"Oh, what the hell, I'll add another zero."
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"Remember, 'accounting' and 'accountability': nothing in common."
Irish Step Accounting
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"As it happened, my work as an accountant transcended the genre."
"I never should have tried to take my accounting to the next level."
"As your cell bitch, I imagine my Sarbanes-Oxley expertise should come in quite handy."
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"I still have my loophole, but I can't drive a truck through it."
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"New from accounting, sir. Two and two is four again."
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"Today, we will talk about your phony numbers. We will not talk about the I.R.S. having too many cooks!"
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"Then we carefully disguise the bribes as legal fees by changing the word 'bribes' to 'legal fees.'"
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"Oh, that three billion dollars."
"I don't want you to cook the books, Bendlemen. I just want you to braise them a little."
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