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"You're awfully tame this evening."
"I had no idea his constant barking was a problem. Thanks for letting me know you're bothered by it."
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"Well, if it isn't the dawn of civilization."
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"We keep it simple. That's our god of fertility."
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"The Number Three isn't usually quite this civilized."
"You may not want to read this book but you'll certainly want others to think you've read it."
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"Let's take in a trial."
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'My apologies for saying you were uncivilised - this wine is excellent.'
'Today civility broke out in a part of the world previously thought uncivilized...'
'Ignore him, Josh, he's just trying to make you revert.'
"Anyhow, according to the Science 'Times,' things would have turned out quite a bit differently if that meteor had hit Earth."
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'Violence never accomplishes anything, son. The goal of all civilized people is the out-of-court-settlement.'
'Do you always have to gulp your food down in one go, George? It's so uncivilised!'
"Sometimes I think we ought to invent agriculture and settle down."
'To think I used to think the Bedu were primitive.'
'If you can't beat them...'
The Dawn of Civilization.
Two sophisticated types with cavemen mouths.
'By the way, we ordered you a knife and fork.'
'That's a tidy one.'
'He also has a great recipe for banana bread,'
How the Forwards See the Backs and How the Backs See the Forwards
Will Flip You the Bird: 50c. 'Talk about the disappearance of civility.'
Civilized lemmings queue up.