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Due to recent cutbacks, several major airlines have eliminated their snack carts.
"You're fired, Withron. I got a terrific deal on a handful of ballpoints."
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'Well the good news is that you will be the team leader...the bad news...you are the team.'
"The consultants we brought in to monitor the consultants who are looking into our cutting back on consultants are recommending specialist consultants."
'I'm down to one cup of coffee a day.'
"They made some pretty drastic cuts in our execution budget."
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"It's a 300 page government questionnaire about cutting back on bureaucracy."
"I suspect that we'll soon be kissing our three-martini lunches goodbye, too."
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"I'm making an effort to limit my dependence on foreign vodka.
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'The patient's doing well but the budget's hemorrhaging badly.'
"I'm down to only one nap a day. From 8 am t0 8 pm."
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"Maybe we should cut back on those lawn catalogues."
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"Well on a positive note, the cuts to the furniture budget have given me thighs of steel!"
"I need to lay off those seven birthday cakes a year."
"Nobody likes closing libraries but with all the cuts we don't have any choice!"
"Worst budget cuts ever!"
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"And of course using a larger bottle has the added advantage that I limit my drinking to half a bottle a day..."
"I've been told to go through all our expenses...cut out any fat, get rid of any costly perks!"
"We've got to make 'efficiency' savings! . . . Cut out all the 'dead wood', get rid of the excess staff we're supposed to employ."
'A bit of shush please, I'm about to write them a damn stiff memo!'
Welcome to Gargantu-Mart: Please select the cart size that matches your level of consumer confidence...
'Due to corporate cutbacks, we're all going to have to sacrifice. Which is why I'm only playing 9 holes today.'
James Bond: The Cutback Years
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Unable to afford his annual hunting trip Ed makes due with a little backyard fun.
"The bad news is New Jersey will be cutting back on our school lunch program."
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