"Luckily, none of the people inside appear to be celebrities."
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"What can I do? Fuel prices are so high."
"Absolutely! Where there's smoke there's fire."
"Maybe zero tolerance is setting the bar too high."
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"No, thanks - I'm a libertarian."
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"That can't be good."
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Fire hydrant with regular or sparkling water
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"Kids burn things-if you don't like it, don't go out."
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"It's dull now, but at the end they smash their instruments and set fire to the chairs."
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"Apparently, fifty is the new unemployed."
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"He's from PM."
"I got hot."
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"I don't know anything about forest fires. I ate a ranger."
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"Hank, when you're finished firing this gentleman I have some rather unfortunate news for you as well."
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"Is that one of the emotions people talk about?"
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"Thank God we were only house-sitting."
No Layoffs Next 200 Miles
"Still, you gotta admit crime is down."
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"Tell me about your last accounting job."
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"You can have Burnett's old office and Burnett's old desk, but it's not right for you to have Burnett's old number."
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"You haven't enjoyed the Yule log till you've enjoyed it in high def."
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"Shouldn't you rake those up first and then set them on fire?"
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"Don't forget to call the Fire Department."
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"Roger, I think it's time we had a little talk about the birds and the bees."
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"Don't make me get ugly, Pendleton."
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