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The cake was great and the icecream was delicious, but deep down inside, he knew that some day his parents would discover that 'f' wasn't for 'fantastic', and then none of it would be worth it.
"The bailout money, …. Cosgrove took it and bailed out."
Stan Mack's Real Life Funnies: Alumnae News
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"Well, I guess the bubble has burst over at Phillips Rodny Associates."
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"We've invested too much in this whole thing to just go back to laying around on the rocks all day."
"I'm listing my deadlines by due date so I can miss them in chronological order."
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'Once again, you were right only fifty percent of the time. Have you considered a career as a TV weatherman?'
Jeffrey N.: The Guy who managed to get the lead out of his pants, but they were still the wrong pants.
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"Your butler, your father and I are concerned that with grades like these, you'll just end up being part of the 99%."
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'So the happy meal didn't work.'
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"Charlie, it's us, your teammates. We're here to help you. The other team's getting an awful lot of hits and we're worried."
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'Once again, you were right only fifty percent of the time, Have you considered a career as a TV weatherman'
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Wall Street Down
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"I hope, Reinhardt, that you're not one of those people whose sense of self-worth is defined by their job."
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"I guess someone else with three wishes is wishing your three wishes don't come true."
"She's inconsolable since Mizrahi went belly-up."
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"Will you at least let him finish the term?"
"I could't make it here, so I'm going to try Boston."
'Sorry, Rudolph, we can't let you join in any reindeer games... You've tested positive for steroids.'
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Concerned that their teenagers weren't studying for their SATs, the Moxleys hired an actor to panhandle on the street near their house.
"I'm really quite comfortable with failure on this level."
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No cell phones!
Ed totally blows the final portion of his Chameleon Aptitude test.
An ineffectual ice fisher