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"The headlock interjects playfulness into the boardroom while still maintaining the corporate hierarchy."
Tags:board, boardroom, boardrooms, board meeting, board meetings, boss, bosses, play, plays, playing, playfulness, headlock, headlocks, corporate, corporation, corporate ladder, corporate hierarchy, hierarchy, fun, jolly, fun environment, authority, superiority, superior, dominate, dominance, coworker, co-worker, colleague, colleagues, set the tone, setting the tone, management technique, management techniques, management style, management styles
"I may be biased, but I believe goat cheese is superior."
"Hey, relax, Ron - the big cutback I'm talking about implementing around here is my chocolate."
"I can't believe their flag isn't even wearing a flag pin."
Tags:neighbor, neighbors, neighborhood, neighborhoods, neighbour, neighbours, neighbourhood, neighbourhoods, patriotic, patriots, patriotism, keeping up with the joneses, idiom, idioms, socioeconomic, culture, cultural, inferior, inferiority, superior, superiority, suburbs, suburbia, flag, flags, comparing, comparison, pride, proud
"Everybody gets a raise."
Tags:conference, conferences, meeting, meetings, board meeting, board meetings, kiss up, kisses up, kissing up, c.e.o., ceo, executive, executives, yes man, yes men, agree, agrees, agreeing, agreement, suck up, sucks up, raise, raises, board meeting, board meetings, conference room, boss, bosses, manager, managers, animal, animals, dog, dogs, superior, superiors, corporate culture, corporate ladder
'Be sure to speak slowly, so it has a chance to sink in. It looks like we're only dealing with semipermeable men-brains here!'
"If you find authority intolerable, remember, you're in good company."
Tags:school, schools, first day of school, kindergarten, kindergartener, kindergarteners, parent, parents, walk, walks, walking, hand, lead by the hand, child, children, son, sons, advice, final words of advice, authority, authorities, teacher, teachers, superior, superiors, superiority, hierarchy, hierarchies, intolerable, intolerant, hate, hates, hating, company, class mate, class mates, class, classes, friend, friends
'And what exactly, your almightiness, is wrong with my attitude?'
"It's from the We Experience Parenthood More Fully Than You collection."
Tags:parenthood, parents, parenting, parent, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, dad, dads, father, fathers, fathered, mothered, new age, hippies, bragging, brag, boast, boasting, superior, superiors, ignorant, head in clouds, babies, baby, raising, raises, child-rearing, family, families, hipster, hipsters
"A low-level person who doesn't mean anything will see you now."
Tags:modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, the doctor will see you now, unexpected, waiting room, waiting rooms, waiting, appointment, appointments, hierarchy, hierarchies, superior, superiors, contradict, contradiction, irony, ironic, bad service, customer service, announce, announcement, announcements
"Care to give to the fund to help save your job?"
Tags:manager, managers, supervisor, supervisors, middle management, upper management, constant, constantly, who do you think you are, who do they think they are, superior, superiority, superiority complex, beg, begging, fund, funds, charity, charity funds, wage, wages, going out of business, out of business, closing down, closing, lay off, lay offs, lay-off, lay-offs, modern world, working world, office drone, office drones, big business, cut, cuts, cut back, cut backs
"The tiny winged beings, Sire, are called gnats."
Tags:ego, oblivious, obliviousness, coddled, coddle, smother, smothered, shelter, sheltered, stupid, stupidity, idiot, idiotic, ignorant, ignorance, gnat, gnats, insect, insects, king, kings, superiority, inferiority, inferior, superior, superiors, inferiors, animal, animals, pest, pests, brain, brains, sire, subject, subjects, end of the nose, end of his nose, unaware
"So long, Bill. This is my club. You can't come in."
Tags:gentlemen, gentleman, men, club, clubs, gentleman's club, exclusive, exclusivity, private, private club, secret, secrets, farewell, farewells, depart, departs, departing, left out, leave out, reject, rejecting, rejection, dismiss, dismissing, dismissal, non-acceptance, smug, smugness, hierarchy, hierarchical, superior, superiority, popular, popularity, self-satisfied
'That's better. ... OK, now you may ask your question.'
Tags:question, questions, questioning, report, reports, reporting, reporter, reporters, reported, beg, begs, begging, begged, demand, demands, demanding, demanded, hard bargain, hard bargains, kissing shoes, licking boots, superior, superiority, celebrity, celebrities, in the bleachers, bleachers, in the bleachers
"It's not enough that I fly first class...my friends must also fly coach."
"You creative types—it's always something."
Tags:creative, creatives, creative types, artist, artists, paintbrush, paintbrushes, disorder, disordered, orderly, ordered, erratic, erratic behaviour, mental health, mental health issue, mental health issues, mental health disorder, mental health disorders, mental health problem, mental health problems, disapprove, disapproving, disapproval, disdain, superior, superiority, crazy, craziness, stereotype, stereotypes, artist stereotype, artist stereotypes
"I contributed a lot to charity when I thought I was going to die."
Tags:rich person, rich people, the one percent, terminal illness, terminal illnesses, terminal disease, terminal diseases, the 1 percent, wealth divide, wealth gap, coping strategy, coping strategies, charity donation, charity donations, charitable donation, charitable donates, charity work, superior, superiority, guilt, judgement day, speeding, self important, self importance, self-important, self-importance
"You might try avuncular."
'You are here.'
"Mary, will you stop this insecure nonsense? I didn't say Gladys was superior to you in any way. I only said I was in love with her, for God's sake."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, argument, arguments, arguing, fight, fights, fighting, conflict, conflicts, insecure, insecurity, insecurities, love, infidelity, cheater, cheaters, extramarital affairs, affair, affairs, better, superior, offensive, insulting, backhanded compliment, backhanded compliments, monogamy
"They're in charge because God gave them more can openers."
Tags:can opener, can openers, can, cans, dog food, feed the dog, feeds the dog, feeding the dog, human, mankind, dominion, dominion over nature, subservient, subservience, feed, feeds, feeding, motivate, motivates, motivating, motivation, master, masters, owner, owners, dog owner, dog owners, superior, superiority, god, authority, authority figure, authority figures, divine right, divine rights
"It wasn't a lie, Sir. It was the Birth of Cubism."
"Which of tonight's specials is the most sanctimonious?"
'Pills and medicine are okay, but really doctor, I don't do shots.'
'Could we have a little chat when you're through here?'