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* Sarge's description of the chunk of cosmic flotsam that holes the ''Upsydaisy'' - 'Said object to the form a gob of meteoric nickel-iron ambling along at the characteristic speed of ''pssst!'''

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* Sarge's description of the chunk of cosmic flotsam that holes the ''Upsydaisy'' - 'Said object to taking the form a gob of meteoric nickel-iron ambling along at the characteristic speed of ''pssst!'''


** Captain McNulty's description of that same disaster as 'an embarrassing predicament'.

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** Captain McNulty's [=McNulty's=] description of that same disaster as 'an embarrassing predicament'.


This book is ''made'' of Funny.

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This book is ''made'' of Funny.Funny.

* The Martians' chess obsession is a running gag as is their vile taste in championship cups.
* Sarge's description of the chunk of cosmic flotsam that holes the ''Upsydaisy'' - 'Said object to the form a gob of meteoric nickel-iron ambling along at the characteristic speed of ''pssst!'''
** Captain McNulty's description of that same disaster as 'an embarrassing predicament'.
** Kli Morg: '- we cannot control the ship while squatting in the icebox like three and a half dozen strawberry sodas!'
* Photographer Wilson's technique for ensuring the safety of his fragile photographic plates: "When at first I let 'em go on trust I had them walloped to powder in two successive accidents. Then I developed the habit of worrying about them. I was doing a really good job of worrying just before that Century Express smashup and I lost only two, both unexposed. I worried all but six of my outfit through the big Naples quake. So it pays me, see?"
* The landing party on Mechanistria is sitting on the bank of an alien river watching the water when a local animal crawls out of its burrow, drinks. Looks at them - and sits itself at the end of the row. 'Still nobody said anything. There didn't seem anything adequate to say.'
* Communications man Steve Gregory and his acrobatic eyebrows.
* The engineer with the four foot wrench 'with which - it was rumored - he often slept'.
* Crewman Jepson falling '- at the incredible rate of two vulgar adjectives per foot'.
* The entire crew has been captured - again - and tied up like Christmas presents. Sarge is dropped next to Jepson and they have the following exchange:
-->'''Jepson''': The smelly bums!'
-->'''Sarge''': Take it easy, if we play it their way they may give us more rope.
-->'''Jepson''': And I don't care for guys who try to be witty at the wrong time!
-->'''Sarge''': I wasn't trying to be witty. We're bound to hold our own opinions, aren't we? You're all tied up!"
-->'''Jepson''': There you go again!

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This book is ''made'' of Funny.

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