"Our maintenance crew is fixing a problem that should only take a few minutes but which will haunt you for the duration of the flight."
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"Hand me my claw hammer."
"O.K., Chief, see if she starts now."
"So you're having trouble conceiving. Have you tried sex?"
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"In the ring, kid. We want you to take a fall in the ring."
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"Do you really know what you're doing, or do you Google-search know?"
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"It's just a loaner while my other horse is in the shop."
Tags:animal, animals, horse, horses, giraffe, giraffes, cowboy, cowboys, loaner, loaners, rental, rentals, shop, fixing, fix, repair, repairs, mechanic, mechanics, in for repair, in-for-repair, west, western, wild west, old west, car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, ride, rides, riding, usual ride, temporary, insurance
"The 'Queer Eye' people came by - but they fled."
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"It pains me to tell you this, but it ain't broke."
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"The problem is there's no engine. Just a mysterious plot device."
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"Walking down here and asking if I can get you some more detergent from the store is just the beginning of my fence-mending agenda."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, husband, husbands, wife, wives, housework, chore, chores, to-do-list, to-do-lists, list, lists, chore list, chore lists, agenda, agendas, laundry, washing, clothes washing, washing clothes, cleaning, repair, repairs, fixing, fence-mending, fence, fences, mending the fence, maintenance, detergent, laundry detergent, shopping, store, stores, shop, shops, avoiding, avoidance, avoid, avoids, procrastination, procrastinate, procrastinator, procrastinators, put off, put-off, men, man, stereotype, stereotypes
"Tell Mrs. Pomeroy we've found the source of that strange hint of musk."
"Try blowing on it."
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"You know what? I probably could have put Humpty Dumpty back together again but I was just too pissed."
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"I'm just trying to earn enough to fix the hole in my cup."
A plumber pulls cash out from the sewer near a casino.
Scientists Discover the Gene for Heterosexuality in Men
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"All right, pal, I'm just saying, that's what I'd do if it was my Large Hadron Collider."
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"The problem is that your trap is one big macaroni."
"If you would care to take a seat, our waiter, Paul, will be with you momentarily."
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A man looks at a sign in front of an elevator that reads "Out of Order - Technicians conducting tests of elevator's capacity to withstand inane chitchat."
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"Frankly, we've been having some problems with this model."
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"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."