“[I never ate a hamburger] I didn’t [like].”
—Herbert Marcuse, One-Dimensional Man
“[Every now] and [again] I think [I’d quite like to indulge in a milkshake].”
—Soren Kierkegaard, The Seducer’s Diary
“[Man, you remember when BK had those Spooners?] They were [suh-weeeet!]”
—John Locke, Essay Concerning Human Understanding
“Were it that [it was, to be bathing] in [a pool of vegetable oil].”
—St. Thomas Aquinas, Summa theologioe
“[Hold the pickles, hold] the [lettuce, and, let’s see… give] me [some extra ketchup, please. About five packs].”
—A. Schopenhauer, The World as Will and Representation
“Then one day I heard the shocking news, [Burger Chef would be going] out of [business].”
—Erich Fromm, Beyond the Chains of Illusion
“Estragon: Why don’t we [split a nine-piece nugget meal]?
Vladimir: With what?
Estragon: You haven’t got a bit of [cash]?
Estragon: Then we can’t [damn it].”
—Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot