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"I have my standards even if they're only industry standards."
"One of us has to draw the line somewhere, and I draw the line at mall sushi."
Tags:marriage, married, married life, old married couple, husbands and wives, husband and wife, husband, husbands, wife, wives, argue, argued, argument, arguments, arguing, argues, fight, fighting, fights, bicker, bickering, bickered, feeling, feelings, hurt feelings, hurt felling, couple, couples, communication, communicate, communication skills, marriage counselling, counselling, counsellor, advice, help, draw the line, drawing the line, sushi, eating out, out to eat, low standard, low standards, expectation, expectations, lowered, food crime, food crimes, foodie, foodies, food lover, food lovers
"How would I rate on a scale of one to ten?"
Mr. Clean Enough
Tags:hygiene, hygienic, clean, cleaner, cleanliness, cleaning, chore, chores, household, household chores, housekeeping, house keeping, vacuum, vacuuming, hoover, hoovering, dusting, dust, dirt, grime, house, home, homes, good enough, reasonable, expectations, standard, standards, high standards, low standards, lower expectations, low expectations, high expectations, realistic, realistically
'We'll keep your application on file and if we ever lower our standards...'
"Still, this beats my old job working at Wal-Mart."
Tags:retail, working in retail, christmas time, christmas, christmas job, christmas jobs, elf, elves, santas elves, santa's elves, santas workshop, santa's workshop, bad job, bad jobs, job satisfaction, new job, new jobs, low standards, modern life, modern attitudes, low pay, minimum wage, underpaid, bad management, working conditions, working hours, workers rights
"Just keep reminding yourself that canned is better than dry."
Tags:dog, dogs, puppy, puppies, pet dog, pet dogs, dog lover, dog lovers, pet, dog food, pet food, bad food, canned dog food, dry dog food, disappointment, disappointments, staying positive, positivity, low standards, false expectations, pets, dog owner, dog owners, mans best friend, man's best friend
Neither lethargy, indifference, nor the general collapse of standards will prvent these couriers from eventually delivering some of your mail.
Tags:post office, postal service, us postal service, united states postal service, u.s. postal service, united states postal service, delivery, deliveries, motto, mottos, indifferent, indifference, postal employee, postal employees, post office worker, post office workers, misdelivered, misdelivery, wrong delivery, wrong deliveries, low standard, low standards
"Hi!- standards need lowering?"
Tags:expectations, reality, low expectations, high expectations, low bar, high bar, lower the bar, lowering the bar, low standards, lower standards, high standards, low maintenance, realistic, realist, realistically, realism, self help, self-help, advice, advise, complacent, complacency, self acceptance, self-acceptance, reasonable, self esteem, self-esteem, frank, frankness, honest, honest, hard truth, hard truths, read, reading, discipline, self development, development, patience, patient, reader, books, book lover, book lovers, book worm, book worms, bookish, book
J. Woogie - 20 Years in Public Service and Was Never Indicted
Tags:corruption, political corruption, corrupt politician, corrupt politicians, indict, indicts, indicted, indictment, indictments, public servant, public servants, public service, statue, statues, politician, politicians, conflict of interest, conflicts of interest, low bar, low bars, low standard, low standards, honest politician, honest politicians
"'Good' is not enough."
Tags:perfectionist, perfectionists, parent, parents, parenting, father, fathers, dad, dads, abuse, abusive, harsh, authoritarian, authoritarians, art, artist, artists, artistry, painting, paintings, good, good enough, perfectionism, grade, grades, grading, good grade, good grades, bad grade, bad grades, high standard, high standards, low standard, low standards, overbearing
'You'll marry me? Really? Then forget it! I can't be with someone who's standards are that low!'
"If we did hire you, would you be willing to lower your standards to our level?"
Tags:businessmen, businessman, business ethics, corporate ethics, corporate culture, business culture, personnel, hr, human resources, job interview, job interviews, interviewer, interviewers, job candidate, job candidates, moral standards, ethical standards, low standards, high standards, high standard, low standard
"Somehow I thought the whole thing would be a lot classier!"
Tags:heaven, angels, angel, god, religion, religious, death, dying, dead, died, dump, trash, trashy, ugly, lame, rough around the edges, cosmological, transcendent, spirits, saints, afterlife, unexpected, high expectations, low standards, high standards, bible, myth, mythology, broken sign, church, churches, priests, priest, expectations, posh, expectation
"He's either a bum or a journalist!"
'I was caught between a raised bar and a lowered standard.'
"How does drinking help with your brainstorming ideas?"
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Colin had standards, and not eating 'own brand' food was one of them.....
"Standards? - You have STANDARDS?"
"Even Joe has SOME standards."
'If you want me to be a good boy, you're going to have to lower your standards.'
" ....you didn't say wanted one that worked."
'I know you have low self-esteem, but I think you can do better.'
Clancy Strip:Bad Service at the Diner