Quote of the Week

"I still expect to call you on your mobile and hear your [usual recorded message], 'I'm dead at the moment, please call later'. Julo, for us you're not dead and you can be sure that we'll call."

Milan Lasica's farewell to his long-term partner Július Satinský from the comic duo L+S. Satinský died on December 29, 2002, at the age of 61.

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