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The delicate balance of supply and demand
"O.K., well, think about it, but remember, I find my own food, I'm quiet, and you don't have to take me for walks."
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"We want organic, we want local, and we want cruelty-free."
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"There's no charge for wandering around in the woods, but a three-dollar contribution is suggested."
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"We have only jobs here, Mr. Sanderson, not 'gigs.' "
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"All right. O.K. I'll admit that last request may have been a little over the top."
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"Timothy, success is nothing to fear."
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In an instant, Ashley's social life was reduced to the status of pond scum.
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"At this point, there is a lot of pent-up demand for new cars."
"We know you're thirsty, but how about we build you a nice building first?"
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Congressman Blowviatt demands no more sex in the Oval Office
"Something tells me his demands may be difficult to meet."
'It's simple, really - unless and until all our demands are met, we keep crying.'
'The price of a stock will fluctuate on these three factors...'
"We'll double our chances of recovery if we buy two lottery tickets."
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'It's your coach, sir. He's here to request that you drop down and give him 60 push-ups...'
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'That's better. ... OK, now you may ask your question.'
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Dog Training For The Ninties
"Get J. D. Salinger on the horn for me!"
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"I'm sorry, Chad, … if it's a subpoena I don't think I can negotiate an appearance fee."
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Your dad is a union man, isn't he?
"This is mastodon. I told you to get mammoth."
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'Working for me is like being married. Whatever you do, it'll never be good enough.'
Shopper-Gatherers Considering The Mammoth Special At A Pleistocene Deli
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'You need to relax...take some time off... enjoy yourself...be back in 10 minutes... get this report done.'