"Just so you know, I'm taking all this with me into the afterlife."
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"Not much in the way of hard assets, I'm afraid, but he did leave some highly desirable organs."
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"I understand they have some lovely things."
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"Sotheby's extends its deepest sympathies and wonders whether the deceased might have owned any early German Expressionist pieces."
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'Who-said-life-is-fair: Estates starting at $4,200,000.
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"It's his first posthumous work."
"And to my nephew Scott, bold denier of climate change, I bequeath my north shore bungalow."
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". . . and I leave my whole estate to my one true companion, public radio."
"I lost everything-the business, the house, the landscape."
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"Before we begin, I'd like to say that in thirty years as an attorney, I've never encountered a more interesting departure from the standard last will and testament."
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