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"Well, I guess the bubble has burst over at Phillips Rodny Associates."
Tags:metaphor, metaphors, burst your bubble, business, businesses, bubble, bubbles, fail, failure, failures, failing, failed, failed business, men, businessmen, businessman, bankrupt, bankruptcy, financial bubble, finance, finances, financial, space, outer space, expression, saying, expressions, sayings, debt, debts, liquidation, liquidated, liquidate, insolvent, insolvency
'Once again, you were right only fifty percent of the time. Have you considered a career as a TV weatherman?'
"I'm listing my deadlines by due date so I can miss them in chronological order."
Tags:deadline, deadlines, paperwork, due date, due dates, procrastinate, procrastination, procrastinating, lazy, laziness, chronological order, shirk, shirking, irresponsible, irresponsibility, business woman, business women, businesswoman, businesswomen, businessperson, businessperson, business people, modern life, modern attitudes, fail, failed, failing
"The Sudden, Sure Knowledge That One's Best Efforts Have Come To Naught."
Tags:effort, efforts, death, deaths, die, dies, deadly, escape, vaudeville, song-and-dance, grim reapers, grim-reapers, grim reaper, grim-reaper, audience, audiences, dying, dies, cheating death, cheats death, performance, performed, barbershop music, barbershop, disappointed, disappointed, fail, failed, effort, efforts
Annual fear of failure marathon.
"I'm a wunderkind slash flop."
Sculptor's Attempts At Sculpting Crumpled Paper Ball End Up In Trash
Tags:concrete, marble, marbles, block, blocks, sculpt, sculpting, sculptor, sculpted, sculpts, statue, statues, model, modelling, art, artist, artists, artistry, artistic, artistically, artistic license, artistic licence, paper, fail, failure, failed, paper ball, paper balls, crumpled, scrumpled, indicative, indicative joke, metaphor, metaphorical, literal, literally
Jeffrey N.: The Guy who managed to get the lead out of his pants, but they were still the wrong pants.
Tags:saying, sayings, cliche, cliches, cliched, get the lead out of one's shoes, get the lead out of your shoes, get the lead out of your pants, get the lead out of one's pants, wrong pants, retro, 70s, seventies, 1970s, disappointed, disappointment, fail, failed, failing, hurry, hurrying, faster, fast, go faster, wrong pants
"O.K. so clearly the sanctions didn't work."
'So the happy meal didn't work.'
Tags:therapy, therapies, therapist, therapists, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, psychotherapy, psychotherapist, psychotherapists, happy meal, happy meals, fail, fails, failing, failed, scare, scares, scared, upset, sad, mental problem, mental problems, distress, distressed, the flying mccoys, flying mccoys
'Once again, you were right only fifty percent of the time, Have you considered a career as a TV weatherman'
Tags:kid, kids, school, schools, schooling, pupil, pupils, school children, school kids, teacher, teachers, lesson, lessons, subject, subjects, test, tests, exam, exams, examination, examinations, fail, failed, fails, failing, answer, answers, mark, marks, marked, weatherman, weather man, the flying mccoys, flying mccoys
(When Worlds Collide) (Got a light?)
"I guess someone else with three wishes is wishing your three wishes don't come true."
"We were too busy ignoring the warning signs to pay attention to the projected disaster."
Tags:risk, risk averse, risk aversion, avoid, avoiding, avoiding risk, avoid risk, warning sign, warning, warnings, warning signs, projected, projection, projections, disaster, business collapse, business failure, meeting, meetings, board, board meeting, boardroom, exec, execs, management, manager, managers, executive, executives, failure, fail, failed, disaster, ignorance, inaction, passive, passivity, procrastinate, procrastination, procrastinating, procrastinates
(Oh, drat …. There goes the new year's resolution.)
"Well, I'll be-we just spent all weekend planning to rob a façade."
Concerned that their teenagers weren't studying for their SATs, the Moxleys hired an actor to panhandle on the street near their house.
'Sorry, Rudolph, we can't let you join in any reindeer games... You've tested positive for steroids.'
Tags:reindeer, rudolph, red nose, drug, drugs, drugs test, drugs tests, steroid, steroids, positive, fail, fails, failing, failed, muscle, muscles, muscly, ban, bans, banned, banning, reindeer game, reindeer games, coach, coaches, coaching, coached, performance enhancing, improve, the flying mccoys, flying mccoys
"I'm pleased to announce you're on the shortlist to be my..."
Tags:nominee, nominees, unsuccessful, cabinet, fake news, build the wall, trump, donald, the donald, donald trump, president, presidents, trump administration, idiot, idiots, republican, republicans, fake tan, toupee, comb over, politics, politician, politicians, political, xenophobic, failure, fail, failed, maga, make america great again
"I thought I could be a more effective prison reform advocate on the outside."
Tags:jail, jails, prison, prisons, incarceration, behind bars, imprisoned, imprisonment, penitentiary, penitentiaries, correctional facility, correctional facilities, prisoner, prisoners, inmate, inmates, convict, convicts, criminal, criminals, crime, punishment, punishments, escaping, escapee, escapees, prison break, prison breaks, jailbreak, jailbreaks, prison reform, advocate, advocates, advocacy, prison guard, prison guards, guard, guards, caught, failed, failure, failures, excuse, excuses
'Where Are They Now?'
Tags:middle age, middle-aged, high school, high-school, most likely to, most likely to succeed, marriage, marriages, life, lives, divorce, divorced, bleak, jealous, fail, failed, outlook, outlook, prediction, predictions, middle aged, lonely, loneliness, divorce, divorced, divorcing, mid-life crisis, mid life crisis, bleak, gloomy
Maintenance Fee Party
Staff Picks. Please Note: We are probably going to fire Brian
Tags:fire, fired, firing, laid off, made redundant, redundant, redundancy, staff picks, book, books, bookshop, bookshops, book shop, book shops, recommend, recommendation, recommendations, job, jobs, fail, failed, review, reviews, bookstore, bookstores, book store, book stores, library, libraries, recommends, recommendations, laid off, laying off, unimpressed, warn, warning, warnings
Tags:bonsai tree, bonsai trees, miniature trees, miniature tree, indoor plant, indoor plants, house plant, house plants, compete, competition, the green man, green man, failure, fail, failed, third place, lose, lost, gardeners, gardener, rank, ranking, podium, podiums, winners podium, winners podium, stupid, stupidity, misinterpretation, misunderstanding, misunderstood, misinterpret