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To be fair, Jodie Foster did make her early career in Disney

Someone somewhere else in the cube farm just let loose with this total wicked laugh. Like “Mua ha hahahahaHA!” Only, it was their real laugh. Regardless, I almost peed my pants. I had no idea that I worked with Snively Whiplash, who is apparently a woman in peri menopause.

Also, yesterday I was called into a group of coworkers to settle a dispute, as I am apparently the Hand Maiden of Pop Culture (the title of Pop Culture Princess, of course, already having been claimed) or perhaps the Grand Vizier of Foolish Knowledge.

The question: Which movie made famous the phrase”Are you talkin’ to me? Are YOU talkin’ ta ME?”

Did you hear that sound? That was the sound of tens of readers shouting “Taxi Driver, you fools!” in unison.

Taxi Driver. Of course it’s mofo Taxi Driver. Everyone in the world knows that it’s the sentence that made Bobby DiNiro a cultural icon. I haven’t ever even seen the movie and I still know that the answer is Taxi Driver.

The movie in contention?

The Lion King.

I am not making that up. There were two coworkers absolutely certain that it was famous only from The Lion King. And they were getting riled up, because they had been forced to sit through countless viewings with their children. The Lion King. Of course. Because when in doubt, go Disney. The poor guy who had been disagreeing with the others simply looked up at me with sad eyes and said “Do you see what I have to work with here, Wendy?” Of course, this is the same company who writes code using the word “cum” and then is surprised when our clients’ email checkers block our attachments for sending porn.

Although, my own head isn’t necessarily the most brilliant place in the world either. I lost it a few days when I was talking to someone on the phone and they did an off-handed impression of the Microsoft Office Help Paper-clip. It went like this:

‘Oh, look at me’ I’m the paperclip! Oooh!’

And at that, I was unable to speak for roughly five minutes. In fact, I believe the act of breathing was touch and go for several minutes as well.

I hate that smug little paperclip bastard, thus I am very pro-mocking of the paperclip.