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Misa: I can't dream of a world without Light!
L: Yes, that would be dark.

Frederick: Would you mind telling me whose brain I did put in?
Igor: And you won't be angry?
Frederick: I will not be angry.
Igor: Abby someone.
Frederick: Abby someone. Abby who?
Igor: ...Abby Normal.

"It never could be love, that's how it had to be"
"Her name reminds me of female anatomy!"
Goldentusk "James Bond Theme"

"My last name's Kader. So if I ever have a child, if it's a boy, I'll definitely name him Al... Al Kader.It's a good name. If I have girl, I'll name her Darth... Darth Kader, that's a sweet name."
Aron Kader, The Axis of Evil Comedy Tour

"What about you? Do you find it wisible when I say the name "Biggus Dickus"? He has a wife, you know. Do you know what she's called? Incontinentia. Incontinentia Buttox."
Pontius Pilate, Monty Python's Life of Brian

"The person in question was a victim of murder, not ill-conceived naming, Mr. Wright."

"I hope you're not going to be another one of those Russian agents whose name is just a cheap sexual pun, Ms Sukmeoff."
Hugh Dennis, "Unlikely lines from a Bond film", Mock the Week

"You don't need double talk! You need Bob Loblaw!"

"One of the people’s names in this movie is Kuntsler. If you can guess the joke they say five seconds after revealing that then you shouldn’t be watching this movie because that is the height of wit and cleverness being used in the humor. Seriously, this movie is one step away from naming the bad guy Norman Imastupiddickheadasshole. Ridiculous right? I mean, who names their kid Norman nowadays?"

"Nerdstrom's name is a classic piece of nominative determinism — a theory of a person's life and personality being determined by their name — which is borne out by virtually every nerd in the SBTB canon; each lumbered with the kind of names that see them condemned to never walk among the jocks or pee at a urinal when there's a perfectly good cubicle to cower inside."
Stuart Millard, So Excited, So Scared

"Ray'd Bool gives you wings!"

"Yes, it is I, N. Brio! My name sounds like a fetus."
Dr. N. Brio, Crash: Mind Over Mutant

Snowdrake realized its own name is a pun and is freaking out.

Callie: Octavio! Turn 'em into calamari!
Marie: Ohhhhh! I just realized that mine and Callie's names... Actually, now's not the time.

I tango with guys like Annihilape, Goose Cannon, The Magestic Cariboom, Cyber Billygoat, Renigator, Big Clamurai, Tortoise Bombshell, Telecanary, W-M-Bees, Nuclear Boarhead. Guys like them. You wanna run with the big hogs, you gotta nail that pun or you're done.

I'm Toby Fisher. And yes, I do love to fish. My uncle runs the Fishery in town, too. Fishin's in the blood.


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