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"You say your biggest faults are working too hard and blind loyalty to your employer. What do you take me for… An idiot?"
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"I have a small confession to make - some of them I've only skimmed through."
Tags:library, libraries, librarian, librarians, personal library, personal libraries, private library, private libraries, book, bookworm, bookworms, reader, readers, reading, read, reads, bibliophile, bibliophiles, book lover, book lovers, confess, confession, confessions, good impression, good impressions, elitism, elitist, elitists
"My, this Cabernet pairs well with your parents and the four Martinis I had at the bar."
Tags:cabernet, cabernet sauvignon, martini, martinis, wine, wines, meet the parents, meeting the parents, good impression, good impressions, first impression, first impressions, drunk, drunks, drunkard, drunkards, drunken, bad impression, bad impressions, alcoholic, alcoholics, alcoholism, boyfriend, boyfriends, introduction, introductions, husband, husbands, dinner date, dinner dates, cocktail, cocktails, nerve, nerves, nervous, nervousness, self-medicate, self-medicates, self-medicating, self-medication, wine pairing, wine pairings, in-law, in-laws, inlaw, inlaws
"The problem with you is that you try to be a lot nicer than you really are."
"Your resume looks good, but I am a little concerned that it seems to have been recently folded into a paper airplane."
"For some reason the earthlings are not regarding us with the level of awe we were told to expect."
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'I can tell a lot about a man just by looking at his nails!'
"That will be all, Mallison. I must say I like the way you kept your mouth shut throughout our little talk."
'Alright. I get it. You're a doctor!'
'I feel very secure, but I should try to act a little more insecure.'
'The date was going well... until Lenny decided to eat his own vomit.'
The job interview.
"Ethnic cleansing. It's got a nice ring to it. Let's find out who's doing their P.R."
"Darling, Mother faxed her tuna-casserole recipe all the way from Ohio."
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"I used to wear a rug, and then I decided that bald says integrity - right?"
Tags:hairpiece, hairpieces, hair-piece, hair-pieces, hair piece, hair pieces, integrity, toupee, toupees, rug, rugs, honest, honesty, businessmen, businessman, hair loss, male pattern baldness, male-pattern baldness, upfront, business practice, transparent, transparency, good impression, good impressions
Not A Bookstore: Non-books that look like books for folks who don't read books, but want people to think they read books.
"Those are the books I never had a chance to finish, and those are the books I never had a chance to start."
"Frankly, I'm looking for something that might appeal to a jury."
"And the hiring committee was very impressed with your no nonsense attitude during the interview."
Presentation Skills: 1. Preparation
"Don't get the wrong idea, but I think I should tell you that all my furnishings are from Ikea."
"My parent always told me to put the best foot forward. I'm just not sure which one."
"His CV is impressive but I can't help thinking that there are a few other issues we need to address..."
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'Oh, great...I'm having a bad halo day and the boss decides to walk by.'
Calvin didn't realise that in just 3 seconds he'd have a 2nd chance to make a 1st impression...
Tags:goldfish, goldfishes, memory, memories, goldfish, gold-fishes, fish, fishes, first impression, first impressions, good impression, good impressions, short term memory, short-term memory, short-term memories, short term memories, pet, pets, aquarium, aquariums, fish tank, fish tanks, fish bowl, fish bowls