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"I figured as long as I was having the thorn taken out of my paw, might as well have a body scrub and get my mane redone."
Hall of Fame.
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"The little pig with the portfolio of straw and the little pig with the portfolio of sticks were swallowed up, but the little pig with the portfolio of bricks withstood the dip in the market."
Tags:three little pigs, children's story, children's stories, portfolio, portfolios, stock market, stocks, diversified, market dip, market dips, recession, recessions, childrens story, childrens stories, savings, savings account, savings accounts, bonds, stocks and bonds, retirement savings, fable, fables
"It wasn't so much losing the race, it was losing the shoe contract."
A chicken looks at a computer screen that reads "Y2K is coming! Y2K is coming!!".
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Post race drug test.
The Emperor's Newspaper
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The Bull, the Bear, the Ant, and the Grasshopper
Tags:stock market, the bull, the bear, the ant, and the grasshopper, fables, money, savings, fun, business, economy, fable, investment advice, advice, financial advisor, aesop, aesop's fables, stock, stocks, stocks and bonds, investor, investors, instant gratification, savings, save up, saves up, saving up
"Your grandma and I have decided to live together."
"...And somebody's been listening to my Berlioz!"
"After I won, I came all unglued."
Tags:tortoise and the hare, aesop, aesop's fable, aesop, aesop's fables, fable, fables, tortoise, hare, race, races, greek myth, greek myths, greek mythology, unglued, aesopica, cele, celes, celebrity, celebrities, fame, famous, fortune, fortunes, big head, big heads, big headed, egotistical, egotist, bad influence, bad influences
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"No, thanks. I'm in training."
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"And after the prime rate declined by half a point, the Dow rose by thirty-two, guess what happened to Goose and Fox?"
Tags:story, stories, bedtime story, bedtime stories, investor, investors, investment, investments, investing, dad, dads, father, fathers, businessman, businessmen, work, works, working, stock, stocks, stockholder, stockholders, stock market, stock markets, storytime, story time, broker, brokers, stockbroker, stockbrokers, parent, parents, parenting, fable, fables, children's story, children's stories
"Actually, I crossed the road because the sky was falling over there."
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The Little Engine That Wouldn't
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Wolf in a men's clothing store buying a sheepskin outfit
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"Hey, it's not a race."
"The axe is falling! The axe is falling!"
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"It is thornlike in appearance, but I need to order a battery of tests."
Three pigs sit down to eat roast wolf
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"I don't like this―he's left off huffing and puffing!"
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"Am I really off the prezzo account or are you just huffing and puffing?"
"Got over the house of straw."
The Emperor's New Speedo
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