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"Them lawyers! They give me a good stiff pain, that's what they give me. Half the time I don't know what they're talkin' about. Objection sustained. Objection overruled. What's the big idea anyhow? You ain't heard me do any objectin', have you? Surely not! What's the idea of objectin'?"

Governor Frontbottom: Now before I proceed to sentencing, are there any courtroom cliches we've forgotten?
Minogue: It's a lie! A damn stinking lie!
Frontbottom: Guards, scuffle awkwardly with that man!

"I feel comfortable using legal jargon in everyday life." [man passing by wolf whistles] [she gasps] "I object!"
Elle Woods, Legally Blonde

Robert/Shawcroft: Is there anything else you'd like to add?
Dennis/McKennon: Yes, Your Honor. Some arrogant legal stuff and a line about [Jack] being right-handed that's important for the plot later.
Robert/Shawcroft: My God, you're good.
The Goes Wrong Show, A Trial To Watch

"All ri-"
[realises he is faced with a bunch of floating Pokemon who are physically unable to do so]
"Erm... I apologize... let me rephrase that. If you can rise, rise. If you cannot because of the physical limitations of your species, then ple- please remain where you are."


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