From '300 in Fifteen Minutes' by Cleolinda Jones.
COUNCILOR THERON: You can’t go to war! I’LL GO TELL THE EPHORS ON YOU!
LEONIDAS: I’m not going to war! I’m just going down to the corner store!
COUNCILOR THERON: With…
LEONIDAS: Three hundred of my closest friends, yes.
THE CAPTAIN: ALL RIGHT, YOU MAGGOTS, STROLL!
[And thus, the noble Spartans go off to meet their destiny to the tune of some kid tootling on his double flute, their fabled war chant fading into the distance:]
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300 SPARTANS: I DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU’VE BEEN TOLD BUT SPARTANS REALLY LIKE TO STROLL!
[Very, very slowly.]