Ida 'Big Momma' Pollitt: What's all this about?
Gooper Pollitt: Doc, Big Mama wants the whole truth about the report we got from the clinic today.
Margaret "Maggie" Pollitt: The truth, the truth! Everybody keeps hollering about the truth. Well, the truth is as dirty as lies!
Ida 'Big Momma' Pollitt: Is there something I don't know, Doc?
Dr. Baugh: Well, Ida…
Ida 'Big Momma' Pollitt: I want to know! Somebody must be lying! I want to know about my husand!
Dr. Baugh: He had the most thorough examination ever given at the Oppenheim clinic.
Gooper Pollitt: It's one of the best in the country.
Mae Pollitt: It's the best in the country, bar none.
Gooper Pollitt: They were ninety-nine percent sure before they even started.
Ida 'Big Momma' Pollitt: Sure of what?
Margaret "Maggie" Pollitt: Not now!
Mae Pollitt: The test was positive!
Gooper Pollitt: Mae, shut up.
Dr. Baugh: It's helpless, Ida. He knows it, too.
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