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March 7, 2010

“That’s not a knife!”



FAMOUS KNIFE QUOTE (USUALLY MISQUOTED):

SUE: “Mick, give him [a mugger] your wallet.”
DUNDEE: “What for?”
SUE: “He’s got a knife.”
DUNDEE: “That’s not a knife. THAT’S a knife.”

       Linda Kozlowski, as Sue, and Paul Hogan, as "Crocodile" Dundee 
       In the fmous scene in Crocodile Dundee (1986)  
       Often misquoted as: “That’s not a knife. THIS is a knife.”


THE SWISS ARMY KNIFE VERSION: 

“That’s not a knife. THIS is a knife!”
       Photo from Firebox.com
       The Guinness World Record-holding Wenger Swiss Army knife 
       Sold on Amazon.com for $1,200.00


THE BIG GUN VERSION:

“That's not a gun, THIS is a gun.”
       Posted on the DemocraticUnderground.com site


THE AUSTRALIAN PENIS VERSION:

“About fifty-two hundred naked people posed for a group photo taken on the steps of the Sydney Opera House this week — in the process breaking the record for the most Australian men saying ‘That’s not a penis. THIS is a penis!’”
       Seth Meyer, on the “Weekend Update” segment of Saturday Night Live, March 6, 20

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