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Mary had a little lamb and the doctor fainted.
-- Anonymous1

 

Did you ever notice when you blow in a dog's face he gets mad at you? But when you take him in a car he sticks his head out the window.
-- Steve Bluestone

 

I know a dead parrot when I see one, and I'm looking at one right now.... This is an ex-parrot.
-- John Cleese, Monty Python, British comedy television show

 

I love cats because I love my home and after a while they become its visible soul.
-- Jean Cocteau

 

... I am indebted to the cat for a particular kind of honorable deceit, for a greater control over myself, for a characteristic aversion to brutal2 sounds, and for the need to keep silent for long periods of time.
-- Colette

 

What if it was cats who invented technology... would they have tv shows starring rubber sqeak toys?
-- Douglas Coupland

 

In a cat's eyes, all things belong to cats.
-- English Proverb

 

I think we are drawn3 to dogs because they are the uninhibited creatures we might be if we weren't certain we knew better.
-- George Bird Evans

 

When a cat is dropped, it always lands on its feet, and when toast is dropped, it always lands with the buttered side down. I propose to strap4 buttered toast to the back of a cat; the 2 will hover5, inches above the ground. With a giant buttered-cat array, a high-speed monorail could easily link New York with Chicago.
-- John Frazee

 

When I was a kid my favorite relative was Uncle Caveman. After school we'd all go play in his cave, and every once in a while he would eat one of us. It wasn't until later that I found out that Uncle Caveman was a bear.
-- Jack6 Handey, Deep Thoughts

 

Women and Cats will do as they please. Men and dogs had better get used to it.
-- Robert Heinlein, Time Enough for Love, Lazarus Long

 

Love to eat them mousies
Mousie's what I love to eat.
Bite they little heads off
Nibble on they tiny feet.
-- B. Kliban

 

What kills a skunk7 is the publicity8 it gives itself.
-- Abraham Lincoln

 

It's true that I did get the girl, but then my grandfather always said, "Even a blind chicken finds a few grains of corn now and then."
-- Lyle Lovett, musician, upon marying actress Julia Roberts, 1994

 

Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside a dog, it's too dark to read.
-- Groucho Marx

 

The trouble with a kitten is
THAT
Eventually it becomes a
CAT.
-- Ogden Nash

 

When the mouse laughs at the cat, there is a hole nearby.
-- Nigerian Proverb

 

A hippo does not have a sting in its tail, but a wise man would still rather be sat on by a bee.
-- Polish proverb

 

A kitten is chiefly remarkable9 for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there.
-- Agnes Repplier

 

There are two means of refuge from the misery10 of life - music and cats.
-- Albert Schweitzer

 

Weaseling out of things is good. It's what separates us from the other animals....except weasels.
-- Homer Simpson, character from The Simpsons, U.S. animated11 television show

 

I loathe12 people who keep dogs. They are cowards who haven't got the guts13 to bite people themselves.
-- August Strindberg

 

The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.
-- Lily Tomlin

 

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
-- Mark Twain

 

Man is the only animal that blushes--or needs to.
-- Mark Twain

 

The more I know about people, the better I like my dog.
-- Mark Twain

 

We think caged birds sing, when indeed they cry.
-- John Webster

 

The English country gentleman galloping14 after a fox--the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable.
-- Oscar Wilde

 

Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect.
-- Steven Wright

 

Imagine if birds were tickled15 by feathers. You'd see a flock of birds come by, laughing hysterically16!
-- Steven Wright

 

 



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1 anonymous lM2yp     
adj.無名的;匿名的;無特色的
參考例句:
  • Sending anonymous letters is a cowardly act.寄匿名信是懦夫的行為。
  • The author wishes to remain anonymous.作者希望姓名不公開。
2 brutal bSFyb     
adj.殘忍的,野蠻的,不講理的
參考例句:
  • She has to face the brutal reality.她不得不去面對冷酷的現實。
  • They're brutal people behind their civilised veneer.他們表面上溫文有禮,骨子里卻是野蠻殘忍。
3 drawn MuXzIi     
v.拖,拉,拔出;adj.憔悴的,緊張的
參考例句:
  • All the characters in the story are drawn from life.故事中的所有人物都取材于生活。
  • Her gaze was drawn irresistibly to the scene outside.她的目光禁不住被外面的風景所吸引。
4 strap 5GhzK     
n.皮帶,帶子;v.用帶扣住,束牢;用繃帶包扎
參考例句:
  • She held onto a strap to steady herself.她抓住拉手吊帶以便站穩。
  • The nurse will strap up your wound.護士會綁扎你的傷口。
5 hover FQSzM     
vi.翱翔,盤旋;徘徊;彷徨,猶豫
參考例句:
  • You don't hover round the table.你不要圍著桌子走來走去。
  • A plane is hover on our house.有一架飛機在我們的房子上盤旋。
6 jack 53Hxp     
n.插座,千斤頂,男人;v.抬起,提醒,扛舉;n.(Jake)杰克
參考例句:
  • I am looking for the headphone jack.我正在找尋頭戴式耳機插孔。
  • He lifted the car with a jack to change the flat tyre.他用千斤頂把車頂起來換下癟輪胎。
7 skunk xERzE     
n.臭鼬,黃鼠狼;v.使慘敗,使得零分;爛醉如泥
參考例句:
  • That was a rotten thing to do, you skunk!那種事做得太缺德了,你這卑鄙的家伙!
  • The skunk gives off an unpleasant smell when attacked.受到攻擊時臭鼬會發出一種難聞的氣味。
8 publicity ASmxx     
n.眾所周知,聞名;宣傳,廣告
參考例句:
  • The singer star's marriage got a lot of publicity.這位歌星的婚事引起了公眾的關注。
  • He dismissed the event as just a publicity gimmick.他不理會這件事,只當它是一種宣傳手法。
9 remarkable 8Vbx6     
adj.顯著的,異常的,非凡的,值得注意的
參考例句:
  • She has made remarkable headway in her writing skills.她在寫作技巧方面有了長足進步。
  • These cars are remarkable for the quietness of their engines.這些汽車因發動機沒有噪音而不同凡響。
10 misery G10yi     
n.痛苦,苦惱,苦難;悲慘的境遇,貧苦
參考例句:
  • Business depression usually causes misery among the working class.商業不景氣常使工薪階層受苦。
  • He has rescued me from the mire of misery.他把我從苦海里救了出來。
11 animated Cz7zMa     
adj.生氣勃勃的,活躍的,愉快的
參考例句:
  • His observations gave rise to an animated and lively discussion.他的言論引起了一場氣氛熱烈而活躍的討論。
  • We had an animated discussion over current events last evening.昨天晚上我們熱烈地討論時事。
12 loathe 60jxB     
v.厭惡,嫌惡
參考例句:
  • I loathe the smell of burning rubber.我厭惡燃著的橡膠散發的氣味。
  • You loathe the smell of greasy food when you are seasick.當你暈船時,你會厭惡油膩的氣味。
13 guts Yraziv     
v.狼吞虎咽,貪婪地吃,飛碟游戲(比賽雙方每組5人,相距15碼,互相擲接飛碟);毀壞(建筑物等)的內部( gut的第三人稱單數 );取出…的內臟n.勇氣( gut的名詞復數 );內臟;消化道的下段;腸
參考例句:
  • I'll only cook fish if the guts have been removed. 魚若已收拾干凈,我只需燒一下即可。
  • Barbara hasn't got the guts to leave her mother. 巴巴拉沒有勇氣離開她媽媽。 來自《簡明英漢詞典》
14 galloping galloping     
adj. 飛馳的, 急性的 動詞gallop的現在分詞形式
參考例句:
  • The horse started galloping the moment I gave it a good dig. 我猛戳了馬一下,它就奔馳起來了。
  • Japan is galloping ahead in the race to develop new technology. 日本在發展新技術的競爭中進展迅速,日新月異。
15 tickled 2db1470d48948f1aa50b3cf234843b26     
(使)發癢( tickle的過去式和過去分詞 ); (使)愉快,逗樂
參考例句:
  • We were tickled pink to see our friends on television. 在電視中看到我們的一些朋友,我們高興極了。
  • I tickled the baby's feet and made her laugh. 我胳肢孩子的腳,使她發笑。
16 hysterically 5q7zmQ     
ad. 歇斯底里地
參考例句:
  • The children giggled hysterically. 孩子們歇斯底里地傻笑。
  • She sobbed hysterically, and her thin body was shaken. 她歇斯底里地抽泣著,她瘦弱的身體哭得直顫抖。
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