"Quick! Remind me - are they handshakers, huggers, single kissers, or kissers on both cheeks?"
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"It's an adjustment being a handshake guy in a fist-bump company."
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"Hey, little fella. Welcome to the risk pool."
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"Fred Hartner! How are you doing these days-vis-à-vis the yen? The franc? The mark?"
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"Welcome to America, bitch."
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"Good to meet you, too, Sarah. See you in the A.M."
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Jones or Best Offer
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"I miss handshakes"
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"It takes years before some people are comfortable enough to say hello."
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"Carl! I thought I'd find you here."
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Sympathy Cards for everyday use.
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"I'm just the census-taker—I don't have to read you your rights."
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"Cursed To Live In HowdyTown."
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"Yo!" "Hi, guy!" "Yo, guy!"
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Tags:dog, dogs, cat, cats, pet, pets, pet dog, pet dogs, pet cat, pet cats, pet owner, pet owners, dog owner, dog owners, cat owner, cat owners, arriving home, getting home, coming home, greet, greeted, greeting, excited, excitement, exciting, over excited, over-excited, talking animal, talking animals, unimpressed, insult, insulted, insulting, infidel, infidels, cat and dog, cats and dogs, different, difference, differences, indifferent, indifference
"Welcome to the big leagues."
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Guru on the roller coaster.
(We've) Met Gala
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"You're not my husband."
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"It would be helpful if the first words out of your mouth every morning weren't 'J'accuse.'"
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A man opens the door to his apartment to find a portal in.
"Kim! Small world!"
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"Well, when did you get back to the Big Town?"
"Happy fiscal year to you, too!"