It was the gaffe that launched a thousand quips.
On Wednesday, Movies Now asked readers to submit their own witty captions about the incident to accompany the photo above, which shows Travolta backstage with publicist Paul Bloch. Here are our favorite submissions.
Third place: "Now, John, it's I before E except after C, and remember the L in Idina Menzel," suggested by James Norwood. It's a clever mnemonic that we hope no one ever actually has to employ.
Second place: Rita Blackwell submitted the caption, "Paige Blork, what did I say?" This one gets extra points for thoroughness: Paige Blork is indeed the Travoltified version of Paul Bloch.
First place: Commenter "Bob Zuruncle" — we see what you did there with your name, Bob — suggested two captions, which also work together nicely. The first: "Gee, that's a hard name to pronounce. I'm glad I'm not introducing that Somali guy!" (a reference to
Finally, an honorable mention goes to Richard Horgan of Fishbowl NY, who suggested his own caption on that site: "Man, it was a lot easier when