Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Great lines put to good use
You know how you sometimes hear a great line that you just know is the most perfect thing you could possibly say in a given situation? The kind of line you make yourself memorise in the hope that one day, somehow, you'll find yourself in a situation where you can use it? I did this a lot with Top Gun through the '90s, despite my complete lack of contact with fighter pilots and/or the aviation industry.
Now, 15 years after the episode was first screened I finally have occasion to use one of my favourite lines from The Simpsons:
"Discount lion safari!"
Oh lordy who ever heard of such a thing? Imagine! A discount lion safari!
Happily for me the global crisis thingy has finally led to lion safaris being discounted to never seen before prices: