‘I Just Want to Say One Word to You’
The “plastics” exchange between a middle-aged businessman and Benjamin Braddock, a college graduate played by Dustin Hoffman in “The Graduate,” the top-grossing film of 1968:
Businessman: I just want to say one word to you, just one word.
Benjamin: Yes, sir.
Businessman: Are you listening?
Benjamin: Yes I am.
Benjamin (after a long pause): Exactly how do you mean?
Businessman: There’s a great future in plastics. Think about it. Will you think about it?
Benjamin: Yes I will.
Businessman: ‘Nuff said. That’s a deal.