First Nationalized Bank
"Honey, we're homeless."
"Hello, son. I suppose chicken farming doesn't seem so bad now."
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"I came out O.K. Everything I had was in baseball cards."
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"How do you stay so calm about the stock market?"
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"So, we look to the fourth quarter as a time of healing."
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"Keep your eyes open for one of those little stores that don't exist anymore."
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"Oh, sure, that could be us tomorrow, but it's him today."
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"The dealer will allow me to return the limo if my investments go bad."
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"Hey, investor fears need calming over here, too."
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"Oh, them? They're old bankruptcy."
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"Let's face it, the taxpayer dollar doesn't go as far as it once did."
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A man looks at condolences cards from the “Chapter 11” section.
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Les nouveaux pauvres
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"I know we live in troubled time, but I don't seem to be troubled."
"Is that for Sadaam's capture or the dow breaking the thousand?"
A man walks by a shop called "Friendly Bailout Co.".
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"Easy Street? No problem—just take a left on Memory Lane and go back about twenty-five years."
Lost it all in the recovery
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"In the news tonight: The complete collapse of our economy. More on that after these messages..."