opening - authors
opening quotes, aphorisms, statements, say
Muppet Show, The Statler: What's your opening act? A Chinese Gorilla dancing ballet?
*both laugh, Kermit looks uncomfortable*
Kermit: [to off-stage] Er, cancel the opening act.
*A Gorilla in a ballet costume walks across the stage complaining loudly in Chinese*
Top Gear James: I have to say I'm very disappointed in it, because when I joined Top Gear I thought, "Here we go. French film festival, Kristin... " No. I've been invited to the opening of a car park. And it says, "Yes please, I would like to come to the opening of the car park. I will be arriving, A, by car; B, on foot."