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20th Jun '17 6:22:54 AM Asteroidz
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* A woman asks her husband, a computer programmer, to go to the grocery store. She tells him to buy milk, and if they have eggs, to buy a dozen. He returns home with twelve gallons of milk and says, "They had eggs."

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* A woman asks her husband, a computer programmer, to go to the grocery store. She tells him to buy a gallon of milk, and if they have eggs, to buy a dozen. He returns home with twelve gallons of milk and says, "They had eggs."
8th Jun '17 7:42:46 PM BiffJr
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** The provided description actually implies that an unripe cantaloupe does not smell anything at all.{{ is why outside of the U.S. they are known as a musk mellon.
8th Jun '17 7:42:08 PM BiffJr
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** The provided description actually implies that an unripe cantaloupe does not smell anything at all.
*** Which is why outside of the U.S. they are known as a musk mellon. A proper cantaloupe as recognized by the rest of the world can't even be found in the U.S.

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** The provided description actually implies that an unripe cantaloupe does not smell anything at all.
*** Which
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8th Jun '17 7:39:43 PM BiffJr
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* In ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'', George asks the pregnant Mary, "Is it a boy or a girl?" Mary just nods enthusiastically. [[note]] Actually given that intersex is a thing she doesn't actually know that, although in the 1940s it wouldn't be thought of. [[/note]]

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* In ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'', George asks the pregnant Mary, "Is it a boy or a girl?" Mary just nods enthusiastically. [[note]] Actually given that intersex is a thing she doesn't actually know that, although in the 1940s it wouldn't be thought of. [[/note]]



** Technically a useful answer since not everyone is either, intersex is a thing.
8th Jun '17 7:26:51 PM BiffJr
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* In ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'', George asks the pregnant Mary, "Is it a boy or a girl?" Mary just nods enthusiastically.
** Actually given that intersex is a thing she doesn't actually know that, although in the 1940s it wouldn't be thought of.

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* In ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'', George asks the pregnant Mary, "Is it a boy or a girl?" Mary just nods enthusiastically.
**
enthusiastically. [[note]] Actually given that intersex is a thing she doesn't actually know that, although in the 1940s it wouldn't be thought of.of. [[/note]]
3rd Jun '17 6:48:41 PM MagiMecha
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** King Vegeta does it ''again'' in ''Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan Abridged'' when Paragus begs him to try to spare Broly's life and he falls into the same trap Butarega did.
2nd Jun '17 9:51:00 AM MarkLungo
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* In an issue of the ''{{WesternAnimation/Animaniacs}}'' ComicBookAdaptation, Yakko takes things in this direction when he and his sibs are being interviewed on a TV talk show.

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* In an issue of the ''{{WesternAnimation/Animaniacs}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' ComicBookAdaptation, Yakko takes things in this direction when he and his sibs are being interviewed on a TV talk show.



* Russian variation of the balloon joke: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, being drifted away in a hot air balloon, finally spot a cowherd below and ask him where they are.

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* Russian variation of the balloon joke: Sherlock Holmes Franchise/SherlockHolmes and Dr. Watson, being drifted away in a hot air balloon, finally spot a cowherd below and ask him where they are.



* Franchise/SherlockHolmes and Dr. Watson go camping. At three in the morning, Holmes wakes Watson.

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* Franchise/SherlockHolmes In another Holmes and Dr. Watson joke, they go camping. At three in the morning, Holmes wakes Watson.



* In ''ComicStrip/PhoebeAndHerUnicorn'', this is [[http://www.gocomics.com/phoebe-and-her-unicorn/2017/06/02 Phoebe's response]] when Marigold tells her that although Dakota is a goblin princess, the position is purely ceremonial.
-->'''Phoebe:''' So Dakota is basically a glorified mascot? I have to tell her!
-->'''Marigold:''' Out of kindness, or to see her pained, startled expression?
-->'''Phoebe:''' Yes.



* In ''Webcomic/PhoebeAndHerUnicorn'', this is [[http://www.gocomics.com/phoebe-and-her-unicorn/2017/06/02 Phoebe's response]] when Marigold tells her that although Dakota is a goblin princess, the position is purely ceremonial.
-->'''Phoebe:''' So Dakota is basically a glorified mascot? I have to tell her!
-->'''Marigold:''' Out of kindness, or to see her pained, startled expression?
-->'''Phoebe:''' Yes.
2nd Jun '17 9:45:29 AM MarkLungo
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* In ''Webcomic/PhoebeAndHerUnicorn', this is [[http://www.gocomics.com/phoebe-and-her-unicorn/2017/06/02 Phoebe's response]] when Marigold tells her that although Dakota is a goblin princess, the position is purely ceremonial.

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* In ''Webcomic/PhoebeAndHerUnicorn', ''Webcomic/PhoebeAndHerUnicorn'', this is [[http://www.gocomics.com/phoebe-and-her-unicorn/2017/06/02 Phoebe's response]] when Marigold tells her that although Dakota is a goblin princess, the position is purely ceremonial.
2nd Jun '17 9:43:48 AM MarkLungo
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* Watson and Holmes go camping. At three in the morning, Holmes wakes Watson.

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* Franchise/SherlockHolmes and Dr. Watson and Holmes go camping. At three in the morning, Holmes wakes Watson.



* ''{{ComicStrip/Peanuts}}''

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* ''{{ComicStrip/Peanuts}}'' ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}''


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* In ''Webcomic/PhoebeAndHerUnicorn', this is [[http://www.gocomics.com/phoebe-and-her-unicorn/2017/06/02 Phoebe's response]] when Marigold tells her that although Dakota is a goblin princess, the position is purely ceremonial.
-->'''Phoebe:''' So Dakota is basically a glorified mascot? I have to tell her!
-->'''Marigold:''' Out of kindness, or to see her pained, startled expression?
-->'''Phoebe:''' Yes.
2nd Jun '17 9:31:11 AM MarkLungo
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* A letter published in the January 2014 issue of Car and Driver magazine was from a reader asking, "Can anyone tell me what Skyactiv technology actually does?" The editor's response? "Yes."

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* A letter published in the January 2014 issue of Car ''Car and Driver Driver'' magazine was from a reader asking, "Can anyone tell me what Skyactiv technology actually does?" The editor's response? "Yes."



* During the 1896 Olympic Games, the Hungarian swimmer Alfréd Hajós won two gold medals. During a dinner honoring the winners, the Crown Prince of Greece asked Hajós where he had learned to swim so well. Hajós answered "In the water".

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* During the 1896 Olympic Games, UsefulNotes/OlympicGames, the Hungarian swimmer Alfréd Hajós won two gold medals. During a dinner honoring the winners, the Crown Prince of Greece UsefulNotes/{{Greece}} asked Hajós where he had learned to swim so well. Hajós answered "In the water".



* At a ''Series/BattlestarGalacticaReimagined'' conference, someone asked star Creator/JamieBamber, "How many people would you kill so that you could be on ''Series/DoctorWho''?"

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* At a ''Series/BattlestarGalacticaReimagined'' ''Series/BattlestarGalactica2003'' conference, someone asked star Creator/JamieBamber, "How many people would you kill so that you could be on ''Series/DoctorWho''?"
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