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"If you don't have anything profound to say, don't say anything at all."
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"I feel like every time I turn into a swan there's this expectation of sex."
"We could always regift it."
Tags:erinyes, fury, furies, three furies, greek myth, greek, greeks, greek mythology, modern update, modern updates, irony, ironic, sarcasm, sarcastic, passive-aggressive, passive-aggression, modern life, modern times, sin, sins, sinner, sinners, sinning, vengeance, punishment, punishments, annoyance, annoyances, annoying, bad attitude, bad attitudes, attitude problem, attitude problems
"I forget who our cult actually worships, but we have a hell of a good time."
Deus ex Caffeina
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"A red-figure volute krater attributed to a painter of the Syleus sequence! Maynard, you shouldn't have!"
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"On the other hand, it's not like I wake up every morning thinking, Omigod, I wish I had a giant wooden horse."
"You may switch to the less expensive wine now."
"How do we know it's not full of consultants?"
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'Its all Greek to me.'
'Unfortunately, it reminds me of our economy.'
'Call a meeting, they're up to something, again.'
The Horn of By-Products
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"I got into the stupidest thing with my reflection this morning."
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'Everyone's using your theorem, Pythagoras. I told you you should have patented it.'
"I think the Greeks are running out of ideas."
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"Careful now. It's fragile."
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A surprise in heaven
470 BC: Socrates addresses lifes' difficult questions. "So if the player receiving the ball is past the last defender when the ball is played..."
"Let me try that!"
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"Aeschylus is good, I suppose, but I go to the theatre to relax."
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'Personally, I don't see that management got anything out of those sensitivity training workshops.'