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"And what is your preference in wine-single or double figures?"
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'Nine moons!? How on earth does she keep her figure?'
'In an effort to make this sales meeting more pleasant, I have taken the liberty of rotating our sales graph counter clockwise a full ninety degrees,'
'It's your other 0.5.'
Fig 1. Fig 2. Fig Newton.
"These are very disturbing figures, so I put smiley faces on all the zeroes."
'I gotta hand it to you, Conway. It takes a genius like you to figure out how to get an 8-foot-long table through a 3-foot-wide door!'
Does your accountant speak your language?
I often thought that I should have been a weaver of words,someone who danced and sang his way into peoples souls and through my imagination led others into a world of dreams and intoxicating revelry...But auditing offered a much better pension.
Shopping with Barbie and Ann
'Take this and have a masseuse massage the numbers until they fit into out proposed profit projections.'
'The numbers don't look good. Ironically, there's no quick fix.'
'Could we see some figures on that 'gob'?'
And this is a little ditty I wrote called 'the third quarters profit and loss account' ...Colin often wished that he'd followed his first love and taken up a career as a musician
'It's a new arrangement called a 'reverse salary', Pilpot. You pay us for the privilege of working here.'
'What I don't understand is how all three of us managed to get the figures wrong!'
"We can be proud of our little Attila. He has totally absorbed the Hun ethic."
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"I often speak of you guys but I make you taller and give Melanie huge breasts."
"What I don't understand is how all three of us managed to get the figures wrong,"
Does your accountant share your vision?
Statistics: "Here's the sales graph...which way around would you like it?"
'We believe numbers don't lie, especially when interpreted advantageously.'
"The good news is that I've got all the figures...the bad news is that I'm not sure what order I'm meant to put them in!"