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'Good morning, here's your placebo, I mean medicine... well, I'm fired.'
"I'm just going to hook you up to the machine, so it will look like we're doing something for you."
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"I'm putting you on a stronger placebo."
"That was my doctor. He's afraid if I don't see him, my cold will clear up on its own."
'As it turned out, I was in the group that received nothing but a placebo the whole time.'
'It was a placebo surgery. I cut him open and just stitched him back up. I guarantee his phantom chest pains will be gone.'
"It's a very mild prescription but these Italian frames seem to have a placebo effect"
"It's a warning from the American Hypochondriacs Association -- you've been overprescribing placebos."
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'I'm part of a double-blind study to see how weight loss supplements help people lose weight. I'm guessing I received the sugar pill placebos.'
"I'm not really a doctor. I'm a placebo."
'Well, I guess we're the control group.'
"It looks like we're out of sample placebos."
'Hmm...better go with these.'
'Our trials show that the new drug performs no better than placebo.'
"I'll let you in on a little secret -- every pill on these shelves is a placebo, and I have no formal training."
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'The brand name is $57.50 and the generic is $32, but I can give you the placebo for only $14.95'
'This is only a placebo, but trust me, it works!'
'Turns out the placebo did have side effects. Wings.'
'We'll just mill around till he's asleep, and then send him back up. This operation is actually for a placebo effect.'
'Some people get a placebo meal - inferior, less nutritious ingredients.'
Drugs - 'Placebos' and 'Ex-strength placebos'.
'This is a 'placebo' line. It serves no purpose but it makes us feel good.'
Placebonex: 'Make sure to take it every day, otherwise the effect wears off.'
'This doesn't look good. I'm afraid you've developed an immunity to placebos.'
"With this medication, you may find your voice getting richer and more powerful, but don't worry. It's just a placido effect."
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