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"Why, thank you, pembroke. It is a harebrained idea."
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"You look good, Al, in a midlife-crisis-y sort of way."
"I tell you, the book has everything- sex, history, consciousness, and cats!"
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"In Charlie's hands wealth just never seems obscene, no matter how big it gets."
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"I thought your show-and-tell was really brave."
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The mint on the pillow? Why it's complimentary my dear, Watson!
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Flattery Getting Someone Somewhere
'Hell of a place you have here.'
" 'Complimentary' or not, you can't take ninety million dollars' worth of mints."
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"I think it's time to give the word 'fabulous' back to the straight world."
'One of the great things about homeopathy is that because the remedies don't actually do anything there's no need to worry about nasty side effects.'
"Hey! Black really is slimming."
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'We offer complimentary fruit baskets instead of pro bono work.'
Alternative medicine - some of its remedies are possibly nothing more than snake oil
The Not Super-Smart but Really Supportive Car
Echo canyon. 'You're a smart, excellent, successful manager.'
'Thank you, Iris, but it's actually a 'Lauer cake'.'
Lady wearing a yin and yang t-shirt whilst walking a big and a small dog.
'You dance like my mother.'
Nonsense, Dad–you look fabulous!
"Sorry, but 'cute' isn't a word I just throw around."
'Wasn't that nice? She said I had cute shoes.' 'Big deal. I'll bet if I were wearing red pumps I'd get comments too.' 'I'm sure you would.'
"You're light on your feet for someone your size."
Complimentary angles make the other angles feel good about themselves.