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"I went out on a limb to hire you. Dolan."
Tags:monkey, monkeys, out on a limb, going out on a limb, risk, risks, taking risks, risk taker, risk takers, hiring process, new employee, new employees, mistake, mistakes, bad employee, bad employees, disappointment, disappointments, play on words, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, offices, office job, office jobs, office work, office worker, office workers
"It's a balloon reminder that all joy is fleeting."
Tags:street art, street artists, clown, clowns, circus clown, circus clowns, sad clown, sad clowns, balloon, balloons, party balloon, party balloons, ruined childhood, let down, let-down, child, kid, kids, childhood, childrens entertainers, children's entertainers, childrens entertainer, children's entertainer, part clown, part clowns, depression, depressed, misery, miserable, existential, existential crisis, birthday, birthdays, birthday party, birthday parties, joy is fleeting
"Please forgive us for being so late- we had parking issues."
Tags:parking, city parking, bad parking, driving, driver, drivers, city life, city living, urban life, dinner party, dinner parties, modern life, late, delay, delays, delayed, modern times, cocktail party, cocktail parties, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, guest, guests, dinner guest, dinner guests
"I graduated from film school,but you don't see me trying to make movies!"
Tags:film, films, movie, movies, film school, film industry, movie industry, script, scripts, worthless degree, worthless degrees, worthless qualification, worthless qualifications, give up, giving up, disappointment, disappointments, let down, let downs, let-down, let downs, creative job, creative jobs, creative career, creative careers, killjoy, killjoys
"Could you run those numbers by me again? I was thinking of an old love."
Tags:board meeting, board meetings, business meeting, business meetings, old love, old romance, old romances, romantic, romantics, distracted, distraction, distractions, lazy, laziness, unprofessional, professional, board member, board members, shirk, shirking, shirker, shirkers, account, accounts, paying attention, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs
"I, of course, meant seven business days."
Tags:god, gods, creation, creationism, creationist, creationists, beginning of the universe, creation of the universe, big bang, the big bang, the big bang theory, seven days, 7 days, genesis, book of genesis, the book of genesis, business days, business week, delivery, deliveries, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, disappointment, disappointments, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
"I thought it came with an acorn."
Tags:squirrel, squirrels, cocktail bar, cocktail bars, bartender, bartenders, cocktail, cocktails, disappointment, disappointments, disappointing, let down, let-downs, let-down, let downs, acorn, acorns, little umbrella, little umbrellas, martini, martinis, cocktail olive, cocktail olives, fussy, fussy customer, fussy customers, bar
"O.K., you could have been great. Now get off the bar."
Tags:bar, pub, ambition, ambitions, dream, dreams, hopes and dreams, ski jump, ski jumping, ski jumper, ski jumpers, ski-jump, ski-jumping, ski-jumper, ski-jumpers, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, disappointment, disappointments, disappointing, hopeless, hopelessness, show off, show offs, show-off, show-offs
"A grey suit, beige tie, brown shoes and a wristwatch. What are you wearing?"
Tags:offices, office job, office jobs, office work, office worker, office workers, desk job, desk jobs, business dress, business clothes, suit, suits, monotony, monotonous, work appropriate, what are you wearing, flirt, flirts, chat up line, chat up lines, chat-up line, chat-up lines, modern life, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, disappointment, disappointments
"We can't imagine what a spider thinks, Louisa, because it's a whole different life style."
Tags:parent, parents, mother, mothers, mum, mums, mom, moms, parenting, parenthood, child, kid, kids, child, daughter, childhood, spider, spiders, spiders web, spiders webs, spider's webs, spider's webs, life style, life styles, daughter, daughters, imagine, imagination, let down, let-down, reject, rejected, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, insect, insects, arachnid, arachnids, identity, individual identity, identities, sociology, theory of mind, levels of mind, empathy, empathize, empathise, empathizing, empathising, relate, relating
"I went to medical school with the guy who almost came up with a cure for what you have."
Tags:doctor, doctors, md, mds, gp, gps, clinic, clinics, doctors clinic, doctor's clinics, cure, cures, medicine, medicines, false hope, medication, medications, medicate, let down, let-down, disappoint, disappointment, disappointments, dissapointed, general practitioner, general practitioners, patient, patients, hospital, hospitals, diagnosis, diagnose, taunt, taunting, tease, teasing, medical school, medical schools, medical college, medical colleges
"You are an obsession, just not a single minded obsession."
"We're paying you to dance and be fun, not to drink a mope."
Tags:drunk, drunks, drinker, drinkers, heavy drinker, heavy drinkers, employee, employees, bad employee, bad employees, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, disappointment, disappointments, deflating, deflation, tube man, tube men, greeting, greetings, greeter, greeters, car salesman, car salesmen, skydancer, skydancers, air dancer, air dancers
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Stabbed in the Back
"He said eat some grass and call him in the morning."
Tags:dog, dogs, puppy, puppies, pet dog, pet dogs, dog lover, dog lovers, pet, pets, dog owner, dog owners, mans best friend, man's best friend, doctor, doctors, md, mds, m.d.s, m.d., gp, gps, g.p.s, g.p., general practitioner, general practitioners, medical check up, medical check ups, clinic, clinics, doctors clinic, doctors clinics, doctor's clinic, doctor's clinics, grass, eat grass, eating grass, disappointment, disappointments, let down, let downs, let-down, let downs, insensitive, insensitivity
"I was great in high school."
"Unfortunately, a tiny percentage of the drones are opposed to violence."
Tags:modern warfare, modern weapons, drone, drones, conscientious objector, conscientious objectors, pacifist, pacifists, pacifism, anti war, anti-war, flower power, hippy, hippies, modern tech, modern technology, modern technologies, inconvenient, inconvenience, inconveniences, let down, let downs, let-down, let downs, artificial intelligence, military drone, military drones, unmanned combat aerial vehicle, ucav, combat drone, combat drones, drone strike, drone strikes
"I understand you see yourself in legal, but we see you as a large cuddly stuffed toy."
Tags:dino, dinos, dinosaur, dinosaurs, career ladder, the career ladder, career progression, stuffed toy, stuffed toys, stuffies, legal, lawyer, lawyers, attorney, attorneys, hopes and dream, ambition, ambitious, ambitions, aspiration, aspiration, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, disappointment, disappointments, legal profession, the legal profession, paralegal, paralegals, legal assistant, legal assistants, patronise, patronising, patronize, patronizing
"My whole life stretches out before me as a series of egg-white omelettes."
Tags:middle age, middle aged, mid life crises, mid-life crisis, diner, diners, existential crisis, omelette, omelettes, egg white omelette, egg white omelettes, hopeless, hopelessness, boring, bored, boredom, pointless, pointlessness, egg yolk, egg yolks, disappointment, disappointments, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs
"You never really know how boring the sky is till you see it up close."
"Great news! I found someone to feed your cats."
Tags:lawyer, lawyers, attorney, attorneys, cat, cats, pet cat, pet cats, cat lover, cat lovers, priorities, bad priorities, wrong priorities, let down, let-down, let down, let downs, incompetent, incompetence, disappointment, disappointments, legal representation, prisoner, prisoners, prison, prisons, jail, jails, legal aid
"I was hoping that heaven might be, you know, more transcendent."
Tags:heaven, heavenly, cubicle, cubicles, worker, workers, desk job, desk jobs, angel, angels, office assistant, office assistants, transcend, transcends, underwhelm, underwhelms, underwhelming, dream job, dream jobs, disappointment, disappointments, disappoint, disappoints, let-down, let-downs, expectation, expectations, high expectations, raising expectations, surprise, surprises, unpleasant surprise, unpleasant surprises, eternity, white collar, white collar job, office worker, office workers
"For Christmas we're making a contribution in your name to some charity or other."
Tags:charity, charities, charitable donation, charitable donations, charity donation, charity donations, christmas spirit, the christmas spirit, work present, work presents, disappointment, disappointments, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs offices, office job, office jobs, office work, office worker, office workers, christmas, christmas time, modern life, philanthropy, philanthropist, philanthropists