Spoon, a term for an eating utensil that is considered an inherently funny word, has been featured in many quotations.
== Quotes ==
Alphabetized by author or specified source
Ugh, he spooned me
Random guard, after being hit in the stomach with a ladle in AladdinHigh 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. OpieBetter take her to the White Queen, she'll be safe there. Spoon.
The March Hare, in Alice in WonderlandShe came in through the bathroom window, protected by a silver spoon.
The BeatlesDo you know that's the third spoon I've heard drop this month?
Algy Longworth, in Bulldog DrummondAnd the cat's in the cradle with the silver spoon, Little Boy Blue, and the Man in the Moon When you coming home Dad? I don't know when — we'll get together then, Son, You know we'll have a good time then.
Harry Chapin, in "Cats in the Cradle"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.
Adam Clayton of U2 in an episode of The SimpsonsYou there! What the hell is this?
Father Jack, in Father TedYou spoony bard!
Tellah, in Final Fantasy IVA man that's fond precociously of stirring, Must be a spoon.
Thomas Hood, Morning Meditations (1839), St. 10Bless me, Father, for I have sinned. I did an original sin. I poked a badger with a spoon.
Eddie IzzardThey dined on mince, and slices of quince, Which they ate with a runcible spoon; And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, They danced by the light of the moon.
Edward Lear, in The Owl and the Pussycat (1871)The Dolomphious Duck, who caught Spotted Frogs for her dinner with a Runcible Spoon
Edward Lear, in Twenty-Six Nonsense Rhymes and PicturesWe found this spoon sir.
Sergeant, in Life of BrianMike 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.
Dialogue from Monsters Inc.A sweet lounge lizard, with a silver spoon,
Motorhead, in Stone Dead ForeverSheriff 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.
Dialogue in Robin Hood: Prince of ThievesJust when I thought things couldn't get any better... he spooned me.
Carrie, Sex and the CityMarry, he must have a long spoon that must eat with the devil.
William Shakespeare in The Comedy of Errors; original orthography: Marrie he must haue a long spoone that must eate with the diuellThat tall drink of water with the silver spoon up his ass.
Red, in The Shawshank RedemptionAustralian: "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.
The Simpsons This should have an episode citation added. Spoon!!!
Battle cry of The TickI was born with a plastic spoon in my mouth
Substitute, The WhoThere 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 film Dog Soldiers (2002).They'll eat their words with a fork and spoon, and watch 'em! They'll hit the road and all be surfin' soon.
Brian Wilson and Mike Love, in "Catch a Wave" for The Beach BoysThe 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
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