"Don't these fools realize they're violating every principle of feng-shui?"
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"Worst-case scenario? The renovation goes three years and two million dollars over budget, one of you bludgeons me to death with my own hammer, and you both get the electric chair."
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"You're not going to put that there, are you?"
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"I hope we can flip it before the tide comes in."
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Alien looks into an open sewer that is actually a porthole to the universe.
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"Six months from now, some Harvard guy will be standing here looking out this window."
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"Do you mind? I happen to be on the phone!"
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New York Man
"Do you have something more like Alex the Architect?"
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"We begin the day hammering. Then there's 'Regis and Kathie Lee.' Then we do some more hammering, followed by lunch and 'Days of Our Lives,' more hammering, 'Oprah,' and, finally, home."
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"Of all the wet cement, in all the towns, in all the world, she walks in mine."
"I've done my tour of duty on Wall Street."
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"Escher! Get your ass up here."
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"There are Druids and there are Druids."
Newton's Cradle Wrecking Balls
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Construction Worker Class
"See, that's your problem right there - the roof is mostly sugar."
"I take it I'm not the first to notice the race of Hobbit-like people?"
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"Framing is fine, but my passion is drywall."
Your Good Intentions at Work
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A Newton's cradle wrecking ball.
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"Shut up. You could use an Empire waist, too!"
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