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'When I say 'February' what do you think of? . . . I was hoping for 'Valentine's Day', but I guess that was a long shot.'
"It seems that our Count can't count."
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'I'm going to take your advice and count my blessing, Dr. Kapuchink. Right off the top of my head, I'm sure I can think of at least ten.'
"Are we going to start working with larger numbers? I want to work as a federal budget director."
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'You'll find that math gets easier as you learn how to use a calculator.'
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'Do I get part credit for trying?'
Owl thinks of mathematical equation.
"That's what I get for giving it 110%!"
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"Life, yes - but as for intelligent life, I have my doubts."
'Division is just like addition except you have to use a different button on the calculator.'
'I'm having trouble with math. Is math an acquired taste?'
"We keep Frank around, because if there's a power failure he's the only one who can do anything."
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"There's the evidence of our mouse problem!"
'You still haven't quite got metric figured out, have you?'
'50% of respondents say yes, 40% say no, and 35% are undecided about whether citizens need to be better in Maths.'
"I'd like to explain it to you, sir, but you don't have the math."
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Colin didn't really need a pocket-calculator...he already knew how many pockets he had!
'I thought we were going halves.'
'Do you do take aways?'
'Then...it's gross minus your net...divided by kids under is...plus others who are dependent on you. That's how you get the total dollars.'
"As head of accounting, I have only 2 things to say about these baseless allegations. My procedures are transparent, my staff trustworthy, and my personal competence beyond question."
"His scores are so big these days that he takes his accountant with him to do the adding up."
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"He's on your 'personal computer'. . . his name is Norman and he's really good at mental arithmetic."
"Welcome to Accounting 101 or, as I affectionately call it - A Counting We Will Go!"
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