Quotes / "Blackmail" Is Such an Ugly Word

"Blackmail is such an ugly word. I prefer 'extortion'. The 'X' makes it sound cool."
Bender Bending Rodriguez, Futurama

Godwin: It's time we rebrand your Catch-Phrase.
Jack Atlas: "REBRAND"?
Godwin: Rebrand is when you take a property that the general public are sick to death of seeing, change it slightly and promote it as something completely different.
Jack Atlas: THAT SOUNDS BOTH INSULTING AND MANIPULATIVE!
Godwin: I like to call it good marketing.
Jack Atlas: WELL NOW I THINK IT SOUNDS GREAT!
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series, Yu-Gi-Oh 5Ds One Shot

Ricky: But that's blackmail!
Lucy: Oh come now, let's not call it that.
Ricky: That's what it is!
Lucy: I know, but let's not call it that.
I Love Lucy, Bullfight Dance

Ro: I'm Ro. I rule this planet.
Ro: I dislike the word "colony."
Blake: Which word would you prefer?
Ro: I rule here, and you're my prisoners.
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