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May 14, 2008   
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"During a league match, he was fouled and broke his leg. The prison service chief told the prison doctor to write in the records that this was due to an accident in a jail cell."
-An officer of the Central Anti-Corruption Office on the head of the prison service in Katowice, who is accused of accepting gifts in return for granting leave to a local inmate, a soccer player, so that he could play matches for his team

"I like it when someone nice talks to me and smiles."
-Grzegorz Schetyna, deputy prime minister and interior minister, on a televised speech by Prime Minister Donald Tusk

"If Tyrannosaurus rex came back to life today, it would fit into our reality more than this speech."
-Stefan Niesiołowski, deputy Sejm speaker, a biologist by education, on a statement by Paweł Kowal, a deputy from Law and Justice, who criticized the government in a debate on Polish foreign policy

"They [Poles] have a better sense of humor than Germans who, after hearing a joke,have to be told that it was a joke, so that they know when to start laughing."
-Stefan Moeller, a popular German stand-up comedian who lives in Poland

"Some people laugh at me, but if they go to a disco, they will just sit at the bar, while I'll hit the dance floor and will have nothing to be ashamed of."
-Mariusz Pudzianowski, four-times world champion Strong Man, on his appearance in the popular TV dance show Taniec z gwiazdami

"Less work, more money!"
-a banner at a May 1 demonstration carried by activists of a small grouping called New Left

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