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"No, I'm not faking it, I'm really happy when they come home."
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Flattery Getting Someone Somewhere
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'You remind me of the ocean. . . you make me sick.'
"Our department is a meritocracy where we value our employees for their competencies and abilities. Therefore, all those that demonstrated an extraordinary ability in flattering their hierarchical superiors were promoted."
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Woman walks past a sign in an office that reads "Sycophant of the month".
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'I adoor you.'
"You'll go far here, Birnbach."
"If you want more presents, tell Santa he looks thinner in person."
"I appreciate imitation is the sincerest form of flattery Miss Simms, but to be quite honest, you're starting to scare me."
"Are you trying to butter me up?"
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'Oooh, I love what you've done with your hair...That top looks lovely on you and have you lost weight?'
'It's really a compliment to you that I think you're successful enough to get robbed.'
'It's rude to talk to someone with your sunglasses on - they can't see your . . er . . limpid pools of loveliness.'
'How do you expect me to remember. . . when every year you look younger?'
'Success is relative, the more success the more relatives.'
'Really?... You're, 'Alfred the Great'? Maybe we're related. I'm 'Alfie the not so bad, when you get to know him'.'
'Do you get your good looks from your mother or your father?'
'Would you say I have gorgeous hair, lovely eyes and a great smile?. . . You say the nicest things.'
'What a beautiful baby.'
'A crawler? ME??? Nonsense!! And yes, my new boss is a lady. Why do you ask?'
'I started as just another 'yes man', but eventually my talents were recognized and I became a full fledged sycophant.'
"Try and ignore the bar snacks Miss. They're complimentary."
"And finally, thanks to everyone who put up with my incessant flattery, shameless groveling and false sincerity. You're fabulous, and I really mean it this time!"
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