“I’m not like a regular mom. I’m a cool mom.”

From: Mean  Girls

Genre: Movies

Who said it?: June George / Regina George’s mom

The story behind the quote: The quote comes Mean Girls, a film that has a very strong cult following and a very quotable movie. The film follows Cady (played by Lindsey Lohan), who gets invited to join the Plastics, the school’s clique of popular girls, and Cady and her friends use this as an opportunity to take down the group.

The quote comes from the middle of the film. Regina George (played by Rachel McAdams) invites Cady and the rest of the Plastics to her home. Cady meets June George, Regina’s mother and portrayed by Amy Poehler. Despite her age, she still tries to act young and be all chummy with her daughter’s friends, which is why she delivers the quote.

Geek wisdom: You can’t change what your mom is like. She may be cool. She may not. Whatever the case, it’s nearly Mother’s Day and we all should really appreciate all she’s done for us.

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“Four for you, Glen Coco! You go, Glen Coco!”

From: Mean  Girls

Genre: Movies

Who said it?: Damian

The story behind the quote: The quote comes the cult classic, Mean Girls. Even though it was released over 10 years ago, many fans still remember the quotes from the film. While some of these quotes weren’t put in the film to be memorable or quotable, the writing of Mean Girls as well as the delivery of the lines actually inserted them into the public consciousness. One such quote comes from the middle of the movie.

Cady and her friends (Janis and Damian) continue with their plot to take down The Plastics, the most popular and meanest clique of the school. One of the ways they plan to do it is to get Gretchen Wieners to turn on Regina George, the leader of the Plastics. One such way was to trick Gretchen into thinking Regina was cutting her out of the group. In order to do this, Damian starts distributing candy canes which were supposed to have come from the other students. And, apparently, Glen Coco, managed to score four candy canes…

Geek wisdom: When people do things that are spectacular, we do take these achievements for granted or, even worse, tell them what they did wasn’t anything special at all. Always remember to give props to people who deserve it as it does help them recognize that what they did was actually something to be admired.

“Stop trying to make ‘fetch’ happen!”

From: Mean  Girls

Genre: Movies

Who said it?: Regina George

The story behind the quote: The quote comes Mean Girls, a film that was released roughly 10 years ago. The story is about Cady (Lindsey Lohan), a girl who starts school and immediately draws the attention of the elite trio of girls known as The Plastics, led by queen bee Regina George (Rachel McAdams). Regina and the Plastics want to get Cady into their clique and Cady’s real friends use this opportunity to find a way to take down the group from within.

Early in the movie, one of The Plastics, Gretchen Wieners (Lacey Chabert), tries to create her own catchphrase by repeating the word “fetch” frequently. Regina, annoyed by how many times Gretchen’s tried to get it to catch on, finally tells her off.

Geek wisdom: You have to know when enough’s enough and it’s time to throw in the towel. There’s no shame in failure but there is some shame when you don’t know when to quit.