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"For only five dollars more, the guy let me have the 'Smart Hammer.'"
"Now this baby can hold up to five hundred magnets."
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"And this one is made of ancient crystals that detoxify the air and remove all the money from your pocket."
"Can I interest you in a ledge fund?"
"It's great for quesadillas."
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"Just one lady owner. Only ever used it to run down to the shops and back."
'Do you have it in a smaller size?'
'I think we should have a word with Bob about his sales technique.'
"We can also sell you another remote control to help you locate this model."
"Do you feel like you've been backed into a corner?"
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"You seem like just the kind of guy who would be right at home in one of these fjord explorers."
"Good news! I heard that the sales department had to requisition a stepladder."
"I said, 'Don't worry, I still have a few tricks up my sleeve.' That's when he called my bluff."
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Pushing sales in difficult times
"We lowered the sticker price from here to here."
"Just think, if I keep him we'll never have leftovers again."
"This is our high-traffic, reinforced, heavy-duty model."
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"This one even has a smoking section."
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"I wanted a cute little Italian subcompact. Even took one out for a test drive - but it made my bum look Fiat."
Salesman Sells His Own Clothes To Customer
"It's an epic novel about a guy who's trying to sell his car."
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'He certainly knows how to make a customer feel welcome.'
"Congratulations for selling them the whole ball of wax."
"Now I know many of you still have questions about reverse mortgages...."