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"Of course, you see everything from a very special perspective."
Berlitz guide to Scamese
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Berlitz Guide to Dentalese.
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"I don't do spells. I'm a wizard at deciphering rap lyrics."
"I thought it had a pretty good story and interesting characters, but I really didn't like the font."
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Not an Entrance/Not An Exit
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"It's that time of year when guys randomly explode."
"Quit worrying about corroborating your sources - it's not as if anyone's going to take all this literally."
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'I meant bring your fishing tackle.'
Management Speak - reading between the lines: "This new role would involve some extra responsibilities." "He wants me too work twice as hard."
"People read too much into everything."
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"So to summarise our qualitative study results... your product is like a 'rainbow of French squirrels followed by a small popping noise'."
What men say/what men really mean.
"You realize, of course, that this means war."
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"That's not the type of ark I was talking about."
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"So Judas is all, show me the money, and JC is all, whatever..."
'I don't think he had a unique view of the world. I think he lost a contact.'
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'No no no - the narrator didn't say that, he said this...'
"There sits the unvarnished truth. Now, how shall we interpret it to our advantage?"
"We can longer be deceptive and misleading any more. We can be either deceptive or misleading, but not both."
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'We'll need a supreme court or something to interpret these.'
"Sure, it's Good News, but is it fake news?"
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"It's my interpretation of the open floor office."
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"Ralph's over-interpreting the data again."
"This section reads, 'The boy king will rule for eternity'... and below that it says 'For a good time call Nefertiti'!"
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