"I'm not a guru. I'm just hanging out here till my renovation is done."
"Our goal is to modernize it but retain the historical flavor."
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"So you're having trouble conceiving. Have you tried sex?"
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"As C.E.O., I try to look at the big picture, while J.G., as president, sees to the day-to-day operations."
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Someone left a yoga student on Mrs. Clearwhistle's front stoop. The student was tangled up and couldn't get undone from himself. She recognized him; it was Earl Slabodne. He lives up on the north edge of town. Mrs. Clearwhistle poured some olive oil on Earle, and he slipped right out; she called Mrs. Slabodne, who said to send him home. Mrs. Clearwhistle did, and she didn't charge for the olive oil.
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"The 'Queer Eye' people came by - but they fled."
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"The problem is there's no engine. Just a mysterious plot device."
Tags:plot device, plot devices, engine, engines, macguffin, macguffins, mcguffin, mcguffins, mystery, mysteries, mysterious, mechanic, mechanics, car repair, car repairs, auto repair, auto repairs, fix, fixes, fixing, screenplay, screenplays, story, stories, story element, story elements, author, authors, film, films, movie, movies
Tags:super, supers, super-man, manly, manliness, expectation, expectations, masculine, masculinity, fix it, fix, fixes, fixing, fuse box, fuse boxes, ideal man, ideal person, ideal people, fantasy, fantasies, do it yourself, husband, husbands, ideal husband, ideal husbands, educated, well-educated, perfect person, perfect people, perfection, perfect man, perfect men
The Adventures of Break-O-Man
"If you find anything else wrong, just go ahead and fix it."
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"Relax, I was appointed by the president."
Scientists Discover the Gene for Heterosexuality in Men
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"Here's your problem."
"It's certainly high time you got around to fixing that lock, Straus!"
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"The kid's going to take the fall."
"...I see the problem now."
Tags:mechanic, mechanics, auto mechanic, auto mechanics, car mechanic, car mechanics, problem, problems, engine problem, engine problems, engine trouble, engine troubles, fix, fixes, fixing, fix-it, bottom line, bottom lines, profit, profits, profiting, profit motive, addition, math, math problem, math problems, repair, repairs, repairing, expense, expenses, expensive, handyman, bill, bills, billing
"The plumber says to put a pan under the place that leaks."
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"Okay, up there, let's give 'er another try."