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"It'll be more than just a space achievement, Larry. It'll be a symbol to the world of our abundant way of life."
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"We can't dispense with the formalities, George - there'd be nothing left."
"My position here is largely symbolic."
"Except for the actual sacrifice, all this is largely symbolic."
"Just who does He think He is?!!"
Tags:religion, religions, religious, creation, creationism, creationist, genesis, garden of eden, eden, original sin, sins, eve, adam, god, gods, christian, christianity, christians, the bible, bible, biblical, paradise, garden of paradise, symbolic, symbol, symbols, exile, exiled, who does he think he is
"It's their idea of cute."
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'Say, wasn't that the bluebird of happiness?'
"Our nation hasn't been to war in a hundred years. Where the hell did we get all these medals?"
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"We're looking for a long dining room table that can symbolize the growing chasm between us as our marriage devolves into a black charade of alienation and indifference, for around twelve hundred dollars."
Tags:dining room table, dining room, dining rooms, table, tables, marital problem, marital problems, marriage problem, marriage problems, married life, alienation, indifference, furniture shopping, furniture shop, furniture shops, symbolism, failed marriage, failed marriages, symbolic, failing marriages, charade, charades
The Seder plate at Ye Olde Yankee Inne
DNA strand as a tightrope, symbolising the fine balance of biological existence
"Hey, this is on me!"
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Indian Face Painting
"It probably isn't going to pacify them, Chief."
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Seder Plate Symbols Explained
'I worked very hard and finally got to the top of the ladder... only to find that I'd leaned it against the wrong wall.'
Rest In Peace, Peace...
"Mmm, apple pie—an American icon."
'I'm worried he's going to turn into a reviled symbol for the evils of capitalism.'
'Are you sure this isn't the point in which we should stop following the invisible hand of the marketplace?'
"Let's not send each other cards this year."
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'Our company has hit an iceberg and is sinking fast. Of course, it's all very symbolic.'
"Would you rather be smart or funny?"
Tags:stereotype, stereotypes, cliche, cliches, cliched, stereotypical, trope, tropes, optician, opticians, irony, ironic, dramatic irony, optometrist, optometrists, check up, check-up, check ups, check-ups, checkup, checkups, eye check, eyes, eye doctor, doctor, frame, frames, fashions, fashionable, type, types, type cast, type-cast, glasses, symbol, symbols, symbolic