"I personally believe that U.S. Americans are unable to do so because some people out there in our nation don't have maps and I believe that our education like such as in South Africa and Iraq and everywhere like such as and I believe that they should our education over here in the U.S. should help the U.S. or should help South Africa and should help Iraq and the Asian countries so we will be able to build up our future for our children." - Miss Teen USA contestant Lauren Upton of South Carolina .
Sunday, December 23, 2007
Top US Quotes of 2007
The Boston Globe has an interesting piece on the Top 10 Quotes of 2007. Here are a few of the paper's picks:
"(I have) a wide stance when going to the bathroom." - Idaho Senator Larry Craig
"There's only three things he mentions in a sentence: a noun and a verb and 9/11." - Delaware Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Joseph Biden on Republican Rudy Giuliani
""I'm not going to get into a name-calling match with somebody who has a 9 percent approval rating." - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, delivered this zinger while talking about Republican Vice President Dick Cheney