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"We're done - there's nothing left in the world to bastardize."
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"I've decided to outsource my emotional needs."
"We're still the same, great company we've always been, only we've ceased to exist."
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"Pardon us, Harrison, if the board fails to share your enthusiasm for the foliage up in Darien,"
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'You can close rural Post Offices on-line now.'
She collected ceramic pigs. Only one so far, but even that was one too many.
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"One day Merle decided he had enough of politics."
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The European Union cuts itself off from migrants.
'It's about to restart.'
Water the hydrangeas twice a week and trim as needed. The bromeliad only needs to be high-fived on Saturday, but you can give it high and low fives anytime you have a spare moment. Just, whatever you do, don't give it a "too slow" or it will turn inward and begin shutting down.
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"Now, can you remember the way I showed to terminate the session, Luigi?"
'How do you feel about working for a start up?'
'Time for one more?'
"Yes...our haunted house is too scary."
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'He's had a complete career shutdown - get a copy of Marketing Week now!'
Buttons read - OK/Not OK/I'm OK but I still want to cancel.
Going Out of Business Sale
'Sorry I had to keep you on hold for so long Sir. The reorganization caused an appreciable decrease of personnel cost and we have to adapt to the new circumstances.'
Worst case of stress I've ever seen!
'Oh no! I've crashed.'
"The EPA is being shut down."