"Use the platinum card—I need the miles."
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"Actually, Lou, I think it was more than just my being in the right place at the right time. I think it was my being the right race, the right religion, the right sex, the right socioeconomic group, having the right accent, the right clothes, going to the right schools..."
Tags:privilege, white privilege, life of privilege, privileged background, privileged backgrounds, racism, classism, misogyny, misogynist, misogynists, glass ceiling, glass ceilings, opportunity, opportunities, white man, white men, discriminate, discriminating, discrimination, secret to success, success, successful, advantage, advantages, advantageous, prejudice, prejudiced, bigot, bigots, unfair, level playing field, level playing fields, advantage, advantages, leg up, bootstraps, boot straps, entrepreneur, credit, give credit, giving credit, succesful, success, key to success
"What I'd like, basically, is a temporary line of credit just to tide me over the rest of my life."
"Well! I'm already pre-disapproved for a credit card."
"Bad Credit OK."
"I'll flip you to see whose name is listed first if we should ever win a Nobel Prize."
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"Yikes! Somebody ask him if they take plastic."
Tags:religion, religious, bible, biblical, new testament, jesus, jesus christ, son of god, the last supper, last supper, disciple, disciples, patron, patrons, customer, customers, waiter, waiters, server, servers, restaurant, restaurants, bill, bills, paying the bill, credit card, credit cards, money, expensive, paying, credit, meal, meals, eating out, dining out
"Goodness gracious great balls of fire, no!"
Tags:jerry lee lewis, loan, loans, bank loan, bank loans, payday loan, payday loans, refuse, refuses, refusing, refusal, credit, bad credit, credit check, credit checks, failing credit checks, rude, rudeness, impolite, loan officer, loan officers, rock 'n' roll, rock music, rocker, rockers, bank, banks, banking, banker, bankers
"We'll be paying for the prairie, the forests, and the streams with this credit card, which is just as good as—if not better than—trinkets."
Tags:slang, cowboy, cowboys, cow boy, cow boys, wild west, west, western, westerns, old west, wild wild west, horseback, bronco, broncos, horses, horse, pony, pony express, ye olde, modern, modern life, modernity, yehaw, cowboy hat, hat, 10 gallon hat, ten gallon hat, pants, chaps, saloon, saloons, sheriff, sheriffs, deputy, deputies, modern, modernity, finance, finances, credit, credit score, america, american, american history, native american, native americans, trinket, trinkets, plastic, culture, culture clash, clashed, clashes, play on words, word play
Tags:chip and pin, chip and pins, chip and pin machine, chip and pin machines, cashpoint, cashpoints, cash point, cash points, insult, insulting, rude, rudness, say it how it is, saying it how it is, poor, penniless, broke, in debt, debtor, debtors, bankrupt, bankruptcy, saving, savings, saver, savers, no savings, credit, credit cards, avaliable credit, atm, atms, bank, banks, automated teller machine, automated teller machines, cash machine, cash machines, recession, the recession, recessions, double di recession, banker, bankers, yo mammas gumbo, yo' mamma's gumbo
"With these credit default swaps, I never know whose legs I'm supposed to break."
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Absolutely No Credit
"Thrilling news, sweetie! The National Gallery's entire collection of Velázquez is now attributed to you."
Tags:art, artist, artists, artwork, artworks, painter, painters, painting, paintings, famous painting, famous paintings, copy, copies, forger, forgers, forging, counterfeit, counterfeiter, counterfeiters, fake, fakes, fraud, white-collar crime, criminal, criminals, national gallery, master, masters, museum, museums, gallery, galleries, collection, collector, collectors, art appraiser, art appraisers, news, good news, credit, taking credit, modern life
"Congratulations! Owing to the responsible way in which you've handled your drinking, the management has increased your limit."
Tags:consumerism, addiction, addict, addicts, alcoholic, alcoholics, alcoholism, drunk, drunks, overdrink, overdrinking, alcohol addiction, alcohol addict, alcohol addicts, credit, sales tactics, sales tactics, irresponsible, exploit, exploitative, exploiting, immoral, responsible drinking, irresponsibility, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, bartender, bartenders, alcohol limit, alcohol limits
"These two gentlemen want to turn that note you passed in homeroom into a movie."
"Not to worry, folks. We embrace all forms of payment."
"We've been pre-disapproved for another loan."
Tags:money, finances, personal finances, credit card, credit cards, credit, credit score, credit scores, credit report, credit history, disapproved, rejected, pre-approve, pre-approval, bank, banks, banking, loan, loans, financial difficulties, financial issues, financial problems, money problems, money issues, debt, borrower, borrowers, lender, lenders, borrowing, lending, poor, poverty, bankruptcy, insolvency
"I'm pretty sure she's rich - she never has any money."
"I know it was your idea, but it was my idea to use your idea."
"Is there the slightest chance of credit being eased by this weekend?"
"I've been preapproved for another credit card apparently because I have a pulse."
A conductor bows while a one-man-band sits, exhausted.
Tags:one man band, one-man bands, conductor, conductors, conducting, musician, musicians, multi-instrumentalist, multi-instrumentalists, credit, take credit, taking credit, hogging credit, boss, bosses, overworked, 1%, elite, elites, populist, populists, populism, overworked, stress, stresses, stressed out
Cast of Dream
Tags:cast, credit, credits, movie, movies, dream, dreams, dreamer, dreamer, films, cast list, cast lists, monster, monsters, role, roles, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, growing up, child rearing, kid, kids, child, childhood memory, childhood memories, traumatic childhood, traumatic childhoods, memories
About the potter.
Tags:modern life, trends, books, about the author, about the author page, about the author pages, pottery, clay pot, clay pots, credit, get credit, getting credit, receive credit, receiving credit, handmade, handmade pottery, artisan, artisans, artisanal, artisanal potter, artisanal potters, mankoff
"Paper or plastic?"
Tags:robbed, rob, robbery, robbers, daylight robbery, armed robbery, armed robber, burglar, burglary, gun, guns, gunman, gunmen, stick em up, stick 'em up, criminal, criminals, image gag, pun, play on words, word play, word-play, technical, technically, technicality, bank, heist, heists, invert, inverted, wait a minute, paper, paper money, plastic, credit, card, cards