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May 26, 2017

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 5/15/2014

"I'm the only one who speaks dolphin, so I translate."

-- Toy maker and puppeteer Daniel Ballard

First, there's Jugs the juggler. He has floppy arms and crazy eyes. He juggles forks.

Next is Jokesy the pterodactyl, who can't finish telling a dirty joke without vomiting water on the stage.

And then there's the Dolphin Wizard, a gray combination of the two powerful creatures that sports a pointy blue magician's hat.

The farcical mind behind them all is 30-year-old puppeteer Daniel Ballard, who came to Gainesville seven years ago after fleeing what he called puppet prejudice in Alabama.

Read more at the Gainesville Sun.

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