Mannequin in office cubicle.
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"By God, this year on my vacation I'm going to read a book!"
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A man exits his house to a clapboard.
"Hey, Baby, I just dropped the kids off at school, and now I'm going to the grocery store, and then I'm going home and unloading the car—am I making you hot?"
"It's another day, Phil. Planning to suit up?"
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"Do you ever feel like you're just here for the paycheck?"
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"Let's go, boys - those Christians aren't going to devour themselves."
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"On my way home today on the bus, a lone grape rolled down the aisle and came to rest near my foot. It was pale free and looked to be of the seedless variety."
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The Twelve Labors of Hercules of Elmhurst
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Clockwork Revolving Door
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Heavy traffic on a highway passes under a sign that reads "The Salt Mines".
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"We appreciate the good job you're doing, but can you do it more thanklessly?"
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"I didn't realize how much I needed to get away from that day-care grind."
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"Travel is the sherbet between courses of reality."
Rats carrying lunchboxes enter a research lab as employees.
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"Then it's been moved and seconded that we send a special commendation to Metro-North."
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"Welcome to New York."
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"Go ahead, shoot me! It'll take the guesswork out of my day."
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"I'm the only survivor from last semester- what do I win?"
"Could you give me a little push?"
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A businessman waits for an elevator; on his briefcase are two stickers reading "Up" and "Down".
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"Maybe this is the coffee talking, but we could go back to my place, do some paperwork, and then binge-watch "Borgen".
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"Hire him, I want to watch his enthusiasm die."
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Nothing serious, it's just time for a short vacation.
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