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Despite its name, the Thesaurus was quite often at a loss for words.
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"We worked hard, damn hard- but we knew when to stop. We were not workaholic."
"A low-level person who doesn't mean anything will see you now."
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Tags:debunk, debunking, disprove, disproving, contradict, contradicting, contradictions, fact check, fact checking, fact checker, fact checkers, fake news, urban myth, urban myths, bunk house, bunkhouse, bunk houses, bunkhouses, cowboy, cowboys, western, wil west, the wild west, truth, soviet threat, white wine and fish, expose, exposing, disparage, disparaging, freedom of speech
'Electronic correspondence is hurting our business. You can read more about this in the e-mail I'll be sending out tomorrow.'
"What we want to tap into here is denial."
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'You were the best person for the job. That's why you didn't get it.'
"And when I became a man, I put away childish thingees. Thingamabobs. Whatever."
"Understand, Richardson, I don't believe in evolution, but I do believe in Darwinism."
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Save the Grizzly
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'Always tell the truth, even if you do have to lie to do it.'
'The books on this shelf contradict all the books on that shelf.'
'My pessimism keeps me optimistic.'
"Oh, that sounds awful. I can only imagine how you must be feeling."
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An election candidate giving contradicting promises.
It was the health benefits that got me started on red wine.
'And now, Henderson will introduce his 25-part plan on spontaneity.'
"I'm a vegetarian who eats meat."
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"So, have you two fallen out again?"
Antiques: Everything must go! New antiques arriving daily.
'Oh-oh - this next case is about hate speech in the Constitution.'
'Son, life as a crab isn't just another day at the beach. Wait, yes it is.'
The pot calls the kettle back.
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"I think I can say, without fear of contradiction..."
'I want a campaign that will fool some of the people some of the time and all of the people all the time.'