"I'm sorry, sir, but I don't believe you know us well enough to call us the Fed."
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"The starred items are hot and spicy."
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"Take the severance package, Hayward. The rest of the board wanted a ritual slaying."
Tags:scapegoat, scapegoats, scapegoating, scapegoater, scapegoaters, severance package, severance packages, ritual slaying, ritual slayings, golden parachute, golden parachutes, severance deal, severance deals, board, boards, boardroom, boardrooms, businessmen, businessman, office politics, office job, office jobs, office worker, office workers
"The Woofs have it."
"O.K., who can put a price on love? Jim?"
"At this time I'd like to welcome our gold-medallion passengers on board."
"Actually, we all think you're doing a pretty good job. We just feel it would be more fun to have a celebrity for C.E.O."
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"The figures for the last quarter are in. We made significant gains in the fifteen-to-twenty-six-year-old age group, but we lost our immortal souls."
Tags:soul, selling your soul, selling soul, souls, selling, demographic, demographics, greed, greedy, business, businesses, sinful, sins, hell, religion, religions, trends, accounting, accounts, board, boardroom, market, marketing, sales, analytic, analytics, big business, unethical, ethics, immoral, deal with the devil, deals, meeting, meetings, wrong, evil, corrupt, corruption, evils, depraved, devil
Tags:substitute chairman, substitute chairmen, substitute, substitutes, substitute teacher, substitute teachers, bunny ear, bunny ears, prank, pranks, prankster, pranksters, practical joke, practical jokes, joker, jokers, joking, boardroom, boardrooms, board, boards, exec, execs, executive, executives, misbehaving, misbehaviour, misbehavior
"Langsford, will you please stop interjecting quotes from Kahlil Gibran?"
Tags:kahlil gibran, literary quote, literary quotes, novelist, novelists, writer, writers, author, authors, famous author, famous authors, poet, poets, boardroom, boardrooms, annoying habit, annoying habits, irritating habit, irritating habits, elitist, elitists, meeting, meetings, board, boards, board member, board members, businessmen, businessman
"Sure, money may be imaginary - but at least it's got everybody imagining it."
Tags:management, upper management, big boss, boss, bosses, manager, managers, exec, execs, executive, executives, board, boardroom, chief exec, chief executive, chief executives, board member, class, working class, class issues, class divide, class struggle, class struggles, political issue, political issues, tax, taxes, fat cat, fat cats, profit, profits, profitable, profitability, nepotism, corrupt, corruption, financial, white collar crime, capitalism, capitalist, late stage capitalism, taking advantage, advantage
"How about air-quality canaries on every flight?"
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"'Meetingpalooza' sounded better in the brochure."
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"Where are you going with this, Wingate?"
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"It has come to my attention that someone here at management level has given a sucker an even break."
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"While you were on vacation, Zooker, a motion was made and seconded to saw five and a half inches off your chair legs."
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"Now boarding-all the people who pushed their way in front of the people supposed to be boarding."
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"All in favor?"
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"Sage nodding got me where I am today."
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"Now, just a darn minute, Fowler! You're not the only member of this board who was a victim of ritual satanic abuse!"
"Group Five May Now Board"
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"If you are travelling with small children or if you just need a little extra time, we invite you to board the aircraft at this time."
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"It's like texting, but for dead people."
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"But let's not dwell on the past."
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"For the profits of which we are about to partake, we give thanks. Amen."
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