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"Go ahead, Albertson. Ask Toby for a raise. It'll be cute."
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"He's working out what he can buy when his pay rise comes through."
"I can live on my salary. Why can't you?"
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"And I'm not requesting a pay rise, I'm DEMANDING a pay rise..."
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"I agree you're due for a raise, and when you leave my office, you'll still be due for a raise!"
'A raise isn't possible now, McWit, but because of your continued fine service to us, you may use my parking space whenever I'm on vacation.'
"I know you think this sort of thing is nonsense sir, and I hate to prove you wrong. But according to my crystal ball, you're not going to give me the raise I'm about to ask for."
"We've hiked associate pay substantially, and we will of course need something in return..."
"We can't afford a pay rise but would you be happy to accept a 15% increase in meaningless platitudes about how much your work is valued?"
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"Penny for your thoughts, Willis."
"Since the reorganisation we can't actually afford to pay you. . . but would you be happy with 30% more meaningless platitudes about how much we value you?"
"It's just that I feel like a man trapped inside a woman's salary."
"That's how my boss looks when I ask for a raise."
"I expected a negative response to my request for a pay rise but I didn't expect tear gas!"
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"Of course we value your creativity and insight. We just don't value them very much."
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"We start off at £120 a week, and after six months it goes up to £150."
"The good news is you're getting that raise you requested. The bad news it's going to be spread out over 10 years. Provided you work here that long."
"What efficiency trade-offs are the politicians offering for their pay rise?"
"Don't just jump in and ask for a raise. Break the ice first by telling him a good chicken joke. He loves those."