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"As for me, I could stand a little global warming."
"I used to be 'Unemployed Larry." But no more! Now I am 'Citizen Larry,' and over the next few months I will seek the bright light and open spaces of this beautiful country and ask for the wise counsel of its people."
"Anyway, I bet there's a book in it."
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"Losers outnumbered gainers today. Still, they all played the game."
Tags:doesn't matter if you win or lose, how you play the game, how you played the game, participation, tv, tv news, news, television, televisions, business, businesses, sport, sports, anchor, anchors, anchorman, anchormen, reporter, reporters, journalist, journalists, journalism, sports journalist, sports journalists, sports journalism, looking on the bright side, glass is half full, positive, good attitude, positivity
Pollyanna, the Hamster
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"There, you see? With the ice melting he can't hide from us. And you said global warming was a bad thing."
"Okay. So the numbers don't add up. At least the words are spell checked."
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"Try not to think of it as a box, but rather an environmentally neutral, biodegradable, single person unit of accomodation!"
"Well on a positive note, the cuts to the furniture budget have given me thighs of steel!"
"It's a beautiful day except for the murders."
"Quit complaining. In these times, most people would be happy to have your job security."
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"Don't think of us as losing our jobs. Think of us as swelling the ranks of the unemployed."
"On the other hand I never have attended nor will I ever attend a sales meeting.''
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"Looking on the bright side, we should get fifty quid for the lawnmower."
Tags:landslide, landslides, landslip, landslips, rock slide, rock slides, mudslide, mudslides, rockfall, earth fall, erosion, coastal erosion, sea erosion, cliff, cliffs, cliff top, cliff-top, residences, residence, home by the sea, seaside, seaside home, seaside residence, make the best of it, look on the bright side, making the best of it, looking on the bright side, best of a bad deal, living on the edge, lawn, grass, garden, gardens, lawnmower, lawnmowers, optimist, optimists
"And if what they say about global warming is true you should have year round use of the pool by 2075."
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"On the bright side, ever since the layoff and my divorce it's been much easier to balance work and family."
Tags:business, businessman, businessmen, layoff, layoffs, laid off, laid-off, fired, out-of-work, unemployed, unemployment, relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, unhappy marriage, unhappy marriages, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, divorce, divorces, divorcing, split, splits, splitting, separation, separations, separating, breakup, breakups, breaking up, break up, break ups, break-up, break-ups, family, families, kids, kids, child, children, work-life balance, bright side, looking on the bright side, optimism, optimist, optimists, optimistic, bad luck, misfortune
"I'm just grateful we were able to turn our pants into shorts."
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"Still, you've got to admit our being swallowed by a fish has its humorous aspects!"
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"I've learned something in this trial. My firm needs to hire that prosecutor."
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"The good news is I was given a stainless steel knife as a present from my boss..."
'Just look at this filth and vandalism, Judith. Course, I guess we should just be thankful we live in a world where asterisk, ampersand, pound sign, exclamation mark is as vulgar as it'll ever get.'
"Just be glad we had the boat on the roof!"
"Sadly...that's the diagnosis, Mister Patowski...what do you think?"
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"The pizza came late and it was cold!"
"I'm a lucky guy."
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