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Memorable things they said

Issue: "Katie can't bar the door," July 15, 2006

"There is more than one way to get to heaven, but this is a great way."

Investor-turned-philanthropist Warren Buffett, on one reason he's enthusiastic about his multi-billion-dollar charitable donations.

"They want to deliver vast amounts of information over the internet. And again, the internet is not something you just dump something on. It's not a truck. It's a series of tubes."

U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, (R-Alaska) explaining how the internet works.

"The loss is still a bit raw."

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British travel agent John Bevan, on reports that interest in visiting Portugal, a popular British tourist destination, dropped precipitously after England's World Cup soccer loss to Portugal.

"It tastes like fire-with a side of fire."

Scott McCallum, a regular customer at Sunni Sky's ice cream shop in Angier, N.C., on a special ice cream blend that includes three kinds of pepper and two kinds of hot sauce. Pregnant women are not allowed to eat the blend, called "Cold Sweat," and other customers must sign a waiver.


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