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Poll: Best of C.D. Bales's Joking Insults Better Than "Big Nose"?

In Roxanne (1987), a modern update of Cyrano de Bergerac (1950), a drunk calls C. D. Bales (Steve Martin) "big nose" and C.D. responds by coming up with 25 joking insults that are more clever. Which is your favorite?

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    Obvious Child (2014)

    Obvious: 'Scuse me, is that your nose or did a bus park on your face?
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    The Weather Man (2005)

    Meteorological: Everybody take cover, she's going to blow!
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    Fashion (2008)

    Fashionable: You know, you could de-emphasize your nose if you wore something larger, like... Wyoming.
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    Personal Best (1982)

    Personal: Well, here we are, just the three of us.
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    Tillie's Punctured Romance (1914)

    Punctual: All right, Delbman, your nose was on time but YOU were fifteen minutes late!
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    Envy (2004)

    Envious: Ooooh, I wish I were you! Gosh, to be able to smell your own ear!
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    Naughty Marietta (1935)

    Naughty: Uh, pardon me, sir, some of the ladies have asked if you wouldn't mind putting that thing away.
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    The Philosopher Kings (2009)

    Philosophical: You know, it's not the size of a nose that's important, it's what's IN IT that matters.
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    The Good Humor Man (2005)

    Humorous: Laugh and the world laughs with you. Sneeze, and it's goodbye, Seattle!
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    Rhett & Link: Commercial Kings (2011)

    Commercial: Hi, I'm Earl Scheib, and I can paint that nose for $39.95!
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    A Polite Bribe (2013)

    Polite: Uh, would you mind not bobbing your head? The, uh, orchestra keeps changing tempo.
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    The Broadway Melody (1929)

    Melodic: He's got... The whole world in his nose!
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    Sympathy for the Devil (1968)

    Sympathetic: Aw, what happened? Did your parents lose a bet with God?
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    Compliments of the Season (1930)

    Complimentary: You must love the little birdies to give them this to perch on.
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    Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers (1990)

    Scientific: Say, does that thing there influence the tides?
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    Jude the Obscure (1971)

    Obscure: Whoa! I'd hate to see the grindstone.
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    Inquiring Nuns (1968)

    Inquiring: When you stop to smell the flowers, are they afraid?
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    The French Connection (1971)

    French: Saihr, ze pigs have refused to find any more truffles until you leave!
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    An Affair of Love (1999)

    Pornographic: Finally, a man who can satisfy two women at once!
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    Religious Racketeers (1938)

    Religious: The Lord giveth... and He just kept on giving, didn't He?
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    The Disgustings (2014)

    Disgusting: Say, who mows your nose hair?
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    Paranoid (2000)

    Paranoid: Keep that guy away from my cocaine!
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    Coffee Town (2013)

    Aromatic: It must wonderful to wake up in the morning and smell the coffee... in Brazil.
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    Mutual Appreciation (2005)

    Appreciative: Oooh, how original! Most people just have their teeth capped.
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    Dirty Dancing (1987)

    Dirty: Your name wouldn't be Dick, would it?

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