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In retrospect, Howard should have taken the raise instead of asking for his own cubicle.
"I understand Senator Quigley was really counting on that raise."
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"I can't give you a raise because that would decrease the multiple by which my compensation exceeds yours."
"Why no raise? Because, Fellman, we've been ?scally feckless."
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"So I guess it comes down to whether it's you or me, and I guess it's me."
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"You're making more at this firm than anyone else whose brain is the size of a walnut."
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"I can't give you a raise, but I can give you this 'Also Participated' ribbon."
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"O.K., if you can't see your way to giving me a pay raise, how about giving Parkerson a pay cut?"
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'The entire staff hates you. Your promotion to management has been a complete success.'
'Sorry, Morgan, I can't give you a raise. I'm suffering from compassion fatigue.'
'You know we can't give you a raise right now, but I'll put you on the honor roll.'
"You should work for a non-profit, dear. You have a lot of experience at that."
'Your promotion comes with longer hours with no extra pay. Welcome to middle management.'
'You want paid a lot, we'll pay you a little. You want to start off at the top, we'll start you off at the bottom. When can you start.'
'If you really must know, I didn't give you a bonus this year because you're small,weak and I know I can take you.'
'There's no increase in salary, but once a month you will get a whack at the company pinata.'
"The salary is negotiable, take it or leave it."
"So do I take it that's a 'NO' to the pay rise?"
"Oh, I can be dependable, and for another £200 a week, I can be productive too."
"It's all very well to argue the case for the unions but in the cold hard light of day I think it's fair to ask what have the unions ever done for us?"
'I'd like to pay you what you're worth, but I can't. There's a minimum wage law.'
'It's called the 'Ask your boss for a raise' diet.'
'How did the staff take the news that you gave yourself another raise?'
"Business has been so good that I can now pay you a salary...mom!"
'I can hire 2 illegal immigrants on the pay raise you're asking for!'