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Victoria's pre-marriage questionnaire continues...'Last one, Joe...I promised myself I'd only marry the man who could correctly finish this sentence...The perfect man is...'
'I'm sorry Adam, but you're ugly... I mean we all are, but especially you.'
"Do you want to be ridiculously enmeshed?"
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"And, Cath- even if you say no, I want you to know that you'll always be the template."
"And I can't possibly support you, so you won't have to leave all this."
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"I made a straightforward proposal, Moira, and all I ask is a linear response."
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Beltway Car Pool"Under the proposal, regional 'health alliances'—essentially, giant insurance-buying pools—would collect money from employers and individuals and in return offer them a variety of competing health plans. A national health board would control the alliances' budgets and prevent them from raising insurance premiums over a certain amount. Cool!"
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"I have the first sergeant's permission to speak to the commanding officer. I am in love with your daughter, sir, and would like to marry her."
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"Can I ask you a personal question?"
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"I take it, General Sedgewick, you're about to propose a surgical strike."
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"Sorry, Wendy, but a simple 'yes' is not good enough. I want a mandate."
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'Your proposal is written with clarity and conviction. Send it up to legal for obfuscation.'
"I'm rich, you're thin. Together, we're perfect."
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"I appreciate your offer, but I was really hoping to marry a doctor."
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"O.K., Let's try this scenario..."
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'Could we finish these negotiations via e-mail? That will allow me to think before I respond to your proposals.'
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'No, I don't mind taking time out of my busy schedule to listen to your preposterous proposals for employee incentives. After all, until just now you were a much valued member of staff.'
"Marry me, Virginia. My genes are excellent and, as yet, unpatented."
"I'm fond of you, Dave, I really am, but you're just not tough enough on crime."
"I'm looking for a man who doesn't want anything to do with the wedding planning."
'Can't you see? This isn't a real offer! They're just tossing us a bone!'
"Charles, would you be my vintner?"
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"I'm sorry, Jim. I love you, but I hate Vermont."