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"I know you're one of my friends, but I'm replacing you with a follower."
"Aren't you the old guy in purchasing whose decades of slavish devotion inspired us to replace you with a small army of sycophants?"
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Canada's Mark Carney will be next governor of the Bank of England.
"My name is Bob and I'm looking for a 'Yesirree' man."
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"And another thing, Beckton, I don't recall ever saying, 'Correct me if I'm wrong.' "
"Good news, Connors. I'm elevating you to crony."
"Your lieutenants aren't here. They've all gone to the officer's club."
"When I said I didn't want a bunch of yes-men, I didn't mean that I wanted a bunch of no-men."
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'Great job at today's meeting, Dunwoody. You're finally discovering your own voice as a yes-man!'
'I'm not much of a hunter or gatherer. I'm more of a borrower.'
"I can say 'Yes, sir,' in three different languages."
"I don't mean to keep popping in on you, sir, but I just naturally gravitate toward power."
"Oh, ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha, sir."
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"That will be all, Mallison. I must say I like the way you kept your mouth shut throughout our little talk."
"Nice touch, Jenkins. I like a man who salutes."
Don't worry, Bob. There are some jobs a robot just can't do...like kissing ass.
"We've been accused of being a group of 'Yes' men!"
"I hope you realize you have access to someone with tremendous power."
Rudolph the Brown-nosed Reindeer
"...show some pride in yourself, Larry! We may be bottom-feeders, but we don't suck up to ANYBODY!"
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"My new business model is to ride on the coattails of somebody else's new business model."
"Your resume is impressive, but most importantly...how may years experience do you have as a 'yes man'?"
"So long as you help me feed him you and I will be inseparable..."
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"Timmins, you're weak, spineless...intent on climbing the greasy pole by crawling before your superiors...you;ll do well!"
"We're letting you go Tom...I've found a piece of software that can suck up to me twice as effectively and at a fraction of your salary!"
Tags:redundancy, redundancies, lay off, lay offs, lay-off, lay-offs, downsizing, downsize, downsized, downsizes, salary, salaries, yes men, yes man, suck up, suck ups, sycophant, sycophants, sycophancy, fired, sacked, cost cutting, software, computer program, computer programs, ai, artificial intelligence