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"When I was your age, I had to hike ten miles through the ice and snow to a porno store when I wanted to look at dirty pictures."
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"If I may indulge in a bit of hyperbole, Jensen, this report of yours is good."
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"Hockersmith & Associates. May we help you?"
Tags:business, businesses, small business, small business, misrepresent, misrepresentation, misrepresentations, exaggeration, exaggerations, exaggerate, exaggerates, exaggerating, help, helps, helping, lawyer, law firm, lawyers, law firms, independent, independents, independence, small business, small businesses, small business owner, small business owners, dog, dogs, pet, pets, family, families, family business, family businesses
How is your terror today
"Mmm... Pumpkin spiced!"
"I often speak of you guys but I make you taller and give Melanie huge breasts."
"If we're to make a life together, you have to accept that I'm a volunteer fireman and have to be ready to picnic at a moment's notice."
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"It's all roadkill, and never a word about the chickens who get to the other side!"
Tags:joke, jokes, why did the chicken cross the road, bad news, media, media coverage, bias, biased, sensational, sensationalist, sensationalism, journalist, journalists, journalism, complain, complains, complaining, complaint, complaints, gripe, gripes, griping, roadkill, cross the road, crossing the road, exaggeration, exaggerate, exaggerates, exaggerating, danger, dangers, caution
"Lately I've been blowing things way out of proportion."
"For God's sake, Parker, there are twenty-three of us vice-presidents in the company! Stop with this 'heartbeat away' garbage!"
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"He always ruins the pockets of his trousers,"
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"Simmons, keeping things in perspective isn't what we do around here."
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Learn to Be a Critic In The Privacy Of Your Own Home With The Apex Correspondence School Of Criticism!
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"It appears to be a heroic hunting epic followed by a retraction."
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"Always exaggerate. It makes life seem more interesting."
Tags:exaggerate, exaggerates, exaggerating, exaggeration, grandfather, granddad, grandparent, grandparents, grandchild, grandson, advice, advising, life lesson, life lessons, overstate, overstated, overstating, interesting, improve, improving, increase, increases, guidance, illusion, illusions, fake, lie, lies, lying, story, stories
'Hyperbole is going to kill us all!'
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"Justin is probably thirty by now. Should we pick him up from daycare?"
Tags:parent, parents, parenting, children, child, son, sons, daycare, daycares, exaggeration, exaggerate, exaggerates, exaggerating, exaggerated, hyperbole, absent parents, absent parent, forgetful parent, forgetful parents, reckless parent, reckless parents, bad parent, bad parenting, bad parents, careless parent, careless parenting, childcare, childcare worker, childcare workers, daycare worker, daycare workers
"I'm literally starving."
Blew off my S.A.T. prep class.
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"Tommy and Ben are like Green Berets, Dan and Jerry are Navy Seals and me and Scott are like private contractors."
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P.R. Hell: Abandon all hype, ye who enter here.
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"I'm not an emotional person myself. Fortunately, Georgine feels things for the both of us."
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"Football concussion - one beer too many at the game, and I fell off my seat."
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"It strikes me you're making a deal more fuss over this than it calls for, Dan'l."
'And it continues to fall! This is the big chill! The wintery whiteout! The new Ice Age! Snowageddon!'