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"We can't dispense with the formalities, George - there'd be nothing left."
'You need to lose about 30 pounds of gravitas.'
'I'm sorry - Mr. Jenkins, MBA, PhD, MD, Esq. is O.U.T.'
"The receptionist will see you now."
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The simultaneous development of dining and pomposity.
"Pomp, greed, conquest, intrigue—it's been a fun year, hasn't it?"
Tags:king, kings, queen, queens, sovereign, sovereigns, ruler, rulers, monarch, monarchs, monarchy, royal, royalty, history, historical, medieval, pomp, greed, greedy, conquest, conquests, battle, battles, war, wars, intrigue, scandal, scandals, fun, year-in-review, year in review, looking back, reminiscing, memory, memories, good memory, good memories
"The secret to being a cat is to imagine that Hail to the Chief is playing wherever you go."
Pomp and Circumstantial Evidence.
"Any chance of a tidy-up round the back and sides while you're at it?"
'We weren't expecting a Royal visit.....Where's the King?'
'What do you mean you feel proper daft - get over it, woman!'
"I'll see if he's in, sir."
If it says that once more, I'm going to pull it's plug.
'A new era has begun!' - 'He trimmed his beard.'
Do you realise you're talking to the man with the biggest office, the longest desk and the plushiest carpet?
"Oh come on! It's not the first time I've done that procedure!"
Tags:ta da, ta-da, fanfare, trumpet call, bugle, surgery, outpatient surgery, outpatient surgeries, surgical procedure, minor surgery, medical procedures, make a fuss, making a fuss, pomp, pomp and circumstance, create a big to-do, overkill, maiden voyage, premiere, premieres, first time, first timer, perform, performer, milestone, milestones, celebrating a milestone, opening night, surgeon, surgeons