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Stan Mack's Real Life Funnies: Alumnae News
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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
"I'm a wunderkind slash flop."
Annual fear of failure marathon.
"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."
Tags:worry, worries, worrying, worrier, worriers, pitcher, pitchers, pitching, baseball, baseball player, baseball players, meeting on the mound, meetings on the mound, intervention, interventions, intervene, intervenes, intervening, fail, fails, failing, failure, failures, bad day, bad days, rough day, rough days, rub it in, rubs it in, rubbing it in, mistake, mistakes, accident, accidents, embarrass, embarrasses, embarrassing, humiliate, humiliates, humiliating, alcoholic, alcoholics, alcoholism
"Lord knows we're given McCauley enough rope. Why hasn't he hung himself?"
Tags:expression, expressions, failure, failures, disappointed, disappointment, disappointments, success, succeed, hang, hung, hanged, boss, bosses, manager, managers, plenty of rope, enough rope, office, offices, businessman, businessmen, business, businesses, executive, executives, cutthroat environment, cutthroat environments
"I guess someone else with three wishes is wishing your three wishes don't come true."
"I hope, Reinhardt, that you're not one of those people whose sense of self-worth is defined by their job."
Tags:office worker, office workers, office work, office job, office jobs, job satisfaction, overworked, overwork, overworking, workaholic, workaholics, workaholism, self worth, self-worth, self-esteem, cubism, abstract art, failure, failures, failing, work life balance, work-life balance, criticise, criticising, disapprove, disapproving
Sign over one of three teller lines at a bank reads "Reassurances"
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"She's inconsolable since Mizrahi went belly-up."
Tags:inconsolable, belly up, goes belly up, going belly up, middle age, failure, failures, fail, fails, failing, house coat, house coats, worry, worries, worrying, fashion designer, fashion designers, fashion design, fashion designs, designer label, designer labels, going out of business, goes out of business
Sun crashing into sea foils rescue attempt.
Tags:desert island, desert islands, marooned, castaway, castaways, rescue, rescues, rescue attempt, rescue attempts, apocalypse, the apocalypse, end of days, the end of days, end of the world, the end of the world, condition red, sos, disappointment, disappointments, let down, let downs, so near yet so far, failure, failures, false hope, modern life, anxiety
All of my hopes and dreams, crushed, served on a bun.
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"I was great in high school."
"After the judicial system, I'm my own harshest critic."
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No cell phones!
"I thought I could be a more effective prison reform advocate on the outside."
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"We need to hurry to your next extracurricular activity before the void of my unfulfilled ambitions catches up."
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Another failed fish hypnotism.
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"I love it when it all comes together... not like now of course."
"We'll double our chances of recovery if we buy two lottery tickets."
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"But, seriously folks…."
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The Trojan Beagle.
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"Damn!—And we were this close to an attorney-friendly settlement."
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"I especially enjoy pursuing malpractice cases. I flunked out of medical school."
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