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'Face it, we're never going to reach a consensus.'
"Someday, son, all this will belong to Bill Gates."
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'No more mergers until I get this one cleaned up.'
"I've been researching a little furniture company that I'd like to rearrange."
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"Did you know that 'decimate' means kill just one out of every ten?"
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Stop signs take over yield signs.
"Rumour has it that you're after my job."
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Acquisition Fever Hits The Girl Scouts
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Following the Cash Crop
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"And, in a move sure to attract the attention of regulators, the private sector made a bid to acquire the public sector."
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'Well, back to the old drawing board.'
'The Final Merger'
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"Frankly, I never dreamed the take-over would be half this friendly."
'Man, I hate it whenever some big conglomerate comes along and decides to check us out!'
'Under New Management- Everybody must go!'
"I'd be upset, too, if they replaced my golden parachute with a dirty rolled-up carpet."
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"'Seizing control?' Is that the thanks you give a parent company?"
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'Gentlemen, I have every confidence that our merger will prove to be highly compatible and harmonious.'
"Oh, why doesn't everybody just merge with everybody else and get it over with?"
"I was able to negotiate it from a hostile takeover to an uneasy alliance."
"I couldn't help noticing we both seem about to grab the same little company."
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'Manager. . . Commander. . . Chieftain. . . King!'
'Takeover is such a harsh word, Harris, let's just say that your people are now my people.'