"I think it's time to give the word 'fabulous' back to the straight world."
Nonsense, Dad–you look fabulous!
"In Charlie's hands wealth just never seems obscene, no matter how big it gets."
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"You look good, Al, in a midlife-crisis-y sort of way."
Flattery Getting Someone Somewhere
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"I thought your show-and-tell was really brave."
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The Not Super-Smart but Really Supportive Car
"Why, thank you, pembroke. It is a harebrained idea."
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"Sorry, but 'cute' isn't a word I just throw around."
"You're light on your feet for someone your size."
"I tell you, the book has everything- sex, history, consciousness, and cats!"
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" 'Complimentary' or not, you can't take ninety million dollars' worth of mints."
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"Hey! Black really is slimming."
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