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  • Mrs. Lintott speaking about her alma mater:
    Durham was good for history. It's where I had my first pizza. Other things, too, of course, but it's the pizza that stands out"
  • Rudge's practice interview. Made even funnier when Hector gets up to try and smack him and Mrs. Lintott holds him back.
    Mrs. Lintott: Now, how do you define history, Mr. Rudge?
    Rudge: Can I speak freely, miss? Without being hit?
    Mrs. Lintott: I will protect you.
    Rudge: How do I define history? [shrug] It's just one fucking thing after another.
  • Taken aback at Posner's confession of love for Dakin, Irwin asks, "Does Dakin know?" — Posner matter-of-factly replies "Oh, yes. He says it isn't surprising."
  • The French scene, which takes place in "a brothel where all the clients use the subjunctive or the conditional."