Funny movie quotes from Violent is the Word for Curly – the Three Stooges short film famous for their singing of Swinging the Alphabet
Acme Service Station Owner (Bud Jamison): I’m going across the street, men, for a sandwich. Now listen, when the customers come in, give ’em service. Now, this is your first day on the job, so show me that you’ve got what it takes. Don’t be afraid to push those sponges around. Use a little elbow grease!
Curly (Curly Howard): Suppose it’s knee-action?
[Moe backhand slaps Curly]
Curly (Curly Howard): [getting in Larry’s face] What’s the idea?
Larry (Larry Fine): Mistaken identity!
[points at Moe]
Curly (Curly Howard): [waving nervously at Moe] Hiya, pal!
[attempting to thaw the frozen Curly over a fire]
Moe (Moe Howard): Twenty minutes to a pound! Eh, eh – we’ll here a month!
Curly (Curly Howard): [to cute coed] I’ll meet you in the gymnasium after class. I’ll be standing next to the dumbbells. You’ll know me, I’ll be wearing a hat.
Moe (Moe Howard): Don’t ya know itâs bad etiquette to reach in front of a person when said person is trying to snag a morsel of food?
Moe (Moe Howard): I oughta beat yer brains in … and I think I will!
Mrs. Katsby: Oh, Professor Von Stooper?
Larry (Larry Fine): Stupid?
[pointing to Curly]
Larry (Larry Fine): I guess you mean him!
Miss Katsby: Oh, you’ll just love it. Mildew has a lovely student body.
Curly (Curly Howard): Yours wouldn’t be so bad either if you took off about twenty pounds!
Professor 1: Should I put in a little of this? [nitroglycerine]
Professor 2: Just a little – about 1 quart.