"Impressive, Meyers, but let's stick to your quantitative projections."
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"He seems to have lost his focus since he went into politics."
"What the hell do you want? You know this is my busiest day, Mother!"
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"This one's just like being at a real theatre."
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"Can't we just this once, for God's sake, stay on topic?"
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Separated as children, the Wilson twins are unexpectedly reunited at a midtown restaurant.
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"I'll have a light beer, the house salad, the salmon, and the belly button."
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"I happen to think the blue light of the TV screen is very romantic."
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"If we'd wanted running commentary we would have waited for the DVD."
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"Phones, tones, stones, bones, moans, groans."
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"This is fun. Too bad about Frank."
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"Are you taking anyone for the pain?"
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"It's agreed, then—we look for a new place for lunch."
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"More bad news!"
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"Look, I didn't come down here to work on our relationship. I came here to work on my backhand."
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"Hey, I'm thirsty. I need a drink. A drink and a liverwurst sandwich. Hey, how about a sandwich and a beer down at Gallagher's, then we can go shoot some pool? Or maybe take in a movie. Hey, I'm talking to you."
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"I'm listening - I just need to chase this insect real quick."
Despite some initial reservations, the knights were often grateful for Guinevere's presence at the Round Table.
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"It looks like the internal bleeding should - I'm sorry. It's taking everything in my power not to tickle you right now."
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"I thought you would like a little something to remind you how distracting things can be."
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"I wish you wouldn't read so intently during my favourite show."
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"Today, we will talk about your phony numbers. We will not talk about the I.R.S. having too many cooks!"
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"How do you spell 'procrastination'?"
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"While you were out, somebody with three names called."
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"O.K., show's over, back to work."
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