"I'll pause for a moment so you can let this information sink in."
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"Sounds good. We'll just have to run it by the Hawaiian Shirts."
"No, Thursday's out. How about never - is never good for you?"
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"The meeting will come to order."
"In the interest of increasing revenue this quarter, Evan, here, will be leading an initiative to rip off liquor stores."
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"Impressive, Meyers, but let's stick to your quantitative projections."
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"First of all, this meeting never happened."
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"On the other hand, their accounting procedures are impeccable."
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"Nobody knows anything."
"Why don't I get a job—then we can continue this discussion in my office."
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"Relax, Ashwell. We don't say 'Ka-ching' until the deal is signed."
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"All those in favor of the new me say 'Aye.' "
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"Perkins here, representing taxes."
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"It's been moved that we adjourn for an afternoon nap. Is there a second?"
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"I want to apologise for calling this meeting on such short notice."
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"Look into my heart, get a sense of my soul."
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"Just how long has there been a maraschino cherry at the top of the organizational chart?"
Man with a Clear Conscience
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"Walter! What brings you out to the Ohio office?"
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"Hannibal got elephants over the Alps. Bearing that in mind, somebody think of something."
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"May I offer a very different scenario?"
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"O.K. Will somebody please bring me up to date?"
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"I'm sorry, but Mr. Barclay is not putting up with people like you anymore."
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"I like it. It's dumb without trying to be clever."
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