"When it's over, I'll explain all the pop culture references you didn't get and you can explain all the pop culture references I didn't get."
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"I can't explain it. I see that guy coming up the walkway and I go postal."
"It's just a theory, but perhaps it's their opposable thumbs that makes them crazy."
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"Who ordered the megatelli?"
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Beltway Car Pool"Under the proposal, regional 'health alliances'—essentially, giant insurance-buying pools—would collect money from employers and individuals and in return offer them a variety of competing health plans. A national health board would control the alliances' budgets and prevent them from raising insurance premiums over a certain amount. Cool!"
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"There's an article in here that explains why you're such an idiot."
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"He spent the last half hour trying to piratesplain sea shanties to me."
"Sometimes, son, the guilt inside builds up so much you have to vent the shame silo."
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"Earthworms are good guys, and birds are good guys—that's just life, honey."
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"Look, I'm doing a little me-time right now. Why don't you go ahead and do a little you-time, and then I'll be over at eight for a little us-time."
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"A Ms. Ramona Bissell of West Allison, Vermont, writes, 'What the hell is going on?' We here at WVCN think that question deserves an answer."
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"Those are fees incurred for requesting an explanation of your fees."
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"We damn well better get our stories straight now. This is going to be hard to explain to das Hauptquartier."
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"What is this endless series of meaningless experiences trying to teach me?"
"Since you're always asking, here's a list of my various kinds of sighs, with explanation of what each one means."
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"Still doesn't explain cats."
The Meaning of Humour
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"There are essentially four basic forms for a joke."
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A Little Knowledge
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"Nothing personal, but could we break it off right there at the 'moreover'?"
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"Oh, I'm not really milking her. I do this so I don't have to make eye contact with anybody."
"First, I storyboarded it."
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"Explain something to me. Are 'boned' and 'deboned' the same thing?"
"I fight your mother here so I don't have to fight her at home."
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