whenever he says "Ladies!... and gentlemen."
27th Apr '17 3:50:21 PM WillKeaton
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* An scene of ''Series/{{iCarly}}'' shows Freddie walking into the room, saying, "Hello ladies. Or should I say lady and Sam [[note]][[DontExplainTheJoke Sam is a girl.]][[/note]]".

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* An scene of ''Series/{{iCarly}}'' shows Freddie walking into the room, saying, "Hello ladies. Or should I say lady and Sam [[note]][[DontExplainTheJoke Sam."[[note]][[DontExplainTheJoke Sam is a girl.]][[/note]]".]][[/note]]
27th Apr '17 3:49:52 PM WillKeaton
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* Amical from ''[[{{Webcomic/morphe}} morphE]]'' addresses his audience in the awakening party as [[http://morphe.thewebcomic.com/comics/1705913/page-35-fans-in-high-places/ "Ladies, Gentlemen and everything adorably in-between"]].

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* Amical from ''[[{{Webcomic/morphe}} morphE]]'' addresses his audience in the awakening party as [[http://morphe.thewebcomic.com/comics/1705913/page-35-fans-in-high-places/ "Ladies, Gentlemen and everything adorably in-between"]]. in-between."]]
27th Apr '17 3:48:47 PM WillKeaton
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* In the StarWarsExpandedUniverse, it seems like the standard form is "ladies and gentlebeings".

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* In the StarWarsExpandedUniverse, ''StarWars'' [[StarWarsExpandedUniverse Expanded universe]], it seems like the standard form is "ladies and gentlebeings".
7th Apr '17 4:35:11 PM KYCubbie
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*** While army officers usually had to pay for their commissions between the ranks of ensign / cornet and colonel, and this was seen as proof of their gentlemanly status, navy officers usually were promoted from the ranks. And enlisted men would not even be worth addressing.

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*** While Before the practice was outlawed in 1871 (during Victoria's reign), army officers usually had to pay for their commissions between the ranks of ensign / cornet and colonel, and colonel; this was seen as proof of their gentlemanly status, navy status. By contrast, the Royal Navy never sold commissions; officers usually were promoted from the ranks. And enlisted men would not even be worth addressing.
7th Apr '17 4:29:59 PM KYCubbie
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*** UsefulNotes/QueenVictoria has not seen fit to make a pronouncement on the status of RAF officers.

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*** UsefulNotes/QueenVictoria has not The RAF wasn't founded until 1918, by which time Victoria's grandson George V was on the throne. Neither he nor any of his successors have seen fit to make a pronouncement on the status of RAF officers.
5th Apr '17 3:26:52 PM Animaniacs16
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* In the episode Big Brother in ''Series/{{Glee}}'', Sue Sylvester addresses the club with "Ladies and gays..."
19th Mar '17 2:39:22 PM nombretomado
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* The hosts of ''{{Nitrome}}'''s game Skywire VIP start their excessively long introduction with "Ladies and gentlemen... boys and girls... cats and dogs... and everybody else!"

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* The hosts of ''{{Nitrome}}'''s ''{{Creator/Nitrome}}'''s game Skywire VIP start their excessively long introduction with "Ladies and gentlemen... boys and girls... cats and dogs... and everybody else!"
8th Feb '17 10:05:06 PM jormis29
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* In Creator/EricFrankRussell's anthology ''Men, Martians, and Machines'', chronicling the adventures of the crew of the spaceship Upskadaska City, the Martian members of the crew start speeches to the (all-male) crew with "gentlemen and adults." Since the Martians are male too, this is not a gender distinction but a piece of Martian snark.

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* In Creator/EricFrankRussell's anthology ''Men, Martians, and Machines'', ''Literature/MenMartiansAndMachines'', chronicling the adventures of the crew of the spaceship Upskadaska City, the Martian members of the crew start speeches to the (all-male) crew with "gentlemen and adults." Since the Martians are male too, this is not a gender distinction but a piece of Martian snark.
29th Dec '16 12:57:25 AM jormis29
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* Parodied in ''Film/WalkHard: The Dewey Cox Story'': Before Dewey Cox's band plays a Buddy Holly-esque song, the MC at the high school talent show uses the "ladies and germs" line on the audience. For some unexplained reason, the entire crowd finds it much more humorous than one could expect they would.

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* Parodied in ''Film/WalkHard: The Dewey Cox Story'': ''Film/WalkHardTheDeweyCoxStory'': Before Dewey Cox's band plays a Buddy Holly-esque song, the MC at the high school talent show uses the "ladies and germs" line on the audience. For some unexplained reason, the entire crowd finds it much more humorous than one could expect they would.
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