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"No problem, sweetheart; danger is my business."
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'I'll take the case,' I said. Or did I? I fear I'm no longer able to differentiate between interior and exterior monologue.'
"Damn it—I told them I was too well known for undercover work!"
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Rocky Road, Private Eye
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"It was Saturday night. The clock on my office wall showed the time to be eleven-forty-five. There are times when a private eye does not necessarily feel like being a private eye. This was one of those times. The elevator door down the hall clanked open with a clank familiar to anyone on the fourth floor who had had an office on the fourth floor for as long as I had had an office on the fourth floor. Footsteps came down the darkened hall and stopped outside my door. They were the footsteps of a
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"Seen my gumshoes, doll?"
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"I thought I'd clouded that rodent's mind..."
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"I want you to follow my husband everywhere he goes and nag him."
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'I let Facebook and My-Space do most of the leg work. I just park outside houses wearing a trilby.'
'Do you really care about my opinion or am I just a random sample?'
"It's not the first time this cartoonist has struck, Watson. I've seen this signature before."
"I'm afraid as a result of managements' reorientation of forward facing patientcentric resource functions...you're going to have to make your own way to the toilet."
"Fetch it yourself."
"You're gonna be happy to learn your husband's annual overnight disappearances have a perfectly innocent explanation, Mrs. Claus."
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'That isn't true Mrs. Jones, I can find my ass with both hands. And if you want me to prove it, it'll be $150.00 a day, plus expenses.'
'There is indeed icing missing...and our suspect has a very rough tongue.'
"You can tell the private detective you hired to follow me that he can go home if he wants."
'Your husband was just in here. He wants me to investigate you, because he thinks you're cheating on him.'
'Business was slow, slower than a fat tortoise with a limp. The phone hadn't rung for so long I thought it must be out of order. The new competition was good, very good. Who was this 'Google' guy?'
"It's not my usual line of work but seeing as how it involves Elves.."
"You know I can totally hear your internal monologue, right?"
"We've picked up a tail."
'Private eye', 'Private ear', and 'Private nose'.
Cyclops Private Eye: No Clue. . . Clue.