Quotation by Alan Jay Lerner

Jerry: She's one of those third-year girls that gripe my liver.
Milo: Third-year girls?
Jerry: Yeah, you know, American college kids. They come over here to take their third year and lap up a little culture. They give me a swift pain.
Milo: Why?
Jerry: They're officious and dull. They're always making profound observations they've overheard.
Alan Jay Lerner (1918–1986), U.S. songwriter, screenwriter. Jerry (Gene Kelly), Milo (Nina Foch), An American In Paris, after a "third-year girl" attempted to discuss Jerry's paintings (1951).
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