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'I guess it's true that it's all about re-branding in this economy...'
'That's it! That's the chart we've been looking for.'
'And from what we've been able to determine, this is the tweak that broke the paradigm's back.'
'Our new savings account isn't very popular. There's been no interest in it.'
"Sorry, we don't have your money anymore but if you want to see some photos of it we've taken over the years check out our website."
"I'm not going to lie. It took a large speaker's fee to get me to say your future is bright."
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Company Merges/Major Layoffs/We Go Belly Up. . .
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"Bad news on Wall Street today, as the bottom fell out of the market, the sides collapsed, and the top blew away."
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'We were in the right place at the right time but, unfortunately, we were in the wrong time zone.'
"Mr. Happy wants to remind us that tragedy plus time equals comedy."
"Let's just issue last year's annual report and see if anyone notices."
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'I hardly expected the federal tapering affect my allowance.'
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Bank - Going out of business sale!
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'So it's decided - we'll put the clocks back 5 years and everything will be fine again.'
'Escape? Are you serious. In this economy?'
Slumpy the economic indicator for kids
Trumpty Dumpty sat on his wall his 'perfect' economy in a free fall no magical thinking or lysol vaccine could ever restore his grafting machine.
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"I am reminded of a morbidly depressing anecdote. . ."
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Businessman Cut Down by Monthly Reports
"I'll take one more question, from the reporter in the back reading the job listings."
'Good thing I'm wearing my adult diapers.'
"In the light of the current financial position management has decided to cancel the Christmas party but. . .you can still come in and use the photocopier to photocopy your bottoms."
'What do you buy the man who has lost everything?'
The first green shoots of recovery.