The West Wing's Best Thanksgiving Quotes

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Can you name the the West Wing character credited with these quotes from the Thanksgiving episodes?

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By the way, the Latin word for 'yam' is 'dioscorea.'
...a small band of pilgrims sought out a place in the New World where they could worship according to their own beliefs... and solve crimes.
If I cook it inside the turkey, is there a chance I could kill my guests? I'm not saying that's necessarily a deal-breaker.
Schlepping in a 747. It's not like we were gonna have to carry our own bags or anything, but I do not argue.
Hey Toscanini.
They sent me two turkeys. The most photo-friendly of the two gets a Presidential pardon and a full life at a children's zoo. The runner-up gets eaten.
Of course, Showtime will have their cameras at APEC to record the whole thing for the President's one-hour special called Bartlet: In the Thick of It.
I don't know, sir. When I came in here, back in the late '50s, there was a purpose to it, but then one thing led to another and I blacked out.
There are big signs! You can't park there! They should get towed! I hope they get towed to Queens and the Triboro is closed and there's a big craft show at Shea, a flea market...
I have difficulty sometimes talking to people who don't race sailboats.
You know I've always wanted to learn how to work an abacus, 'cause on the first date when the check comes and you pull that thing out of your pocket and start adding up the tip?
Maybe after the ceremony, you could get one of the fourth graders to come in and show you how to use the intercom.
I don't know. Wendell's not 'cute' cute but he's so funny.
Karen Cahill had me flummoxed. Did you tell him I was flummoxed?
Okay, Mr. President. I say this with all possible respect, but each of these knives cut, you know, meat.
You're alliteration happy: 'guardians of gridlock,' 'protectors of privilege.' I needed an avalanche of Advil.
The President is giving two speeches on January 20th?
J'accuse, mon petite fromage!
I do radio commercials for... products.
I'm going to ask him to say 'Shibboleth.'
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I'm just saying, we've been working hard and we'd prefer to watch football rather than listen to a history of the yam in Latin.
Cornbread, oysters, water chestnuts, andouille sausage.
Yeah, you know what? Not your FedEx guy. Happy Thanksgiving.
How do you keep fighting these smaller injustices when they're all from the Mother of Injustices?
No. But could you tell me more about Jackie Robinson and breaking barriers?
The President has asked Sam Seaborn and Josh Lyman to run these meetings so it's entirely possible that by week's end we'll have alienated Christians, China, and our own government
(referring to the turkeys) They eat grain or really whatever's lying around, and Troy doesn't like to be touched.
You just called me your little cheese.
I'm telling your mother you forgot where she lives.
You want more poor people or fewer poor people?
'Cause I'm not taking a meeting with somebody who stages a sit-in in the lobby!
Yeah. This was made for my family by a Boston silversmith named Paul Revere.
Hey, I was just flipping a nickel in my office. Sixteen times in a row, it came out tails.
No, it's-it's not the beginning of a joke. I'm saying there's these two Indians in the lobby.
I'm Joe Betherson...sen. That's one 't', and with an 'h' in there.
(to the President) You can't pardon a turkey?
The Uniform Code, Article 134 which exists to ensure that soldiers will risk their lives for each other.
But how will you know I'm your buddy?
Oh the President could honestly give a damn what you guys are doing tomorrow Toby.
It's like when they did that thing with the SAT scores and I got dumber twenty years after I went to college.

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