Spoon

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SPOON!!! ~ The Tick

Spoon, a term for an eating utensil that is considered an inherently funny word, has been featured in many quotations.

Quotes[edit]

Alphabetized by author or specified source
The little dog laugh'd to see such Craft,
And the Dish ran away with the Spoon.
if it weren't for my spoons, I'd probably go insane. ~ Adam Clayton
They dined on mince, and slices of quince, Which they ate with a runcible spoon
There is no spoon.
The spoon came alive with spoon-ness and the ball with ball-ness and the block with block-ness, and the girl laughed. ~ Roger Zelazny in Lord of Light
  • Ugh, he spooned me
    • Random guard, after being hit in the stomach with a ladle in Aladdin
  • High diddle diddle,
    The Cat and the Fiddle,
    The Cow jump'd over the Moon,
    The little dog laugh'd to see such Craft,
    And the Dish ran away with the Spoon.
    • Anonymous nursery rhyme, "Hi Diddle Diddle" in Mother Goose's Melody (c. 1765)
    • Variant: Hey diddle diddle,
      The cat and the fiddle,
      The cow jumped over the moon,
      The little dog laughed to see such sport,
      And the fork ran away with the Spoon
      • The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes (1951) edited by Opie and P. Opie
  • She came in through the bathroom window, protected by a silver spoon.
  • Do you know that's the third spoon I've heard drop this month?
  • Check it out, Guys. I got a Springfield spoon for my spoon collection... if it weren't for my spoons, I'd probably go insane.
  • You there! What the hell is this?
  • A man that's fond precociously of stirring,
       Must be a spoon.
  • Bless me, Father, for I have sinned. I did an original sin. I poked a badger with a spoon.
  • The Dolomphious Duck,
    who caught Spotted Frogs for her dinner
    with a Runcible Spoon
    • Edward Lear, in Twenty-Six Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures
  • Mike Wazowski: I think I have a plan here: using mainly spoons, we dig a tunnel under the city and release it into the wild.
    James P. Sullivan: ... Spoons.
  • Sheriff of Nottingham: Locksley! I'm gonna cut your heart out with a spoon.
    Guy of Gisbourne: Why a spoon cousin? Why not an axe?
    Sheriff of Nottingham: Because it's dull, you twit! It'll hurt more.
  • Just when I thought things couldn't get any better... he spooned me.
  • Marry, he must have a long spoon that must eat with the devil.
  • Australian: "You call that a knife? This is a knife!"
    Bart Simpson: "That's not a knife, that's a spoon."
    Australian: Alright, alright, you win. I see you've played knifey-spoony before.
  • I was born with a plastic spoon in my mouth
  • There is no spoon.
    • "Spoon Boy" in, The Matrix by the Wachowski brothers, indicating that all perceptions of external objects as entirely separate entities are constructs of the mind; this was also quoted in response to the rather grisly death of Private Witherspoon in the horror fillm Dog Soldiers (2002).
  • The spoon came alive with spoon-ness and the ball with ball-ness and the block with block-ness, and the girl laughed.

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