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"I'm not from here."
"Happy birthday, Judy. And for all the other employees born in October, November, December or any of the other months, happy birthday to you, too."
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"And the Haves, you might say, are divided into the Gives and Give Nots."
Tags:panhandle, panhandles, panhandling, panhandler, panhandlers, give, gives, giving, donate, donates, donation, donations, beggar, beggars, egging, indifferent, indifference, uncaring, care, cares, caring, giving, spirit of giving, charity, charitable, trickle-down, trick-downs, trickle-down economics, stingy, stinginess
'Are you sure that's all you have to say?'
"Does this come in anything cheap?"
Tags:shop, shopping, shoppers, shopper, clothes shop, clothes shops, clothes store, clothes stores, consumerism, consumer, consumers, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, clothing shop, clothing shops, fashions, trend, trends, cheap skate, cheap skates, stingy, stinginess, poor, inexpensive, cheaper alternative, frugal, frugality, miser, miserly, astute, thrifty, thriftiness
"Paper or plastic?"
Tags:insensitive, insensitivity, saving money, saver, savers, stingy, stinginess, skinflint, skinflints, penny pincher, penny pinchers, cheapskate, cheapskates, cremation, cremations, optional extra, optional extras, cut corners, cutting corners, burial, burials, crematory service, crematory services, dark humour, black humour
'This next request goes out to the big spender who would like to hear 25 cents worth of 'Louie Louie'.'
'Would you care to join my brothers and me at our table? There are five mugs of beer to a pitcher, and five chicken wings to a basket, so it shouldn't cost you a lot of dough for a shot at meeting Mr. Right.'
Two can live as cheaply as one? ....
'Could you put that stuff in the largest basket? . . . It's for my boss.'
'We're sending Barb's grandson a birthday card for his 11th. . . should we put eleven dollars in the card?'
"Sorry for the confusion. By promising you an appreciation lunch, I'm simply allowing you to take one. Be back in thirty minutes."
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'No, he specifically said, 'I want to buy my employees a drink'.'
'A word in your ear about the 'value for money' fleet cars you ordered...'
'How did your finger and thumb get so big?'
"He is stingy. If he is giving gold it's only because prices have hit rock-bottom..."
Tags:gold price, gold prices, slump, slumps, economy, economic, economics, economic downturn, economic downturns, recession, recessions, nativity scene, nativity, stingy, stinginess, miser, misers, cheapskate, cheapskates, nativity story, christmas story, christmas, three wise men, wise men, wise man, three kings, magi, gold, frankincense, myrrh
'This flag cost me thirty bucks. You're nuts if you thought I was going to leave it at the top of that mountain!'
Tags:flag, flags, flagging, flagged, conquer, conquers, conquered, conquering, leave, leaves, leaving, left, tight, tightness, stingy, stinginess, mountain, mountains, mountaineer, mountaineers, mountaineering, mountaineered, hike, hikes, hiking, hiker, hikers, hiked, walk, walks, walking, the flying mccoys, flying mccoys
'I don't care how many times we have to circle the building! I'm not turning the car in until we've used up all the gas I paid for.'
"We demand an extra 12%."
"To retain our staus as an equal opportunities employer...."
"Don't spend big on an engagement ring Son: She'll love any cheap ring as long as it's shiny..."
'Maitland we had a rather splendid retirement party for you last night and someone had the fine idea of asking you to contribute to your retirement gift.'
"Nah, he doesn't need the Heimlich. I just don't like his tip."
How many Scotsman does it take to change a lightbulb?