"Listen, everybody feels a little depressed around this time of year!"
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"Happy Mother's Day, Mom. And ditto for Thanksgiving and Christmas."
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The Perfect Holiday Card
"I see. And precisely what methods did you use to determine that my client was a 'bad boy'?"
"Why don't we make it simple this year, and just give everyone the finger?"
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"Still, this beats my old job working at Wal-Mart."
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"No, no, Timmy. Not that one. I'm saving that one for last."
"Lookin' good, Frosty!"
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"It starts earlier every year."
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"Now we'll need a sitter for New Year's Eve."
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"What a Christmas! First the North Pole melts, then all the elves get laid off."
"I'll be on Fifth Avenue, pressing my cold little nose wistfully against shop windows."
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"Me? I'm just here for the babes."
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"Yes, I'm somewhat depressed, but seasonally adjusted I'm probably happy enough."
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"Is it any wonder you got coal in your stocking?"
"We had the usual exchange of gifts-she gave me this diamond collar, and I ate all my dinner."
"This year, we just decided to give money to ourselves."
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"Catherine would like to share some holiday thoughts with us on the subject of gender-neutral toys."
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"We love Santa, but Santa didn't know as much about investing as he thought he did."
"Gentlemen: This is a follow-up on our recent Christmas card."
"With the cost of heating oil at an all-time high, perhaps you now regret exchanging those sensible Christmas sweaters for the fleeting amusement of toys."
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"No giblets, but there's an organ-donor card."
"We bring gold and frankincense. The myrrh is in the mail."
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