"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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"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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The Decoded Fashion Statements of Rhonda Perlmutter III
"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?"
"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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"There's nothing wrong with you, Steve - it's just you're the incumbent."
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"It was done, on an impulse, a long time ago, and I've regretted it ever since."
"Daddy and his boss still like each other. They just don't want to work together anymore."
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"From right to left, you have your tekkamaki, your futomaki, and then your yamaimo roll. The little pile of pink stuff is ginger, the green one's wasabi. And, of course, you already recognize your vodka martini."
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"All in all, I'd say it's a pretty convincing explication of chaos theory."
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"But I haven't finished explaining about dollar-cost-averaging." "Sorry, I didn't register for this course."
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"This might go a long way toward explaining how they built the pyramids!"
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Playing the French horn:
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