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"Holy *tik* shrew! Lookit! She's my size — with *tik* wings! I told you I sensed *tik* insect thoughts! Princess, I think I'm *tik* in love!"
Bug from Micronauts, on Wasp

Lets start things off with Jimmy Savile OBE’s — this is pre-knighthood — 1974 opus Love is An Uphill Thing. Not until Russell Brand’s Booky Wook did a book so capture the voice of its (supposed) author. The whole thing is full of “says I” or third person, “Says Jim,” and people often spaketh he, instead of just speaking. Jim’s also quite fond of the phrase “on the morrow”..."
Stuart Millard, "Summer of Savile"

Having been absent since Halloween Havoc, Hogan made his big return on Thunder for no explicable reason. Even less explicable was the fact that when he returned, he made no mention of Halloween Havoc, no mention of why he had walked out of the match with Sting, and no mention of where he'd been, though he did manage, in the span of two minutes, to say the word "brother" five times, "dude" four times, and "Jack" twice.
R. D. Reynolds and Bryan Alvarez, The Death of WCW

Kevin Trudeau is an author, a two-time convicted felon, and keeper of information that THEY don't want you to know. He is a shiny-chinned TV star who has appeared in numerous infomercials where he employs his talent as a silver-tongued operator of bullshit, teasing the viewer with bits and pieces of information that THEY don't want you to know; if you pay him money, he will reveal these "secrets", which usually amount to no more than common conspiracy theories and alternative medicine indoctrination, both of which help set a sucker up for further exploitation... He compulsively uses the words "absolutely", "positively", "categorically", and "100%" a lot, absolutely positively 100% categorically fattening up his books with those words at the expense of actual content.

He also compulsively misuses quotation marks, in one of his books actually putting quotes around "Cures" in the title (which, when you think about it, actually makes for a rare bit of accuracy in his books).

Oh, it's just an endearing little quirk of hers. I'm sure we'll all get used to it.
David Kaye, This Is Wonderland

Bakura: How come you're always making that stupid "nyeh" sound?
Joey: Nyeh, what stupid "nyeh" sound?
Bakura: The one you just made.
Joey: Nyeh, what're you talking about, nyeh?
Bakura: You're doing it right now.
Joey: I don't get it. What noise? Nyeeeeeeeeeeeeee—
Joey —eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeehbutIcanthearanythingnyeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee—

Prinny Rule No. 1! A Prinny must include the word "dood" in every line they say!
Valvatorez, Disgaea 4

Hmhmhm... you are a fool to anger the highly disciplined family of blue Prinnies, dood... Do you think a Prinny who doesn't even know the first rule, including the word "dood" in every line you say, can take us on, dood? Two seconds... that's all the time I need to defeat you! Everybody, charge! Doooooooood!
One of Seraphina's Prinnies, Disgaea 5, before they get rekt by a lone Toto Bunny Prinny

JOHN: can you not control the woofs?
JADE: i havent gotten the hang of the woofs yet :(

"I can't keep doing it! Just adding 'and a toilet seat cover' at the end ruins any kind of serious talk!"
Sunohara Youhei, CLANNAD

Man, [Scary Terry] sure says "bitch" a lot!
Morty, Rick and Morty


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