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"Could you turn the music down? I can't hear myself talk over everyone else."
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"He acts all swan-like, but he's just a grebe."
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"Would you mind aligning yourself with the deflated egos? We're overstocked on the inflated ones."
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"When they used him on a NASA shuttle, it gave him a big head!"
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"Missing out at the AWARDS was BIG upset to Jim...but luckily his team has rallied around to repair the damage...to his ego!"
'I told you this whole 'King of the wild frontier' thing would go straight to his head!'
'Anyway enough about me. Let's talk about my job instead.'
"He's become unsufferable since he got the Mac Arthur fellowship."
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'For some reason, people tend to view me as arrogant, despite my superior virtues and academic aptitude...'
"Everybody's just a teensy bit in love with me. How about yourself?"
"This is our boss' desk. If you ask me, it's an ego thing."
Professor Wiles grows insufferable.
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"I don't like being called an Optometrist. I prefer the title 'Visionary'!"
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When Dogs Brag
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'Charles, I want you to meet Joel. You have lots in common. He also suffers from excessive ego.'
"Excuse me! Don't you know who I am??"
'It's because I have a big head, isn't it?'
"He's been impossible ever since his promotion."
"I know you went to Harvard, but stop asking to see my resume."
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"Well, I guess I did it all by myself."
'I think it's amazing that they were able to reattach a man's hand to his ankle.'
'I don't want to thank anybody, apart from myself for being such a massive talent who cheated and clawed my way to the top. Thank you but you took your time.'
'Something tells me his promotion has gone to his head.'
'Do you have just a plain Happy Mother's Day? I don't want success to go to her head.'
'I've called this meeting because it's a big ego trip having the authority to call you all together whenever I want to.'