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The Insanity Plea.
Pollster reads 'opinion meter'.
'Uh oh. I measured the drywall in feet, but you measured it in metric.'
"Hey, I keep putting quarters in the meter, don't I?"
"Sorry, guys, but we'll have to take back your medals. We got feet and meters mixed up."
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'I'm here to read the meter.'
'The big hand is on the 12 and the little hand is on the 4.'
More Useful Doomsayers
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'... and next time you give birth in the back of a taxi, tell the driver to switch off the meter.'
Shakespeare considers alternatives to iambic pentameter
"And next year's model actually feeds the meter for you..."
'I'm getting worried -- we're almost out of quarters!'
Two hour parking - drone enforced.
"Do you have to read the meter right now?!"
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'I'm sure that damned meter reader is on the fiddle, Igor! Have you seen this latest electricity bill?'
'It's safer than chasing cars on the street.'
'The meter's running.'
'But we just fed the meter for another hour.'
'Uh oh, I measured the lumber in feet, but you measured it in metric.'
'I know it's the custom on your planet to not pay for parking up front, but that's not the custom here?'
No double parking.
'Also, could you either validate my parking ticket or give me change for the meter?'