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'I didn't get the salary increase, but I've been moved one parking space closer to the entrance.'
Massive hike in CEO pay.
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It had taken nine months, but Jim was finally ready to go back into his boss's office and claim his raise.
"I never ask for a raise any more. I just hack into the boss's computer and give myself one."
"For the first year, you get a cost-of-living raise every three months. Then, you hit the donut hole."
"I was thinking of giving you a raise, Caldron. But, then I decided I think too much."
"I can live on my salary. Why can't you?"
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"I'm glad you like your starting salary, Bradford. You'll be getting it for a long, long time."
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"I can't give you a raise, but how 'bout a shout-out on Yelp?"
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'Henry - are you still complaining about Justin Bieber, or are you watching the president's tour?'
'Instead of raising the minimum wage, we should lower to $4.00 an hour and create more jobs. Plus, low wages would encourage car pooling.'
1863: The president calls for raising the minimum wage for slaves from $0.00/hour to something/hour.
"I let you work 70 hours a week but why should I give you a raise? You don't have enough free time to spend the money anyway!"
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"Who gave you permission to ask for a raise?"
"We demand an extra 12%."
"The company nurse sent over Henderson because he has a pay raise deficiency."
"That's right. An increase in your title!"
"Don't even bother asking for a raise. He'll just tell you to go to Hell."
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'Now, isn't this big hug much better than a lousy pay increase?'
'With my new promotion, I can move us into a bigger shoe.'
"Guess how long it's been since I've had a salary increase."
'My husband is an MP, he's going to need a much bigger wallet than this...'
'We raised the price, so at least as far as we're concerned it's new and improved.'
'A raise isn't possible now, McWit, but because of your continued fine service to us, you may use my parking space whenever I'm on vacation.'