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"He's about to dictate his last letter to the Times."
"Sincerely, the friendly folks at Amtex International."
"Mr. S. Claus, North Pole. Dear Santa:"
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'Miss Jones, take this down.'
"No, no no. It's, 'You'll be sleeping with the fishes,' not, 'You'll be swimming with the dolphins.'"
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Samuel Morse dictates a letter to his secretary.
"Blah blah-blah, duh blah diddily uumph...Read that back to me please, Stephanie."
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"Ms. Sweeney, take a letter, a memo, an email, a tweet, a text, never mind...I forgot what I was going to say."
"Wow, that was the longest letter I've ever taken down."
'Make sure that when you type this up, you leave the 'caps lock' button on.'
"Yours faithfully....P.S. Please excuse spelling and punctuation."
"Don't miss a single word, Edgar. I am not going to dictate this poem again: once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary..."
"I didn't get all that stuff after 'Dear Sir'."
"I missed your last few words. Would you please mumble them again?"
'What about this typist job?'
'Thou shall not kill, comma...'
''Dear shareholder'. . . better make that 'Dearest shareholder'.'
'Quotes, woof, woof, woof, woof, closed quotes.'
'Can you do shorthand?' - 'I don't know, I've never tried.'
'Mr. Dobson, you don't have to dictate into the intercom, I'm sitting in the room with you.'
'Take a prayer, Dorothy.'
'Take a love letter.'
'How many words a minute do you type?' - 'Big ones or little ones?'
'Keep on dictating. I can read lips.'
'The nice thing about dictating a letter is you can use words you can't spell.'