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In a new interview with the Des Moines Register, we learn a few things about Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas: He hates avocados with a passion, he wants to be a point guard for the Houston Rockets, and his favorite movie is The Princess Bride.

While it's hard to understand why someone could hate avocados so much, the latter answer left the door wide open for the most obvious joke people could make about his favorite movie: That his choice was inconceivable — the word often repeated by the 1987 classic's minor villain, Vizzini.

Leave it to Twitter to repeat the same joke.

Inconceivable! RT @Chris_Moody Ted Cruz's favorite movie is The Princess Bride. http://t.co/uqWSIfrF7s

— David Corn (@DavidCornDC) October 25, 2013

Inconceivable! RT @Chris_Moody: Ted Cruz's favorite movie is The Princess Bride. http://t.co/im7pqdp4Qj

— The Fix (@TheFix) October 25, 2013

Inconceivable! RT @Chris_Moody: Ted Cruz's favorite movie is The Princess Bride. http://t.co/Gw0lf73W0i

— Rebecca Berg (@rebeccagberg) October 25, 2013

Inconceivable RT @michaelpfalcone "My favorite movie is "˜The Princess Bride,'" @SenTedCruz tells @DMRegister http://t.co/N0s9iQNP5E

— Jim Acosta (@JimAcostaCNN) October 25, 2013

Inconceivable. RT @kasie: Sen. Cruz tells the Des Moines Register that his favorite movie is The Princess Bride. #2016

— Aaron Blake (@AaronBlakeWP) October 25, 2013

INCONCEIVABLE RT @michaelpfalcone: "My favorite movie is "˜The Princess Bride,'" @SenTedCruz tells @DMRegister http://t.co/ukVEwDNYE9

— Hayes Brown (@HayesBrown) October 25, 2013

Ted Cruz: We didn't get to defund all of Obamacare in the #GOPshutdown - Inconceivable! #PrincessBrideExplainsItAll

— Jesse Ferguson (@JesseFFerguson) October 25, 2013

@JesseFFerguson You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.

— Inigo Montoya (@iaminigomontoya) October 25, 2013

We get it.

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