"All right, so I missed your soccer game. But didn't my assistant send you a lovely fruit basket?"
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Birds of Manhattan
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"Of all the markets, in all the world, you had to walk into mine."
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"It has yet to turn a profit."
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An enlightenment seeker heads back from Truth lookign shocked.
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"I'm not a guru. I'm just hanging out here till my renovation is done."
"I was hoping that heaven might be, you know, more transcendent."
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"I thought that driving around all day picking kids up and dropping them off, then waiting for them,would be more fulfilling."
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"Your more successful brother is already here."
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Career Progression Ladder
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"I don't see the Whitney, but Mary Boone will send you a Christmas card."
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It's The Miracle Book!
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"I will always cheer you on, but I will never 'Woo-hoo!' you."
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"Rosalie—your poor performance this year has reduced your parents' investment in you by almost seventy per cent."
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"Two bars—how about you?"
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Voyeurs shouldn't live across from each other.
"I thought the vaguely homoerotic undertones would be better."
"So much for finding intelligent life."
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Live Music Every Tuesday
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"You'll get three meals a day,but they will all be continental breakfast."
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"Oh, I was looking for something with a little more hay."
"The trailer didn't live up to the teaser."
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"You've lived many lives, all as an accountant."
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"We saw some inspired lunacy, then had some uninspired Italian."
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