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"Teamwork is essential here. Without it, we couldn't blame others for our mistakes."
"Of course, once you're a scapegoat you long to be dead wood again."
"Day 431: I finally caught a glimpse of the elusive scapegoat."
"Take the severance package, Hayward. The rest of the board wanted a ritual slaying."
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"Well, I didn't leave it open. I'm tired of always being the scapegoat!"
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"They think it was an oversight by our oversight committee that caused the recent problems."
"I'm not worried because somehow all this is your fault."
"There's no one to blame but myself. I wish I had a little brother."
"My Dad taught me everything I know...so don't blame me!"
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'It's not as bad as it looks! It's essential training, I think some of them quite enjoy it. A bit like a horror movie.'
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Ship's officers blaming each other for boat sinking.
"Relax, here at Smith, Baker and Moore, we never place more blame on you than you can handle."
"Ellen, who haven't I blamed something on this week?"
"Congratulations! You've been promoted to next in line to be thrown under the bus."
"It's time to stop blaming everything on the Tartars, Mr. Ragner."
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'We're going to need to find a scapegoat.'
Scapegoat: In case of emergency
"You like to take credit for other people's successes, and blame others for your mistakes. Woodly, you have management potential!"
Business cartoon showing a business man headed toward 'blame'.
'Although there is more than enough blame to go around, I move we consolidate it all on Dave. All those in favor?'
'Let's try to fix the problem rather than cast blame. Turn the chart clockwise until I say 'stop'.'
"The project must be failing! The manager just suggested I take all the credit for it!"
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'We're going to need one or two volunteers. Any scapegoats?'
"I've played all the positions - midfield, defense, scapegoat."
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