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24th Jan '18 2:55:24 AM Cryoclaste
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* Nixon was also the subject of a ''NationalLampoon'' one not long after his resignation that claimed that the new book "Friends of Richard Nixon" was one page shorter than "Famous Antarctic Television Personalities of the Eighteenth Century." It went on to note that then-President UsefulNotes/GeraldFord said he had been "reading it all week, finding it challenging in its scope."

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* Nixon was also the subject of a ''NationalLampoon'' ''Franchise/NationalLampoon'' one not long after his resignation that claimed that the new book "Friends of Richard Nixon" was one page shorter than "Famous Antarctic Television Personalities of the Eighteenth Century." It went on to note that then-President UsefulNotes/GeraldFord said he had been "reading it all week, finding it challenging in its scope."
8th Dec '17 5:03:04 PM WillKeaton
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* ''Life Ain't No Pony Farm'' gives us the author's [[http://sarahburrini.com/en/2009/11/26/power-podcast/ secrets and success story]].

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* ''Life Ain't No Pony Farm'' gives us the author's [[http://sarahburrini.com/en/2009/11/26/power-podcast/ secrets and success story]].story.]]
2nd Sep '17 4:31:27 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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'''Bagheera:''' Oh? That shouldn't take long.

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'''Bagheera:''' Oh? [[StealthInsult That shouldn't take long.long]].
16th May '17 6:31:18 AM TooBah
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* from ''TheSimpsons'':

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* Another inversion, from ''TheSimpsons'':
15th May '17 7:56:23 AM RecklessMoronNetwork
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* Another inversion, from ''TheSimpsons'':

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* Another inversion, from ''TheSimpsons'':
13th May '17 1:27:13 PM nombretomado
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* Referenced in ''Series/FawltyTowers'' with the character Johnson in "The Psychiatrist," who says the guidebook about [[SmallTownBoredom interesting things in Torquay]] must be "one of the world's shortest books," like "The Wit of MargaretThatcher" or "Great English Lovers."

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* Referenced in ''Series/FawltyTowers'' with the character Johnson in "The Psychiatrist," who says the guidebook about [[SmallTownBoredom interesting things in Torquay]] must be "one of the world's shortest books," like "The Wit of MargaretThatcher" UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher" or "Great English Lovers."
21st Aug '16 11:34:08 AM JamesAustin
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->"'George's secrets'. There's the shortest book ever written!"

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->"'George's ->''"'George's secrets'. There's the shortest book ever written!"written!"''
1st Oct '15 8:50:33 PM Willbyr
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* In one ''ComicStrip/PearlsBeforeSwine'' strip, Rat writes a book about what men want. There is one single page with the word "{{SEX}}" in all caps.

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* In one ''ComicStrip/PearlsBeforeSwine'' strip, Rat writes a book about what men want. There is one single page with the word "{{SEX}}" "{{SEX|Tropes}}" in all caps.
23rd Aug '15 1:34:21 PM BattleMaster
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* In the fourth ''Literature/{{Spellsinger}}'' novel, ''Paths of the Perambulator'', a [[ItMakesSenseInContext cage of insults]] tries to taunt Mudge with "tell me everything you know, it won't take very long." However, Mudge just fires back "I'll tell you everything we both know. It won't take any longer."
22nd Jun '15 9:59:57 PM Micah
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* Played with in ''Series/ABitOfFryAndLaurie''; Laurie goes to a library to check out the book ''The West Indies: A Nation of Cricketers'', and discovers that it reads only "The West Indies aren't much good at cricket." But it's not because they really aren't; it's because the book has been vandalized by nationalistic librarians who refuse to admit that England is capable of losing at cricket.
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