"So they hold this conference to figure out why we're becoming extinct, and guess what they have for dinner."
The Berlitz Guide to Parent-Teacher Conferences
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"Nobody knows anything."
"Everybody gets a raise."
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"Effective immediately, I will be stepping down. Then back up. Then down."
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"In fact, the work's been so good that we question whether it's Will's own."
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"To answer your question, we may or may not be trying to have it both ways."
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"'Meetingpalooza' sounded better in the brochure."
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"Yeah, but good luck getting it peer-reviewed."
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"I should like to depart from my prepared text and speak as a human being."
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A man giving a speech at the "Umpteenth Annual Convention".
"This symposium has gotten completely out of hand!"
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"I can say with certainty that we can all look forward to a great summer season."
"I think I've got it-Mandela, the After-Shave."
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"And I think I speak for an entire generation when I remind my opponent that that was then and this is now."
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"Does everybody know everybody?"
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"That's the deal, pal-I've drawn my line in the sand."
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"Gentlemen, where's the eros?"
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"This is highly confidential, so, yes, we built a little fort."
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"According to the most recent report, we have no recourse but to abandon ship."
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"You snored through the whole motivational seminar."
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"One reference to 'Spaceship Earth' and I'm out of here."
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Everyone's a Media Expert
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"Your daughter is a pain in the ass."
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"I'm sorry. I never comment on anything George Bush doesn't comment on."
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