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"More Château de Costco?"
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"Fifty is plenty.". . . "Hundred and fifty."
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"I see your consumer confidence remains undeterred."
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Bob didn't have much disposable income. But somehow he still managed to throw away a little each week.
"I'm still spending a lot of money, but I'm spending it ironically."
'We were just keeping up with the Joneses. How was I supposed to know the Joneses were keeping up with the Rockefellers?'
"The fifty-five-gallon drum is completely filled with pennies, sir. Should it be taken to the bank?"
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'Why open a savings account? Look at all that change in the ashtray.'
'You've frittered your life away on beer and skittles!'
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"This putt is worth $75,000 - certainly more than enough for a decent suit of clothes, a haircut and a set of real golf clubs!"
Tags:golf, golfs, golfing, golfer, golfers, professional, professionals, attire, suit, suits, haircut, haircuts, golf club, golf clubs, pro golfer, pro golfers, professional golfer, professional golfers, professional golfing, golf tour, golf tours, cheap, cheapskate, cheapskates, spendthrift, spendthrifts, thrifty, save money, saves money, saving money, money-saving, cost-saving
"Maybe two can live as cheaply as one, but not if SHE'S one of them!"
'It's like a regular pair of pants, but they have asbestos pockets so money won't burn a hole in them.'
"So, when did you first have these overwhelming urges to spend �100s on therapy?"
Throwing away your disposable income
Do you have a 'back from holiday' loan?
The road to bankruptcy is a wide-open buyway.
'I understand you rented a limo to get here...'
'You didn't realise she was so expensive? The clue is in the name!'
I intend running up some bills.
"He left you ten million each. Goodness knows what he did with the bulk of it!"
Throwing Money Away
'It's the wife's birthday - do you have greeting cards to be checked out?'
'He said the secret to happiness is to accumulate as much money as possible, by any means, and spend it wildly. I can't believe I've been on the right path all along.'
"It's my birthday, do you want to see what you brought me?"