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'Ooops! My mistake! That was the yearly budget estimate, not the monthly budget estimate.'
"Owing to cutbacks in our news department, here is Rod Ingram to guess at what happened today in a number of places around the globe."
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'Oops! My mistake. That was the yearly budget estimate, not the monthly estimate.'
"I'm terrific at estimating crowd size. It looks like a dozen, maybe two dozen at most."
Tags:trump, donald trump, president trump, inauguration, speech, speeches, crowd size, crowd sizes, insecure, insecurity, insecurities, thin-skinned, sensitive, oversensitive, estimate, estimates, estimating, estimated, women's rights, women's march, womens march, feminist, feminists, feminism, women's rights, womens rights, threaten, threatens, threatening, threatened, misogynist, misogynists, misogyny
'In these estimates, I've tried, like always, to err on the side of total lunacy.'
'Before I give you the bill, I'm supposed to ask if you'd like me to buy you dinner first.'
'Ooops! My mistake. That was the yearly budget estimate, no the monthly estimate.'
'I'm afraid ballpark estimates won't do.'
"I don't want treatment, just an insurance estimate."
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"I can't give you ballpark figures, Al. The best I can do is ballparkish figures."
"That's the estimate. Just sign the work order."
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'Of course, that bid's just an estimate.'
'We projected every contingency except for our plan actually working.'
'Of course, that bid's just an estimate.'
'Our bill was lower than our estimate.'
'According to my estimation, our anniversary gift is rust.'
'Congratulations, Fingleworth. You made the 'Million Dollar Club.' We estimate that's what you've cost the company.'
'That's from the last year the data was available.'
'What's this, your estimate or your telephone number?'
Pyramid (Drawn from memory) (Pretty accurate)
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'This is more than the estimate.'
"A four-star general must be a very good general indeed."
Tags:four-star general, four-star generals, patriot, patriots, patriotism, patriotic, impressive, accomplishment, accomplishments, cocktail party, cocktail parties, man in uniform, men in uniform, introduction, introductions, understatement, understatements, guess, guesses, estimate, estimates, estimating, estimation, very good indeed, genteel, polite, being polite
Department of Commerce, Economic Forecasting, Division of Estimates & Alibis