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The UOAH Lexicon

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Common Phrases


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Greetings and Salutations:

        Hi. Hello. My name is... Nice to meet you. Good Morning. Good Day. Good Afternoon. Good Evening. Good Night. Peace. See you later. See you soon. Take care. Cheers. Later. Bye. Goodbye.


Common Questions:

        How are you? What is your name? How do I say...? How do I find...? What time is it? How much does it cost? Can you help me? Where is the bathroom? Where is the closest hospital? Which way to the bus station, train station, or airport?


Common Statements:

        Yes. No. Maybe. Please. Thanks. Thank you. You're Welcome. Great. Good. Fine. So-so. Bad. Awful. Excuse me. Sorry. I need a taxi, bus, train, plane, or a ride. I need a doctor. I need help. Please help me. I would like... I don't know. I like... I love... I am lost. I am hungry. I am from...

Not So Common Phrases

  1. My hovercraft is full of eels.
    "Monty Python's Flying Circus"
  2. We don't need no stinking badges!
    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, "the Monkees", and Blazing Saddles
  3. I wouldn't go so far as to call a dog filthy, but they're definitely dirty. But, a dog's got personality. Personality goes a long way.
    Pulp Fiction
  4. Not that there's anything wrong with that.
  5. You keep using that word. I do not think it means, what you think it means.
    The Princess Bride
  6. I see dead people.
    The Sixth Sense
  7. I know Kung Fu. Show me.
    The Matrix
  8. Phone home.
    E.T. the Extraterrestrial
  9. There's no point in being grown up if you can't be childish sometimes.
    "Doctor Who"
  10. Oh, and Senator, just one more thing. Love your suit.
    The Silence of the Lambs
  11. It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything.
    Fight Club
  12. Show me the money.
    Jerry Maguire
  13. Why do you wear that stupid bunny suit? Why are you wearing that stupid man suit?
    Donnie Darko
  14. You're gonna to need a bigger boat.
  15. I'm offering you my body and you're offering me semantics.
  16. The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few or the one.
    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  17. I think I must have one of those faces you can't help believing.
  18. Call me an ambulance. Somebody, call me an ambulance.
    True Romance
  19. Gentlemen, you can't fight in here. This is the War Room!
    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  20. I'll paint you a picture of a dolphin.
    "The Whitest Kids U' Know"
  21. I can see you're really upset about this. I honestly think you ought to sit down calmly, take a stress pill, and think things over.
    2001: A Space Odyssey
  22. You know, squirrely looking guy, mumbles a lot.
    Office Space
  23. If you build it, they will come.
    Field of Dreams
  24. This is ridiculous, that's the most well guarded yeast factory I've ever seen!
    Gentlemen Broncos
  25. I don't know about you, but I intend to write a strongly worded letter to the White Star Line about all of this.
  26. You guys are so un-hip it's a wonder your bums don't fall off.
    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  27. I'll have what she's having.
    When Harry Met Sally...
  28. You mustn't be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling.
  29. Everyone, just pretend to be normal.
    Little Miss Sunshine
  30. Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight?
  31. Nobody puts Baby in a corner.
    Dirty Dancing
  32. That! Using Ludwig van like that! He did no harm to anyone.
    A Clockwork Orange
  33. I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore!
  34. Maybe I'll make some teeth and whiskers...
    Citizen Kane
  35. You want to tell me how come there's a statue of you, here, staring at me like I owe him something?
  36. This means something. This is important.
    Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  37. We thought you was a toad!
    O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  38. When I was a little kid, my mother told me not to stare into the sun, so when I was six I did...
    Pi (aka Pi: Faith in Caos)
  39. You're trying to seduce me, aren't you?
    The Graduate
  40. They sent me to a prison for a massage.
    “An Idiot Abroad”
  41. Son, you got a panty on your head.
    Raising Arizona
  42. You can't handle the truth.
    A Few Good Men
  43. We demand bouncing, followed by rolling, followed by bouncing of the third kind!
  44. It doesn't matter what country someone's from, or what they look like, or the colour of their skin. It doesn't matter what they smell like, or that they spell words slightly differently-some would say, more correctly.
    “Flight of the Conchords”
  45. Also, my rug was stolen.
    The Big Lebowski
  46. Your pencils are creating a health hazard. I could fall and pierce an organ.
    "The Office"
  47. In Heaven, everything is fine. You've got your good things, and I've got mine.
  48. You must unlearn what you have learned.
    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
  49. You are so blind! You so do not understand! You weren't there at the beginning. You don't know how good it was! How important! This is it for you! This jumped-up firework display of a toy advert! People like you make me sick! What's wrong with you?
  50. I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
  51. I smell sausage rolls.
    "That Mitchell and Webb Look"
  52. Why'd it have to be snakes?
    Raiders of the Lost Ark
  53. What we've got here is failure to communicate.
    Cool Hand Luke
  54. I shall hide behind the couch.
    "Arrested Development"
  55. I reject your reality and substitute my own!
    The Dungeonmaster and "MythBusters"
  56. Fiery the angels fell. Deep thunder rolled around their shoulders... burning with the fires of Orc.
    Blade Runner
  57. You taste like a burger. I don't like you anymore.
    Wet Hot American Summer
  58. There's no place like home.
    The Wizard of Oz
  59. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it.
    Billy Madison
  60. The man likes to play chess; let's get him some rocks.
    The Shawshank Redemption
  61. A great big bushy beard!
    Hot Fuzz
  62. That is, essentially exactly the way it happened... Except for the part about the buck teeth.
    "The X-Files"
  63. I'm a one-armed German space explorer.
    The Invention of Lying
  64. Sell crazy someplace else. We’re all stocked up here.
    As Good As It Gets
  65. You're only as healthy as you feel.
    Taxi Driver
  66. Here, just drink way too much of this.
  67. You've just found the marble in the oatmeal. You're a lucky, lucky, lucky little boy. 'Cause you know why? You get to drink from... the Fire-hose!
  68. In Sicily, women are more dangerous than shotguns.
    The Godfather
  69. A birthday is a special occasion. I will therefore bring the special for everybody.
  70. Some places are like people: some shine and some don't.
    The Shining
  71. How's life in hippie heaven, you pregnant baboon-bellied space beatnik? What's the plan for the day, then? Slobbing in the morning, followed by slobbing in the afternoon, then a bit of a snooze before the main evening's slob? God, you're a disgrace to the species.
    "Red Dwarf"
  72. It's not a tumor!
    Kindergarten Cop
  73. I calculated the odds of this succeeding versus the odds I was doing something incredibly stupid, and I went ahead anyway.
    Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie
  74. You're not too smart, are you? I like that in a man.
    Body Heat
  75. Which one of you nuts has got any guts?
    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  76. They're eating her... and then they're going to eat me...
    Troll 2
  77. See a need, fill a need.
  78. I don't know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.
    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  79. These go to eleven.
    This is Spinal Tap
  80. Whoever has the most liquor to get the soldiers drunk and send them to be slaughtered... he's the winner.
    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
  81. Oh, he was a little guy... Kinda funny looking.
  82. But I'm funny how? I mean, funny like I'm a clown? I amuse you?
  83. It doesn't take a genius to see that the world has problems.
  84. I'm your number one fan.
  85. No, that's a brand name. May I have back my prophylactic, or sheath?
  86. The night beckons, like a finger curling and uncurling as if to say "Hey, come here".
  87. My Mama always said you've got to put the past behind you before you can move on.
    Forrest Gump
  88. Moisture is the essence of wetness, and wetness is the essence of beauty.
  89. Progress is the enemy of tradition. Tradition is the enemy of progress.
    10 MPH
  90. We'd better get back, because it'll be dark soon, and they mostly come at night... mostly.
  91. Oh, I’ve got a helmet. I got a beauty.
    Easy Rider
  92. They treat me like a criminal. I'll end up a criminal.
    The Usual Suspects
  93. You fool! Damn you! You call yourself a horse! For shame! Hey! Wait! Please! I apologize! Forgive me!
    Seven Samurai
  94. I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
    Who Framed Roger Rabbit
  95. Where's my free will in all this? Have you lost it? I will look around for it.
  96. I'll be back.
    The Terminator
  97. I could have had class. I could have been a contender. I could have been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am, let's face it.
    On the Waterfront
  98. You look a little older without your clothes on.
    It's a Wonderful Life
  99. Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement I kind of lost track myself.
    Dirty Harry
  100. It's so stimulating being your hat.

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Famous Quotes

  1. We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.
  2. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
    Robert F. Kennedy
  3. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
    Eleanor Roosevelt
  4. There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.
    Marshall McLuhan
  5. A good traveler has no fixed plans.
  6. Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.
    Albert Einstein
  7. For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
  8. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
    Mahatma Gandhi
  9. Knowledge is power.
    Sir Francis Bacon
  10. It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.
    Albert Camus
  11. You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.
    Abraham Lincoln
  12. Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.
    Dalai Lama
  13. Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
    John F. Kennedy
  14. There is nothing impossible to those willing to try.
    Alexander the Great
  15. United we stand, divided we fall.
  16. Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
  17. The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.
    William Shakespeare
  18. I have found the missing link between the higher ape and civilized man; it is we.
    Konrad Lorenz
  19. It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
    Frederick Douglass
  20. If we could have one generation of properly born, trained, educated and healthy children, a thousand problems of government would vanish.
    Herbert Hoover
  21. Ninety percent of the game is half mental.
    Yogi Berra
  22. The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.
  23. The Earth is the cradle of humanity, but mankind cannot stay in the cradle forever.
    Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
  24. If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
    George Washington
  25. Ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country.
    John F. Kennedy
  26. No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
  27. You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
    Mahatma Gandhi
  28. We're made of star stuff. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself.
    Carl Sagan
  29. One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
  30. Those that fail to learn from history, are doomed to repeat it.
    Winston Churchill
  31. Do what you can, with what you've got, where you are.
    Theodore Roosevelt
  32. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty.
    Thomas Jefferson
  33. If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
    Noam Chomsky
  34. Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.
  35. Life is without meaning. You bring the meaning to it. The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be. Being alive is the meaning.
    Joseph Campbell
  36. If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
    Desmond Tutu
  37. An eye for an eye leaves the whole world blind.
    Mahatma Gandhi
  38. If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
    Woodrow Wilson
  39. There is no limit to the good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
    George Marshall
  40. It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
    Helen Keller

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