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"I'm rather fortunate. I have no parents, so Medicare is no problem, and I have no children, so the environment is no problem."
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"They're not just my eggs. They're your eggs, too."
Tags:chicken, chickens, hen, hens, cockerel, cockerels, egg, eggs, chick, chicks, children, child, baby, babies, childcare, parents, parenting, parenthood, domestic labour, domestic labor, unequal division of domestic labour, unequal division of domestic labor, father, absent father, fathers, absent fathers, gender roles, gender role, responsibilities, parental responsibilities, shared responsibilities, shared responsibility
"Would you mind repeating my job description?"
Jake is torn between upholding his responsibility to the community and satisfying his canine urges.
Tags:dog, dogs, canine, canines, hose, hoses, fire, fires, fight, fighting, firefighter, firefighters, fireman, firemen, blaze, blazing, blazes, hydrant, hydrants, jake, responsible, responsibility, responsibilities, urge, urges, urging, satisfy, satisfies, satisfying, split, unsure, the argyle sweater, argyle sweater
"With the bump in salary comes a lot more responsibility and my choice of three new stress related illnesses."
Tags:businessman, businessmen, exec, execs, executive, executives, career, careers, big business, corporate, corporation, corporations, day job, offices, office job, office drone, office drones, cubicles, cubicle, offices, office building, office ecology, office politics, modern life, modern world, working life, working world, desk job, desk jockey, pay rise, salary, top up, wage increase, responsibility, responsibilities, stress, stressed, over worked, over-worked, overtime, over time, promotion, careers, career ladder, consequences
"All dogs go to Heaven, because we're not the ones who screwed up."
"Big news, honey. This afternoon they're going to let me sign off on something or other."
'Someday, all of this liability exposure will be yours!'
"Your solution to everything is to show up, do your job, then go home!"
Tags:solution, solutions, do your job, doing your job, career, careers, nag, nags, nagging, chide, chides, chiding, admonish, admonishes, admonishing, wife, wives, husband, husbands, impersonal, worker, workers, workday, workdays, routine, routines, work routine, work routines, routine, routines, answer, answers, responsible, responsibility, responsibilities, scold, scolds, scolding, spouse, spouses
"Did you feed the dog?"
"In five years, I see myself with the same job title, about the same salary, and significantly more responsibilities."
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"It's a big responsibility having green lighted everything."
"I'd like to hear less talk about animal rights and more talk about animal responsibilities."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, argument, arguments, arguing, fight, fights, fighting, conflict, conflicts, animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, bear, bears, animal rights, right, rights, responsibility, responsibilities, chore, chores, housework, lazy, laziness
"You seem to be taking personal responsibility for everything except your bill."
Tags:bill, bills, personal responsibility, responsibility, responsibilities, therapist, therapists, therapy, mental health, anxiety, anxieties, stress, stressed, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, psychiatry, psychiatry, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, counselor, counselors, counsellor, counsellors, counselling, counseling, irresponsible, forgetful, negligent
'Yes, yes, I get the symbolism, Mr. Sanchez. You can wear many hats. Very clever.'
'Well, if no one is willing to take responsibility for it, we'll blame it on climate change.'
Social Protection Safety Net
Tags:safety net, safety nets, social welfare, social protection, society, unjust society, badly designed, bad design, falling through the net, fell through the net, falling through the cracks, fell through the cracks, responsibility, responsibilities, deny responsibility, denying responsibility, pass the balem, pass the buck, social safety net
Not my fault! Not my department! Not my problem! Not my job!
The Easter Bunny in August
Then vs. now
'I like the way you handle responsibility, McWit, so I'm going to blame some stuff on you.'
We agreed that your contract was too complicated so we redrafted it to cover your new responsibilities...
'I'm not here to blame. I'm here to help others blame.'
"If you're ever caught doing something wrong say you take full responsibility and announce you're checking in to rehab."
'Please don't read anything into this but we're putting you in charge of our no-brainer decisions.'