"You didn't tell me Tuscany doesn't have cable."
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"Excuse me, Doc, my attention wandered. What type of deficit disorder did you say I had?"
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"It lets you hold the President's attention for a few extra seconds before he wants to change channels."
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"O.K., just one more and then I've got to get on with my life."
"If you were to boil your book down to a few words, what would be its message?"
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"I figure we can blue-screen the kids in later."
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"Oops! Wrong plug."
"We'd like to start out being very involved with you but eventually be drawn away to much more interesting cases down the hall."
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"I need you to line up by attention span."
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"Stay away from him. He has an unbelievably long attention span."
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"The internet wants to destroy your productivity."
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"I'm listening - I just need to chase this insect real quick."
"What would you recommend to hold a seven-year-old girl's attention in a car from East Seventy-eighth Street to Bridgehampton?"
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"Give me liberty, or give me just one sec."
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Al by Jud Johnson
"I'll now show the doodles form the last committee meeting."
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"Yo! - try to stay focused."
"Are you listening to me?"
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Minutes from the Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Support Group
Slow Texters' Lane
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"I'll be walking by your door in a second if you want to try to get my attention."
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"He's a good man, but he's prone to reverie."
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"Lady Fowler, how long has your husband been missing?"
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"The notion that *CRUNCH* architectural *CRUNCH CRUNCH* forms can *CRUNCH* express anything may *CRUNCH* seem difficult *CRUNCH* to *CRUNCH CRUNCH* grasp at *CRUNCH* all,"
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