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"My, God, Coulton! Hasn't anybody told you?"
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"How could I know that you would be as needy in the bust as you were arrogant in the boom?"
"Apparently, when the tide came in, a lot of castles went bust."
"Until the numbers improve I'm suspending the group hug.''
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"I find you can tell a lot about the economy just by looking at people's shoes."
In spite of persistent economic doldrums certain residents of Ft. Lauderdale continued the weekend Wet T Bill Contest.
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"Quit complaining. In these times, most people would be happy to have your job security."
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Charities should investigate whether published reports are 'Misleadingly Positive'.
"I think I'm just going to sit this recession out."
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'It's just office furniture. Who needs it? We still have our mission statement.'
Poverty and Christmas
'But on the bright side...we're holding our own in a ten trillion dollar economy!'
"We're suffering from empty nest egg syndrome."
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"I realize times are tough, but it's time you went out on your own."
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With the economy as it is, even Santa Claus had to take on a second job as the Easter Bunny...
'I don't think of it as pawning electronics, I think of it as monetizing assets.'
Some lessons we've learned about life during hard economic times.
'Third quarter profits are down 3%, but we're expecting a rise in - Johnson! For the last time, stop trying to pick my nose!'
'This stress testing is starting to get to me.'
'A looming glacier certainly puts things into perspective.'
"Ah, the lean years. Those were the days."
'I feel bad for kids trying to break into business now. It's hard to get a head these days!'
'Remember the good old days, when we both had a cardboard box?'
"Tia Carmen, if times are tough, how come you're giving money away?"
'We all have to make sacrifices - mine is having lunch on the workfloor!'