"Sometimes it's important to stop whatever break you're taking and just do the work."
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"Recess is over, Your Honor."
Water-main break - "Very serious." - The Times
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"It's been moved that we adjourn for an afternoon nap. Is there a second?"
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"Great news! Your novel is in a medium-size pile in the middle of the floor about four feet from the left side of Oprah's assistant's desk."
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"If I switched to decaf, I'd lose my edge around the water cooler."
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"I never think about cholesterol when I'm on vacation."
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Grim Reaper on a desert island
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"Why don't we take a break? Your testimony is beginning to sound rehearsed."
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"We should get out to the country more often."
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"No, you didn't hear the soft rustle of a sandwich wrapper!"
"Forget it. We're not stopping again."
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A man looks at the shape of some mountains in the distance and is reminded of a line graph.
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"Not much. Just enjoying my post-lunch bounce."
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"The First Robin of Spring Break"
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"I can't believe I didn't think of this before."
Death takes a working holiday.
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"There goes Daddy to the park again! And do you know what he does in the park? He sits! That's what he does. He sits! He goes to the park and just sits!"
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"With four or more kids' meals, you get a shot of bourbon."
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"Waitress's Day Off""
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"The break is set for eleven. Pass it on."
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"If you pay enough, they'll let you swim with whatever animal you want."
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"I've lost two whole millimetres since Tuesday."
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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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"We're here to experience pleasure."
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