This first one invariably (and unhelpfully) gets said whenever one of us asks, "Have you seen my keys?"
The Devil thought he had the keys.This next invariably is said whenever one of us, headed to a bank or an ATM, asks, "Do you need money?"
Everybody needs money. That’s why they call it money.The following call-and-response is recited whenever we eat beans, which is shockingly often.
"How ‘bout more beans, Mr. Taggart?"These others just seem to come up naturally.
"I’d say you had enough."
And just what is it that you do ... do?Actually, those last two came not from movies but from a novel and a TV series, respectively. Though the novel line also wound up in a made-for-TV movie, come to think of it.
I am shocked, shocked.
It’s very nice. (Said in a bad French accent.)
Oh, deary dear.
Pull the string! (Said in an Eastern European accent.)
So much time and so little to do. Wait a minute. Strike that. Reverse it. Thank you.
Superstitious, perhaps. Baloney, perhaps not. (Said in that same Eastern European accent.)
What has it got in its pocketses?
Wrapped in plastic.