Alex Sheldon Quotes in Alex & Emma (2003)
Alex Sheldon Quotes:
Alex Sheldon: I'm just a writer, Emma. I don't know what to do to show you how much I love you. I only have words. That's all I have.
Emma Dinsmore: Who is she?
Alex Sheldon: She's this pain-in-the-ass au pair.
Ylva: [Swedish accent] Well, here we are.
Adam Shipley: Thanks, um...
Adam Shipley: Ylva. Now that's a beautiful name. How do you spell it?
Adam Shipley: Ah. Just like it sounds.
Emma Dinsmore: Very funny!
Alex Sheldon: What? I take it from life.
Polina Delacroix: Mr. Shipley, Ylva will set you up in the Guest Cottage.
Emma Dinsmore: Ylva? What kind of name is Ylva?
Alex Sheldon: She's Swedesh.
Emma Dinsmore: That's not a real name. Who made that up, Jaqcues Cartier?
Alex Sheldon: [growls] It's her name, okay?
Emma Dinsmore: Okay. How do you spell it?
Alex Sheldon: Just like it sounds.
Emma Dinsmore: I-L-V-A
Alex Sheldon: No. It's Y-L-V-A
Emma Dinsmore: [confused] Y-L-V-A? That's not how it's sounds!
Alex Sheldon: Well, that how she spells it!
Emma Dinsmore: Okay! You want Y-L-V-A? It's Y-L-V-A.
Alex Sheldon: Good.
Emma Dinsmore: Just so you know, it's not how it sounds.
Emma Dinsmore: Good night.
Alex Sheldon: Can you say good night if you're only sleeping for two hours?
Emma Dinsmore: Good *night*.
Alex Sheldon: Apparently, you can.
Emma Dinsmore: Elsa? Who's that?
Alex Sheldon: The au-pair.
Emma Dinsmore: I thought Ylva was the au-pair.
Alex Sheldon: I changed it. She didn't have enough edge.
Emma Dinsmore: Swedes have no edge?
Alex Sheldon: No, that's common knowledge. They have that whole light blue flag thing.
Emma Dinsmore: [incredulous] Oh, and all Germans have edge?
Alex Sheldon: Well not all. Some do. Certainly Hitler springs to mind.
Emma Dinsmore: You're looking for sex, Mr. Shipley. You're barking up the wrong body.
Alex Sheldon: Ms Dinsmore, I have no intention of barking up your body. I'm sure there are men who would be thrilled to find themselves in bed with such a forthright woman. I prefer my women to be more...well less forthright.
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