Charlie Chan

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Charlie Chan is a fictional Chinese-American detective created by Earl Derr Biggers, reportedly inspired by the career of Honolulu policeman Chang Apana.

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  • A thousand pardons. Assault and battery not permitted without license from boxing comission.
    • Source: The Black Camel
  • Mind like parachute - only function when open.
    • Source: Charlie Chan at the Circus

(Quoting Dewar)

  • Contradiction, Please.
    • Common expression made by Chan
  • Contradiction, Please![citation needed] Case still[citation needed] open like swinging gate.
    • Source: Charlie Chan at the Opera
      • Case still wide open like swinging gate.
        • Source: Charlie Chan at the Opera[1]
  • Husband is like toupe, both used to cover up
    • Source: Black Magic