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'Anyway, to make a long story short, the medical examiner who performed your autopsy was fired.'
"Long story short: you're fired."
"You're out, Hodges—it's time to make way for a younger loser."
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"Don't say it – I'll clean out my desk."
December 26th . . . The Returns
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"My leaving Wilkins & Jennings was perfectly amicable. They felt that I should be fired, and I agreed."
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'I.T tells me you've been playing fantasy football on your company computer. I'm afraid we have to let you go.' 'Just for that?' 'That, and stealing my best quarterback.'
"Driftwood, deadwood—what the hell's the difference?"
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"Careful! That's his firing hand."
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"So, you have a family. They'll be a comfort."
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"O.K., which cup is your job under now?"
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"Sit down, Brad—I've got some character-building news for you."
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"Great news, Hodal. You can stop cleaning out your desk. Mullins has agreed to buy everything."
"Thank you for calling the unemployment office. No one can take your call right now, because we've all been laid off."
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"Oh, sure, that could be us tomorrow, but it's him today."
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Businessman Cut Down by Monthly Reports
"Letting someone go is never easy, Peters."
Thought too far outside the box.
'...How can I trust you to handle multimillion-dollar accounts if you can't even spin a basketball on your fingertip?'
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"It's simple enough, Langdon, but I'll explain again. To help pay off the debt that we incurred when we bought this company, we've sold some of you into slavery."
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"Do you have any hand sanitizer."
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"Well, I finally did it - I told my boss you said he should go to hell."
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"I've been at home in a fired capacity."
"Those? They're the ponytails of smart-aleck college boys who couldn't cut the mustard."
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"Mr. Herman, you made me laugh and you made me cry, but you didn't make me money."
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