- Please don't throw up! Please don't throw up!” — Emcee's plea over a public address system to participants at a bacon-eating contest at Baconalia, the state's first bacon festival, in Enid.
- O'er the land of the free and the home of the Sooners?” — Some University of Oklahoma football fans before kickoff in Norman despite a public address announcer's plea to respect the last line of the Star Spangled Banner on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
- I've been in law enforcement 20 years, and this is the first time I've known of anyone that has busted a dog out of jail.” — Hydro police officer Chris Chancellor on a 73-year-old man who was arrested after springing his poodle, Buddy Tough, from the pound using a lawn tractor and bolt cutters.
- Buddy Tough didn't die in vain.” — Joyce Carney, chair of a committee to upgrade Hydro's kennels and change ordinances to keep pets alive for at least 10 days, after public outcry over the poodle being put to death in a makeshift gas chamber using exhaust from a police car.
- I'm not going to admit to anything else here, but obviously you've talked to Betty.” — State Sen. Harry Coates, 60, whose wife is Betty Coates, on allegations he had an affair with a 29-year-old lobbyist.
- God is already in the churches. Why not the bars?” — Oklahoma native Don Sessions on his lawsuit against the federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau seeking to continue using the Pledge of Allegiance on cans of his patriotic theme beer, explaining he wants to “put God in every bar in the country.”
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