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"It seems as if I forgot history and I'm doomed to repeat it."
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"It wasn't until I started getting 'A's' in math that I even realized I was Asian."
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'Assuming present trends continue, the odds are quite good that we'll become the best-informed extinct species on the planet!'
"How can they call this a progress report?"
"Please be advised, first quarter grades may be weaker than expected."
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"My appraisal says disappointing..." "But with a smiley face!"
"With grades like theses, you'll never afford a decent attorney."
'I can't believe it! This is when I sent out a company memo advocating a win-win philosophy.'
'Sorensen will put a positive spin on it, Nissen will issue a denial and Sims will flat out lie about it.'
'I'll give you this, Henderson - you're no worse than anyone else.'
"Hey, Sisyphus, when you've got a minute I'd like to discuss this progress report with you."
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"You got 50% and 45% for accuracy!" "That's over 100%...Yes!"
'Bureau to cut back on bureaucratic paperwork.'
"Dang, I wish she would go back to handing out progress reports again like the rest of them."
"I'm a teacher and I send student progress reports home to their parents. Do you have any stamps commemorating great educators? I try to inspire my students any time I can."
"Carol, help me find my progress report on our transition to a paperless workplace."
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'I'm afraid there'll be a lot of discussion between 'here's my report card', and 'where do I sign'.'
'So, how's our company doing?'
"Progress is going around in the same circle...but faster."
'I prefer to spend my time in less didactic pursuits.'
'I imagine you'd like to hear about my progress...'
'I reckon we have grounds for a libel action, don't you?.'
'The top graph shows the patient's progress. The bottom one's the drug company's share price.'
'Do either of you believe in omens?'
Bureau to cut back on bureaucratic paperwork...