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Moses and the Screenwriter: 'Accurate-Shmaccurate...if you want this story to sell, it needs some punching up.'
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"What's the right age to tell him he's stuffed?"
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"Mind you I wouldn't be telling you all this if you weren't asleep."
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"I ain't showin' nothin', and I ain't tellin' nothin'."
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"I find you can tell a lot about the economy just by looking at people's shoes."
'Pick up your feet when you walk.'
'All the tellers are nuns.'
'Don't talk to any strange lawyers.'
"I liked it better when it was 'don't ask, don't tell the New York Times'."
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Great Coaching Is about Sharing Not Telling...
'Let me tell you about the three little pigs - First, they weren't all that little...'
'Sorry, Jimmy... our school has a strict 'don't show, don't tell' policy!'
"Please stop telling me I'm wrong ... I get enough of that at home."
Stephanie could read minds, but only at a Grade Three level.
"Who has a positive work story to share?"
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'...I didn't think you'd get on the bus to tell me.'
"I'm only going to t'pub out of a sense of duty - the landlord saw me walk past t'other day on my way t' Red lion."
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'It refers to my executive bonus.'
'Was 'don't ask, don't tell' overturned because it's impossible to keep a secret on social networking sites?'
'This one is for 'don't ask, don't tell', and this new one is for asking and telling.'
'No one I told had any idea you were wearing a toupee.'
'Does 'pass the ketchup' have a question mark?'
'What would a guru with more wisdom and intelligence than me tell this guy?'
'How I allegedly spent my summer vacation.'