Gayer than a tree full of monkeys on nitrous oxide
I was searching for the exact phrasing of the quote from "Good Omens" referenced in the entry title (since my copy of the book is still in Italy, as I keep forgetting about it when I go visit my parents / when my parents come visit me / when my parents send me things, and I invariably remember about it a few days later):
From that, I went on to find the other quote that's always stuck in my memory from the same book, which is the "Buggre Alle This Bible" sequence:Many people, meeting Aziraphale for the first time, formed three impressions: that he was English, that he was intelligent, and that he was gayer than a tree full of monkeys on nitrous oxide.
(The whole sequence can be found here.)Buggre Alle this for a Larke. I amme sick to mye Hart of typefettinge. Master Biltonn if no Gentelmann, and Master Scagges noe more than a tighte fisted Southwarke Knobbefticke. I telle you, onne a daye laike thif Ennywone withe half an oz. of Sense shoulde bee oute in the Sunneshain, ane nott Stucke here alle the liuelong daie in thif mowldey olde By-Our-Lady Workfhoppe. @ *"AE@;!*
Poking at Wikipedia's entries for Aziraphale and Crowley also led me to a pretty amusing list of their New Year's resolutions (Crowley commenting on the act of googling oneself is absolutely priceless, as is Aziraphale resolving to find out what an "internet" is), as well as to a list of Bible errata ("Thou shalt commit adultery" is probably my favourite out of them).
The things one finds while googling :)