"Did you ever start to do something and then forget what the heck it was?"
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“You want a football game? I’ll give you a football game. You want a talk show? I’ll give you a talk show. But, for Pete’s sake, let’s not have all that mindless switching around.”
"I need you to line up by attention span."
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"I do not have a roving eye. I have attention-deficit disorder."
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"Unfortunately, the urine test counted for half of the grade."
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"This prescription for Adderall will help you work hard enough to afford the drug you really need."
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"What if we stow the 'Star Wars' crap for five seconds, Timmy, and get to the geometry?"
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"You have Seasonal Affective Disorder, but your Attention Deficit Disorder will have you up and around in no time."
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Minutes from the Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Support Group
"Rachel! If you can't even stay focused on spreading peat moss, how do you expect to get into law school?"
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