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  • The Grand High Witch has this when one of the witches wonders if the Formula 86 Delayed Action Mouse Maker recipe requires one alarm clock for each child to be transformed by it.
    "Idiots! If you are vonting a steak, you do not cook the whole cow!"
    • Just about anything the Grand High Witch says, given her outrageous accent.
  • Bruno doesn't even notice he's a mouse until the protagonist points it out to him, and even denies it, even though the floor is much closer to his face and judging by the protagonist's description, he must have gone through some very intense pain during the transformation.
    "The fact that you're a mouse has nothing to do with me."
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  • An unintentional one, but during the scary opening speech, there's a bit of levity when it says, "but... and here comes the big 'but'." Don't get it? Say it out loud!
  • When Grandma gets pneumonia, the doctors tell her to change the holiday location and give up smoking. The narrator makes a point of saying that Grandma was convinced to change her mind about the holiday... but not the smoking.
  • While it was quite unsettling the stories about the kids who were lost to the witches, there's something oddly funny about how Grandma specifies that the girl-turned-chicken laid brown eggs.
  • The graphic novel, the distaff-Jenkins repeatedly points out that her parents live a bohemian lifestyle. When they finally appear - after their daughter said they would have just been to yoga - Grandmama notes that they're carrying buckets of coins, which means they'd lied about the yoga and were instead gambling in the casino.

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