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  • Romney "is perhaps the only politician who could start at trip that was supposed to be a charm offensive by being utterly devoid of charm and mildly offensive," liberal host Rachel Maddow quipped, quoting the London Telegraph newspaper. journalism.org

  • "Doctor No-Hair," LeBlanc pretend-jeered at "Bond Villain" Chris Harris as the pair raced up that Montenegrin mountain. "Get out of the way –I've a smug American to kill," Harris latter quipped, pursuing "LeBond" into a tunnel.  telegraph.co.uk

  • "He's very susceptible to that kind of thing. Maybe it's an allergy," she quipped. "He also likes things quiet. Once, he said: 'If people start using mobile phones on Mustique, I'm going to leave!'", which is a first-world quote if there ever was one. telegraph.co.uk

  • A tongue-in-cheek (one assumes) Trump said the Almighty was punishing him for his hubris in boasting about building “the greatest economy in the history of the world”. So one pandemic later “now I have to do it again”, he quipped. telegraph.co.uk

  • But one and a half years on from its eye-catching acquisition of the Gimlet Media, a major podcasting studio, it's not clear there's much war left to fight. Or, as one studio boss quipped after the Rogan deal became public: "Game, set and match." telegraph.co.uk

  • Cunningham worked on instinct to select his subjects; you couldn’t request a picture by him. No amount of smiling and waving worked and believe me, pathetically I sometimes tried. “We dressed for Bill,” Anna Wintour famously quipped after his death. telegraph.co.uk

  • Following a 12-6 victory over Wales in February, Gustard quipped that his proximity to Jones in the England coaching box meant “the tension never goes”, jokingly likening the experience to “the sword of Damocles hanging over my head”. telegraph.co.uk

  • Greggs has passed £1bn sales. “It took us slightly longer than it took Kylie Jenner but we got there eventually,” quipped boss Roger Whiteside, reflecting on the social media icon’s elevation to the billionaires club this week. telegraph.co.uk

  • He insisted on taking the teapot to the kettle rather than the other way around, and encouraged tea-drinkers to avoid sugar, which destroyed the drink's flavour. "You could make a very similar drink by dissolving sugar in plain hot water", he quipped. telegraph.co.uk

  • Jessica Hynes was the surprise winner for BBC Four’s excellent but little-seen There She Goes. “Sitting here watching all these incredible programmes makes me think that we really, really should get a telly,” she quipped.  telegraph.co.uk

  • Khar's glamorous turn triggered a media swoon and became the buzz of the subcontinental chattering class. "Pakistan puts on its best face," read the Times of India headline; "Pakistan bomb lands in India," quipped the Mumbai Mirror. theguardian.com

  • Losing a friend is not the end of the world and there are always more along; as the late Peter Ustinov memorably quipped, “I do not believe that friends are necessarily the people you like best, they are merely the people who got there first”. telegraph.co.uk

  • Musk famously quipped that he wanted to get back into dating, but wasn't sure how much time that would take up. "I need to find a girlfriend," he said. "How much time does a woman want a week? Maybe 10 hours?" telegraph.co.uk

  • Picasso once quipped, “What are the aims of the artist? Fame, money and beautiful lovers.” Though the urge to create is a driving force, the urge to procreate – or at least go through the motions required – is always a welcome side benefit. telegraph.co.uk

  • That move is likely to spell the end of the in-store version of the catalogue as well. Comedian Bill Bailey once quipped that the pages were laminated “to catch the tears of joy – there are so many beautiful things”. telegraph.co.uk

  • The Conservative Nick Boles congratulated Kyle for delivering his speech “with a certain amount of distraction” and quipped that many of his Tory colleagues appeared to be missing from the benches around him including “a noted naturist”. theguardian.com