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Stan # 6: Useful quotes 1 December 1997

A few more quotes for you.

"It's not true I had nothing on. I had the radio on." - Marilyn Monroe, on posing in the nude.

"I'm not a snob. Ask anybody. Well, anybody who matters." - Simon Le Bon.

"I am not a dog lover. To me, a dog lover is a dog who is in love with another dog." - James Thurber.

"I may not know much, but I know chicken shit from chicken salad." - Lyndon Baines Johnson.

On creativity in radio ads - "one posh/camp/mad voice exchanging a phone number with working class/straight/sane voice. You're always left with one picture painted in the mind: crap." - Richard Kilgarriff, former producer of the Russ and Jono Breakfast Show on Virgin.

Advertising is like wetting your pants. People doing it get a warm feeling, but no-one else notices" - Erik Van Vooren, a Belgian marketing consultant (clearly talking about television!)

Definition of a gentleman - someone who can play the accordion but doesn't.

Owed to a Spell in Checker...

I have a spelling checker,
It came with my PC
It plane lee marks four my revue
Miss steaks eye can knot sea.

Eye ran this poem threw it.
You sure reel glad two no
Its vary polished in it's weigh,
My checker tolled me sew.

A checker is a bless sing.
It freeze yew lodes of thyme.
It helps me right awl stiles two reeds,
And aides me when aye rime.

To rite with care is quite a feet
Of witch won should be proud.
And wee mussed dew the best wee can,
Sew flaws are knot aloud.

And now bee cause my spelling
Is checked with such grate flare,
Their are know faults with in my cite.
Of none eye am a wear.

Each frays come posed up on my screen
Eye trussed to be a joule.
The checker poured oar every word
To cheque sum spelling rule.

That's why aye brake in two averse
By righting wants two pleas.
Sow now ewe sea why aye dew prays
Such soft wear for pea seas!.

Poet of Poet Tree knot known-

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