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"Then it's agreed. Judgment Day, whenever it comes, will fall on a Thursday, so that they'll get the long weekend."
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'Right so we're agreed then, no one ever reads these reports so there's no point writing them anymore...and while we're at it we can stop filling out these forms, they're a waste of time.'
'That's the new budget team that came on board last week!'
'A touch less rigour on the feedback next time, Stephen.'
'Committee For The Preservation Of Cads'
"It is the consensus of this committee that you return with your request in two weeks along with a comprehensive restructuring plan."
Tags:committee, committees, santa, santa claus, bailout, bailouts, corporate bailout, corporate bailouts, government money, government fund, government funds, funding application, funding applications, christmas, xmas, x-mas, save christmas, saves christmas, saving christmas, congress, congressional approval, restructure, restructures, restructuring, father christmas, santa's workshop, conditional, conditional acceptance, layoff, layoffs, round of layoffs, rounds of layoffs, economy
"Who's taking my order—the committee of the whole, or is there a liaison for decaf?"
Tags:coffee, getting coffee, coffee shop, coffee shops, customer service, bad customer service, bad service, slow service, lazy, laziness, overstaffed, over-staffed, over complicated, over complication, over-complicated, over-complication, coffee bar, coffee bars, shirk, shirking, work idle, work-idle, impatient, impatience, irritated, irritating, decaf, decaf coffee, modern life, modern times, barista, baristas, red tape, committee, committees, liaison, liaisons, corporate structure, corporate structure s
'Maybe we can't fool all the people all the time, but we sure can tax all the people all the time.'
The Academic Brain, showing parts: teach, write, do research, and (the largest part) serve on committees.
"I'm happy to answer your question as soon as you stop asking it."
Tags:question, questions, answer, answers, press conference, press conferences, committee, committees, senate hearing, senate hearings, hearing, hearings, public inquiry, public inquiries, politician, politicians, congressmen, congressman, chatterbox, chatterboxes, chatter-box, chatter-boxes, ego, egos, egotist, egotists, egotistical, vain, vanity, self-centred, self-centered, like to hear yourself talk
"Let's get one thing straight. Your commission didn't call my commission here, my commission called your commission here."
Tags:bicker, bickers, bickering, immature, immaturity, juvenile, taunt, taunts, taunting, argue, argues, arguing, committee, committees, subcommittee, subcommittees, interrogate, interrogates, interrogation, government meeting, government meetings, politician, politicians, corrupt politician, corrupt politicians, power trip, power trips, power, annoyed, irritated, irritation, hearing, hearings
"The company lacks leadership, we need to think about the possibility of setting up a policy group to look at the option of a sub-committee to prepare a discussion paper on the problem."
'Excellent! So that's all agreed, then! All we need do now is draft the consultation document.'
Plain English group.
"Hi. We're grass-roots ad-hoc committee to save your marriage. May we come in?"
Tags:marriage, married, married life, trouble, troubles, problem, problems, relationship, strain, strained, overwork, overworked, jargon, lingo, business jargon, businessman, businessmen, business man, business men, habit, habits, committee, committees, advice, marriage counselling, counselling, counsellor, counsellors, by committee, decisions, decide, corporate, corporate chain, chain of action, chain of command, decision making, choice, choices, making choices, responsibility, responsibilities
"These maps are old, so pay no attention to the borders."
Senate Hearing: 'Define torture.' 'Having to testify before this committee.'
"Do me a favor, Harlow. When you greet me, stop saying 'Hello, big spender!'"
Tags:usa, us, deficits, deficit, congress, recession, big, spender, spenders, spending, budget, budgets, over, spend, deficit, agency, agencies, spending, policy, policies, management, title, titles, name, names, committee, committees, reduced, reduction, image, impressions, portray, budget reduction, budget cut, budget cuts
The Knee-jerk reaction committee.
"Thanks a bunch. I'll just run these by our committee and pass them along."
'I forget. Is this a committee meeting, a sub-committee meeting, a steering committee...'
"I'll now show the doodles form the last committee meeting."
Tags:committee, committees, meeting, meetings, doodle, doodles, doodling, doodler, doodlers, distraction, distractions, procrastination, procrastinations, procrastinating, procrastinate, procrastinated, office job, office jobs, office worker, office workers, attention span, attention spans, paying attention
'Enough small talk. It's time for big talk.'
'Diogenes - I'm appointing you to form an ethics committee.'