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"Twenty years ago, I invited you in for a nightcap. I now retract that invitation."
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"They're going to print a retraction - your desserts are not inconsistent."
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"With the money we'll save by shutting down quality control, we can issue some truly spectacular apologies."
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"It appears to be a heroic hunting epic followed by a retraction."
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47 days without retracting, misspeaking, or backpedaling.
"It's a hard thing to admit, but 'the sky is falling' was fake news all along."
'Okay, okay... I take it back! Your scrubs don't make your gut look even fatter!'
"Following my usual procedure, I'll issue a statement at 2 PM, a clarification at 3 and a retraction at 4."
'We've discovered the first retraction.'
'At the end of last week's program I enjoined our viewers to have a good day. Now, on the advice of counsel, I wish to retract that statement.'
'WELL, that certainly was a frank discussion! Shall we proceed to the inevitable apologies, retractions and clarifications?'
It's a combination word processor and food processor, in case you have to eat your words.
'Annie's Gatorade - no animals were harmed in the making of this drink!'
"...Oh wait, it's just my reflection."