"It's always 'Sit,' 'Stay,' 'Heel'—never 'Think,' 'Innovate,' 'Be yourself.' "
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"What is friendship if not constant amateurish psychoanalysis?"
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"I hope you realize that I'm the one who has to write about this stupid vacation next fall."
Tags:vacation, vacations, homework, homework assignment, homework assignments, cliche, cliches, what i did this summer, road trip, road trips, back seat, back seats, complain, complains, complaint, complaints, car trip, car trips, car journey, car journeys, journey, journeys, gripe, gripes, whine, whines, whining, whinge, whinges, whinging, family vacation, family vacations, uninterested, disinterested, essay, essays, essay assignment, essay assignments
"Are you just pissing and moaning, or can you verify what you're saying with data?"
Tags:moans, moaning, complain, complains, complaining, complaint, complaints, bar, bars, pub, pubs, whine, whines, whining, fact-checker, fact-checkers, fact-checking, veracity, exaggeration, exaggerations, exaggerating, verify, verifies, verifying, verification, skeptic, skeptics, skeptical, sceptic, sceptics, sceptical, beer, beers, drinking, drinker, drinkers
"I usually wake up screaming at six-thirty, and I'm in my office by nine."
Tags:wake, wakes, wake up, wakes up, waking up, scream, screams, screaming, stress, stressed out, stressing out, anxiety, anxieties, anxious, anxiousness, complain, complains, complaining, complaint, complaints, depression, depressed, unhappy, miserable, misery, miserable existence, businessman, businessmen, upper class, upper classes, upper crust, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, suburb, suburbs, suburban life, bored, boring, stressor, stressors, modern life, modern times, modern man, working man, working men
"I don't want our date to end, either, but my arm is about to fall off."
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"They're all sons of bitches."
"Why should I grow leaves if they're just going to fall back off?"
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"Sorry, sir, but none of our food is very good. It's the chef's way of punishing the rich."
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"Why can't you be more like Hutchinson? You don't hear him complaining."
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"I never watched him at eleven-thirty-five and I didn't watch him at ten, and now, once again, I won't be watching him at eleven-thirty-five."
"Honey, wake up! I just remembered something you did that annoyed the hell out of me!"
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"I would have made it big in Heaven if it hadn't been for the policy wonks."
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"Well, if doodling all day is busy, I was busy."
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"I don't know, Al. On the one hand, there's no doubt that it's a made-work, dead-end job, but, on the other hand, it's also a vice-presidency."
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"Mr. Butler, your ten-o'clock is here."
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"Is it always so cloudy?"
"I've got a lot on my plate right now. For starters, I need to sharpen my pencil, refill my coffee and get a new comb."
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"I'll stop whining when you stop nagging."
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"Your heart won't tolerate any more town-hall meetings."
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"It's always 'Get me a Godzilla type,' never 'Get me Godzilla!'"
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"I think I speak for all of us."
Plane annoys penthouse apartment.
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"Want to bitch for one more lap?"
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