"It's like you haven't heard a single thing I've thought."
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Understanding The Other Side, Whether Men, Women, or Mice.
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"I'm sorry, I didn't hear what you said. I was listening to my body."
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"I'm sorry, sir, but I don't believe you know us well enough to call us the Fed."
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"And do you, Deborah Tannen, think they know what they're talking about?"
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"If I were a car, you could find the words."
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"A billion is a thousand million? Why wasn't I informed of this?"
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"And now may I bite your neck?"
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The Berlitz Guide to Parent-Teacher Conferences
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"Say what's on your mind, Harris - the language of dance has always eluded me."
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"No, no. It's three thumps for call waiting and ﬁve thumps for call forwarding."
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"When you say, 'I love you,' is it just to remind yourself?"
"Look, if you must go down to the seas again, to the lonely seas and sky, then go!But take your BlackBerry."
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"Take your pick—those people are talking schools. Next to them is real estate, and over by the stairs is money."
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"I love you anyway, too."
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"One of us has to draw the line somewhere, and I draw the line at mall sushi."
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"I'll start thinking outside the box when the box is empty."
"Talk to me, Alice. I speak woman."
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"You haven't a clue what I'm talking about, do you?"
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"Honey, wake up! I just remembered something you did that annoyed the hell out of me!"
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"Now that I've moved my files down here to the basement, we'll be able to spend a lot more time together."
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"Does it say I'm a Wittgenstein scholar?"
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"Godot says, 'Running late, frowny face, winky face.' "
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An excerpt from "Men are from Belgium, and women are from New Brunswick".
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"Then we have an unspoken agreement?"