– You’ll be telling me that cholesterol isn’t bad for you next.
– What’s cholesterol?
– Well, you know…
– Yes, I know perfectly well, but I don’t suppose you’d even heard of it until five years ago, had you? You’d die without the stuff.
– Yes, but too much is bad for you.
– But of course too much is bad for you, too much of anything is bad for you, you blithering twat. That’s what ‘too much’ means, too much water is bad for you. Obviously, ‘too much’ is precisely that quantity which is excessive, that’s what it means. Jesus!
A Bit of Fry & Laurie, 1×03
Well, this is a lot funnier if you’ve seen the sketch. So if you haven’t — ….no, I don’t have a youtube link and I’m too tired (and busy, actually, just posting this because, er, well, because) to look for it. Search for ‘Fry & Laurie tobacconist’ or something like that. Better yet, get the complete series on DVD. NOW!