Funny / Girl, Interrupted

  • "Peppermint dick! Peppermint clit!"
  • "I'm a fucking shrub, alright?!"
  • This exchange:
    Lisa: (grabbing a pen and holding it to her neck) Take one fuckin' step and I'll jam this in my aorta!
    Valerie: Lisa. Your aorta is in your chest.
    Lisa: (beat) ...Good to know.
  • Cynthia's laugh. It's...kind of infectious.
  • "...Nuts?"
  • An example from the book: The discovery that Lisa has covered everything in the TV room - including some of the catatonic patients - in toilet paper.
  • "Some advice, okay? Just don't point your fucking finger at crazy people!"
  • After Susanna's diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder is revealed to her and her parents:
    Susanna: (looking in her parents' direction) Is it genetic?
    Susanna's father: (irate) Oh, Christ!
  • Much of Whoopi Goldberg's presence, including her awesomely huge The '60s fro.
    Has anyone ever watched you shave your legs?
    I got two kids and one bathroom, what do you think?