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No. 7: Blazing Saddles

Fart scenes are the least of it

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1974, dir. Mel Brooks. “Nein, nein. Zeist est meshuggah.” Thus spoke the Indians in Mel Brooks’ iconic western comedy. Naturally, the Indians speak in Yiddish.

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Liel, he’s saying “Zeit nisht meshuggah”: “don’t be crazy.” Your phrase does not use real words.

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No. 7: Blazing Saddles

Fart scenes are the least of it

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