Rehabilitated At Last
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"Not guilty, Your Honor, and thank you for asking."
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"Grace and polish, all bundled up together in one man?"
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WHEN MANNERS COUNTED'Dad, Nigel would like to apologize."
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"He wants you to shake hands."
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"A gentleman would offer his seat."
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"Hi! My name is Kevin, and I'll be your doctor today."
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"How much do we have to leave to avoid a social-media incident?"
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"Dear J.J.: Thank you so much for your lovely present of fourteen million dollars for my campaign. It was sweet of you to remember. I promise to spend it on something nice."
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PRESIDENT CLINTON EXCHANGES HUGS WITH HIS NEW VIOLENCE CZAR
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"Not so loud, sweetie. We're in Europe."
"May I speak to the kid of the house?"
"Everything all right?"
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"Instead of 'It sucks' you should say, 'It doesn't speak to me.'"
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"Oh—pardon the expletive—damn!"
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"I'm giving you one last chance to talk before Vinny says 'Please.' "
"These are your friends the Erskines, sir. Madam kisses both of them. You kiss her and you shake his hand. Then you wink and say, 'Hey, how about those Yankees?' "
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"Dear God, Thank you for the nice commandments."
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The Schmoozy Reaper
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"I watch where I put my exclamation points."
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"I want to apologize for some of the remarks I made during the heat of battle."
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"Oh, fine, thanks. And yourself?"
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"Ah, Fergie and Di!"
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