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"If it's any consolation, he seemed like a bit of a jerk."
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"I love it when Edward shoots from the hip."
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"Sorry I took so long. I went to the bathroom, tried climbing out the window, and got stuck."
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'Do you prefer rosy rhetoric or the plain truth that I'm firing you?'
"Ooh, he's a chinless wonder that one. No need to guess where he gets it from."
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In the dark days, before doctor-patient confidentiality.
'This is a secret family recipe. Speaking of family secrets, you were adopted.'
'Good grief! Aren't you guys extinct yet?'
'Please try to be more tactful with your co-workers...' 'Tact is for people who aren't witty enough to be sarcastic...'
Funeral Directors: 'Morning Madam, why the long face?'
'The only thing worse than this sensitivity training course is that tie of yours.'
"If you ask me, wearing these things only makes them nervous."
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"This is a diplomatic mission of the utmost delicacy. Who's the best man for it- John Foster Dulles or Satchmo?"
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'I'm afraid that your father is dead. Dead as a Dodo.'
Very funny, but I believe the term is 'jet lag,' not 'jet hag.'
'Welcome, welcome! Now what can I get for you to drink? White or r- ...Something else?'
Social Faux Pas: The Ex.
'Some things are better left unsaid but I never know what they are until after I've said them.'
'Easy with the make-up, dear- we don't want you looking like a wino, do we!!'
'If you decide to jump...can I have your lunch?'
"That man who tells those corny long-winded jokes you pretend to laugh at is here."
"Have you tried sharing the food?"
"One of the guards is leaving, would you like to make a contribution to his farewell gift."
"You're the swinging sixties, ain't you?"