"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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"The presentation is dreadful."
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"I'd just like to know what in hell is happening, that's all! I'd like to know what in hell is happening! Do you know what in hell is happening?"
"It has yet to turn a profit."
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"I'm not angry, I'm just very disappointed."
"I'm not a guru. I'm just hanging out here till my renovation is done."
"Quite frankly, I'm a bit disappointed."
"You had me worried. For one horrible moment I thought you were going to slide and soil your uniform."
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"This was supposed to be a surprise party for you, but nobody showed up."
"Unfortunately, the law allows me no leeway in the case of an acquittal. I have to let you go."
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"The Sudden, Sure Knowledge That One's Best Efforts Have Come To Naught."
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"He just doesn't do it for me."
"I can't help but feel disappointed."
Another Disappointment for Captain Ahab
"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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"I can't help but think that things might have turned out differently if we had never met."
Tags:marriage, relationships, reminisce, reminiscing, reflect, reflecting, regret, regretting, midlife crisis, mid-life crisis, discuss, discussion, projecting, projection, first meeting, long term relationship, longterm relationship, long term relationships, longterm relation ship, disappointed, disappointment, let down, marital disappointment, alternate reality, alternate life
"I dreamed the Yankees lost in Game Seven."
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"The January issue comes out in October, the April issue comes out in January, the July issue comes out in April, and October issue comes out in July, but I don't have any of them."
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Career Progression Ladder
"Jughead, Reggie, Betty, and Veronica—they've all been locked up. But you, Archie—I had higher hopes for you."
Tags:court, courts, courtroom, courtrooms, trial, trials, legal system, justice system, law, laws, legal, judge, judges, lawyer, lawyers, counselor, counselors, counsellors, counsellors, attorney, attorneys, solicitor, solicitors, barrister, barristers, legal counsel, client, clients, famous, defendant, defendants, defence, defense, high hopes, disappointed, disappointment, jail, jail, prison, prisons, incarceration, imprisoned, locked up, character, characters, fictional character, fictional characters, comic, comics, comic book, comic books, cartoons
"I don't see the Whitney, but Mary Boone will send you a Christmas card."
Tags:mary boone, museum, museums, fortune, fortune teller, fortune-teller, future, futures, fortune tellers, fortune-tellers, crystal ball, crystal-ball, crystal-balls, crystals, pseudo-science, artist, artists, artistic, disappointed, realistic, disappoint, let down, ambition, ambitions, christmas card, aspire, aspiration, consolation, consolations
"There is such a thing as a free lunch-it just tastes bad."
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"I thought I was going to be much more blown away by the Liberty Bell."
"Phil suddenly decided to give up everything that was bad for him-no more smoking, drinking, or junk food-and he feels absolutely terrific!"
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