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In retrospect, Howard should have taken the raise instead of asking for his own cubicle.
"It's about the possibility of a raise, Mr. Oliphant."
"I understand Senator Quigley was really counting on that raise."
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'Next time, I say let's be proactive and vote ourselves a pay raise before the government shutdown.'
"Pretend to ask for a raise."
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Things Not To Tell Your Kid
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"Everybody gets a raise."
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"I'm not asking for a raise. All I'm asking for is a little warmth and human understanding."
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"It's from the We Experience Parenthood More Fully Than You collection."
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"I can't give you a raise because that would decrease the multiple by which my compensation exceeds yours."
"Why no raise? Because, Fellman, we've been ?scally feckless."
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'Will work for union scale.'
"Your mother and I still think two dollars a week is plenty, but, in an effort to avoid litigation, we're willing to go to two seventy-five."
"You're making more at this firm than anyone else whose brain is the size of a walnut."
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"I can't give you a raise, but I can give you this 'Also Participated' ribbon."
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'...then I said, 'give me a raise, or I quit'.'
"In five years from now I see myself as your boss. Hire me and you get a nice raise."
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'I kind of miss inflation. It was a great excuse to ask for a raise.'
'Bob, according to our company's management policy, you're just about due for a compliment.'
Trying to make ends meet in a parallel universe.
"A signing bonus, a raise, a promotion, a layoff -- you've had an entire career in six months."
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"No, I don't believe youth is wasted on the young. I believe money is."
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'There's no raise with the promotion, but you do get to change your avatar.'
'I'm expecting a big raise this year or, at the very least, to keep my job.'
'The entire staff hates you. Your promotion to management has been a complete success.'