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Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Feb 24 22:37:13 UTC 2006

Not what I remember, albeit faintly; it was more purely "it is what
it is".  Can anyone still watch the Graham Chapman episode this week?


At 2/24/2006 12:31 PM, you wrote:
>The 'is what it is' in Monty Python is in the Miss Anne Elk's Theory on
>Brontosauruses sketch, transcribed pretty well, I think, here:
>The relevant line by Anne:
>...All brontosauruses are thin at one end; much, much thicker in the
>    middle and then thin again at the far end. That is the theory that I
>    have and which is mine and what it is, too.
>Damien Hall
>University of Pennsylvania

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