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Memorable things they said

Issue: "A few good men," May 6, 2006

"Call it reverse pickpocketing."

Illusionist David Copperfield on using sleight of hand to make would-be robbers think he didn't have anything in his pockets after an April 23 show in Palm Beach, Fla. Mr. Copperfield actually had a wallet, a passport, and a cell phone, which he used to call police. Authorities apprehended the suspects.

"What next-a line of Moussaoui merchandise?"

Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Bianchi on reports that Duke University lacrosse apparel is selling at three to four times the normal rate after high-profile rape allegations surfaced against some of the team's players.

"They are SO New York."

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Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly on why she thinks neither Rudolph Giuliani nor George Pataki can get the support of grass-roots Republicans and capture the 2008 Republican presidential nomination.

"Let's bring humanity back to humanity."

A message Dahab restaurant owner Della Levanos scrawled on a chalkboard after three bombings at the Red Sea resort city.

"That won't be the last home run I hit."

New York Mets first baseman Julio Franco, 47, on April 20 when he became the oldest major league player to hit a home run.


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