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Another Victim of Beach Brain
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"Let's just issue last year's annual report and see if anyone notices."
"Gee, Jeffrey, an annual report on our marriage is a novel anniversary gift, but I was hoping for something a little more romantic."
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Workaholic Hotline - 'Come on now, you can do it. Just put down those annual reports and slowly back away...'
'In the future, Clayton, always make sure you have your decimal points correctly placed.'
'Excellent job, Fenwick, especially the part where you employ Magic Realism to fudge third-quarter earnings!'
"The quarterly earnings don't look good. We seem to be in a bit of a slump."
'We need to change the introduction to our annual report. What's another word for bankrupt?'
OK, we do the annual report as a graphic novel, but only if I don't have to read it.'
"And though in 1969, as in previous years, your company had to content with spiralling labor costs, exorbitant interest rates, and unconscionable government interference, management was able once more, through a combination of deceptive marketing practices, false advertising, and price fixing, to show a profit which, in all modesty, can only be called excessive."
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'It's agreed, Members of the board will not take certain aspects of the annual report too personally.'
'Ms. Snack, this constitutes a masterful use of the English language...'
'The good news is, we did as well as expected last quarter. The bad news is, we didn't expect to do too well.'
'...what's this stuff about the CEO being 'a tragic figure...'?'
'Here, we started to be investigated...'
'I need you to sign and initial both of these. The one on the right is your annual review. The other one is a restraining order.'
'Loved your bit on market share, Felton - perfect blend of plausibility and outright deception.'
'It's the annual report, Sir. We can't seem to come up with a convincing plot device.'
"He's not much for tearjerkers, but he's required to read the annual report."
'Not bad, Ms. Newborn. But take another crack at it, and this time remember that 'earnings-per-share' is the alter upon which all other numbers are sacrificed.'
'Hold on ? I have a followup question for you to evade.'
"Let's try it again, sir - but with a tad more conviction when you tell the lies."
"The Annual Report looks good."
'Hidden between the lines of this year's report is the heartwarming tale of a tragically misunderstood company, a malicious attorney general, and the redemptive power of a generous campaign donation!'
'We've financed three more startups for no fathomable reason.'