"Sorry for the wait, but it's been like Grand Central station in here."
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"And should you retain us, Mr. Hodal, you'll find that we're more than just a law firm."
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"Your call is important to us."
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"You're home, dear. We don't have room service."
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"Would you like a little phone sex while you hold?"
"Moist towelette to cleanse your palate?"
"I don't get paid enough to speak up."
"What does your mother have to do to get a drink around here?"
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"How about a little more coffee?"
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"Hi, welcome to the Uncanny Valley of Pancakes."
"1-800 Herd of Elephants."
"They keep asking for more ice for their drinks."
"She's asking if it's fresh-squeezed. Should I tell her to f**k off?"
"We are experiencing high call volume. Please do not hold."
"Everything O.K., sir?"
"First, let me pull up your file."
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"You're in group one, which will be the ninth group to board."
"Perhaps you're to blame for having unrealistic expectations."
Salon of Apartment 4-N
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Hard of Hearing Institute.
"There's a customer-satisfaction questionnaire for you to fill out and for us to not look at and immediately throw away."
"There, there, now! Perhaps I didn't give it a fair trial."
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"We are now jamming passengers into rows 24 through 36."
"Hello yes, I placed an order on seamless and it's been nearly an hour."
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"For your penance say five 'our fathers' and five 'hail Marys'. Thank you for sharing that with me."
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