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"Genetic engineering got us into this mess, and genetic engineering will get us out of it."
Tags:genetic engineering, mess, mazes, scientists, mice, dna, dogs, bloodhounds, mouse, science, research, genetic engineer, genetic engineers, genetic engineering, gmo, gmos, quagmire, quagmires, consequence, consequences, genetic modification, genetically modified organism, genetically modified organisms, maze, labyrinth, labyrinths, unintended consequence, unintended consequences, unforeseen
"Owing to cutbacks in our news department, here is Rod Ingram to guess at what happened today in a number of places around the globe."
Tags:cutback, cutbacks, news, news program, news programs, journalist, journalists, journalism, small budget, small budgets, smaller budget, smaller budgets, lose money, loses money, losing money, print media, death of print media, profit, profits, profit motive, profit motives, profit margin, profit margins, cut costs, cuts costs, cutting costs, scale back, scales back, scaling back, shrinking audience, shrinking audiences, consequence, consequences, guess, guesses, guessing, guessing game, guessing games, estimate, estimates, estimating, estimation, estimations, reporter, reporters
A dream of consequence
'I'm not sure they appreciate your witty visual take on the consequences of 'change'.'
"With the bump in salary comes a lot more responsibility and my choice of three new stress related illnesses."
Tags:businessman, businessmen, exec, execs, executive, executives, career, careers, big business, corporate, corporation, corporations, day job, offices, office job, office drone, office drones, cubicles, cubicle, offices, office building, office ecology, office politics, modern life, modern world, working life, working world, desk job, desk jockey, pay rise, salary, top up, wage increase, responsibility, responsibilities, stress, stressed, over worked, over-worked, overtime, over time, promotion, careers, career ladder, consequences
"Mr. Barrington, the sins of your past are on lines one through six."
Tags:management, upper management, big boss, boss, bosses, manager, managers, exec, execs, executive, executives, board, boardroom, chief exec, chief executive, chief executives, board member, fat cat, fat cats, corrupt, corruption, white collar crime, capitalism, capitalist, late stage capitalism, taking advantage, advantage, mounted, mounting, mounted heads, mounted head, on the line, secretary, secretaries, personal assistant, personal assistants, pa, p.a., sins of the past, sins of your past, answer, answers, consequences, retribution, calling, caller, call, calls, callers, phone, phones, phoning in, phone line, telephone, on the telephone, telephone line
"There's nothing worse than waiting in the wrong line."
Tags:line, lines, wait, waits, waiting, in line, queue, queues, queuing, lemming, lemmings, cliff, cliffs, jump off a cliff, jumping off a cliff, wrong line, wrong lines, wrong queue, wrong queues, accident, accidents, accidental, fall, falls, falling, mistake, mistakes, pay for your mistake, paying for your mistake, mishap, mishaps, fallen, consequence, consequences, consequential, decision, decisions
"Bad news - the unicorns are gay."
Tags:noah, noah's ark, bible, bibles, creation, creation myth, creation myths, creation story, creation stories, flood, floods, biblical flood, biblical floods, animal, animals, mythical creature, mythical creatures, unicorn, unicorns, lgbt, lgbtq, extinct, extinction, extinctions, great flood, noah, going exinct, endangered species, accident, accidents, mistake, mistakes, consequence, consequences, endangered, endangered species
Introducing Mrs. Dumpty
"I had a nightmare that you and Dad woke up one day on the wrong side of history."
Tags:kid, kids, son, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, problem child, precocious, bedtime, bed, night, night time, bad dream, bad dreams, nightmare, nightmares, night terror, night terrors, wrong side of history, slogan, slogans, scare, scared, fear, fearmongering, scaremongering, media, kids say the darndest things, media, coverage, politics, political, generation difference, responsibility, responsible, take action, actions, action, consequence, consequences, future, investing in the future, plan, planning, planning ahead, history, history books, historical
'Typical inventor - failing to see the consequences of his own creation.'
"We are gathered here to join together this man and this woman in matrimony—a very serious step, with far-reaching and unpredictable consequences."
Tags:relationship, relationships, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, wedding, weddings, wedding ceremony, wedding ceremonies, saying i do, bride, brides, groom, grooms, unpredictable, matrimony, love, consequence, consequences, future, happily ever after
"I don't know - the minute I figured out how to make it self-aware it realized it was naked, ran, and hid from me."
Tags:robot, robots, robotics, scientist, scientists, inventor, inventors, self-aware, self-awareness, singularity, self-conscious, self-consciousness, inventor, inventors, invention, inventions, scientist, scientists, scientific, scientific discovery, scientific discoveries, hide, hides, hiding, hidden, fear, fears, fearful, fearfulness, consequence, consequences, unintended consequence, unintended consequences, unintentional
'Decision making would be so much easier if it weren't for the consequences.'
"If it's any consolation, that was an amazing impression of the king."
Tags:jester, jesters, joker, jokers, fool, fools, court, courts, royal court, royal courts, king, kings, ruler, rulers, monarch, monarchs, sovereign, sovereigns, royal, royalty, consolation, comfort, amazing, great, talented, impression, impressions, impersonation, impersonations, imitation, imitations, joke, jokes, execution, executions, capital punishment, punishments, consequence, consequences, executioner, executioners, decapitation, decapitations, took the joke too far, taking a joke too far, bad joke, bad jokes, comedian, comedians, bad comedian, bad comedians, history, medieval
"I'm looking for someone who's qualified to cover my mistakes."
Tags:ignorance, ignorant, stupid, stupidity, management, upper management, big boss, boss, bosses, manager, managers, exec, execs, executive, executives, cardboard, placeholder, place holder, unreasonable, request, interview, interviews, interviewee, employ, employee, new job, new career, mistake, mistakes, cover up, cover-up, unrealistic, consequences, when will you learn
'I'm just going for a walk. What could possibly happen because of that?'
"Remember, on the stand, Hobart, the truth will not set you free. The truth will get you fifteen to twenty."
Tags:lawyer, lawyers, counselor, counselors, counsellors, counsellors, attorney, attorneys, solicitor, solicitors, barrister, barristers, legal counsel, client, clients, defence, defense, defendant, defendants, taking the stand, witness stand, truth, honesty, dishonest, lying, lie, lies, liar, liars, perjury, perjurer, perjurers, ethics, unethical, legal advice, advising, consequence, consequences, punishments, telling the truth, freedom, jail time, prison time
"Yeah, Carl...awesome cannonball. Happy now?"
"I knew nuking hurricanes would be a terrible idea."
Tags:trump, donald trump, president trump, president donald trump, nuke, nukes, hurricane, hurricanes, nuclear bomb, nuclear bombs, atom bomb, atom bombs, atomic bomb, atomic bombs, monster, monsters, monster movie, monster movies, monster film, monster films, kaiju, consequence, consequences, nuclear power, danger, dangers, unforeseen, fallout, nuclear fallout
"Until the numbers improve I'm suspending the group hug.''
Tags:group hug, group hugs, hug, hugs, hugging, cuddle, cuddles, cuddling, pda, pdas, personal display of affection, personal displays of affection, downturn, downturns, board room, board rooms, meeting, meetings, executive, executives, stockholder, stockholders, stock, stocks, profit, profits, decline, declines, declining, hardship, hardships, economic hardship, display of affection, displays of affection, consequence, consequences
'That's a bad omen no sooner does he invent the wheel than he has the first ever road traffic accident.'
"You dropped the ball. You must have known there would be consequences."
A Hole in the Dike
Tags:archer, archery, bow and arrow, missed target, target, targets, targeting, hole, holes, leak, leaks, dike, dikes, dutch dike, dutch dikes, dam, dams, levee, levees, mistake, mistakes, the hero of haarlem, the boy and the dike, hans brinker, the silver skates, windmill, windmills, flood, flooding, floods, blame, blameless, consequences
The perils of boob jobs.