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Teacher: 'As an adult you'll probably only use a quarter of what you're taught at school - which brings us to fractions.'
'It's not an accounting breakthrough, Sam. It's wrong.'
'If your cell phone has five hundred minutes, and you use one of them during this class, how long will you be in detention?'
"Maybe it's not a wrong answer - maybe it's just a different answer."
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"Who dealt this mess?"
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'This would be a lot easier, Miss Reed, if you didn't require such pinpoint accuracy.'
'I proved that when you start to count your blessings, you find that they're infinite.'
Does your accountant speak your language?
I often thought that I should have been a weaver of words,someone who danced and sang his way into peoples souls and through my imagination led others into a world of dreams and intoxicating revelry...But auditing offered a much better pension.
'My class can't wait to start multiplication. I made them sign a pledge never to use it for evil purposes.'
"You're warm now, Alec - very, very warm."
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'Sometimes it does, sometimes it doesn't.'
'Could I have some computer time to troubleshoot this problem?'
'What I don't understand is how all three of us managed to get the figures wrong!'
And this is a little ditty I wrote called 'the third quarters profit and loss account' ...Colin often wished that he'd followed his first love and taken up a career as a musician
'I thought 60 was the new 40?'
Do I get extra credit for neatness
'Every week a sum of money the size of this rainforest disappears to service the UK's national debt.'
I want to be an accountant for the government.
Does your accountant share your vision?
"What I don't understand is how all three of us managed to get the figures wrong,"
Lady cleaning hypothesis off blackboard.
How much do we have in the contingency fund...? About half a drawer full.
'If you had £12 in one pocket and £8 in the other, what would you have?'
Math books are a fraction of their cost