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"Well, if there's not going to be any bonus, how about some reparations?"
"These kids from the business schools - they know that gold is where it's at."
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"We gave them corn last year!"
"The British are coming. Just sayin'."
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"As long as you're Grant, get me a 7-Up."
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Lincoln's Gettysburg URL Address
'What about the other three fourths of the month?'
"We're just here for a few days to get our names crudely Anglicized, do some shopping, sightseeing—stuff like that."
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"It's from my attorney."
" … on the other hand I can empathize with their desire to come here in search of jobs."
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"That's how you know it's genuine - when you tilt it at just the right angle, you can see George Washington rolling in his grave."
"I'm going to California for the gold. I'm not into nation-building."
"My goodness, I had no idea people from California had ancestors!"
"Say . . . have you folks got your western expansion t-shirts yet?"
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As the tensions of the cold war eased, the threat of total nuclear annihilation was no longer taken seriously...
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"He didn't do squat for cats."
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George Washington's Rowboat Safety Tip #1: 'Sit Down.'
"Yes, Jeffrey, it too brave men to settle the West. But it also took a particular kind of courage to stay right here in Darien."
Custer's first stand
'You're in charge of Homeland Security...do something.'
"Well they look pretty undocumented to me."
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"Hmm...Not quite, Betsy, but the stripes are a good start."
"And this one is listed in the National Register of Historic Places."
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