"Another p**s and vinegar?"
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The Greeting Card and the Business Letter
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"Harry's mood stabilized in '78, and it hasn't budged since."
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"David believes in multiple universes—all of them lousy."
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"When I was your age we didn't have mouths."
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"Don't make me send over the bad waitress."
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"Now I'm starting to get a little hangry."
"The country grandpa came from was a stinking hellhole of unspeakable poverty where everyone was always happy."
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Help the Humorless
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The Terrible Forty-Twos
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"Where's my second cup of coffee?"
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"Is that what they teach you at caddy school, boy? How to stare at people?"
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"The forecast for today is grumpy."
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Laugh and the World Laughs with You, but Not on the I.R.T.
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Old Wine in an Old Bottle
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"In the future, everyone's going to stop talking about being famous for fifteen minutes."
"Pass the salt, pass the salt - what am I, your slave?"
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"Hello. This is Dial-a-Grump. What the hell do you want?"
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"Let me see if I have it correctly, sir. To hell with the appetizer. A chopped sirloin that damn well better be rare. No goddam relish tray. Who cares which salad dressing, since they all taste like sludge?"
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"Tuna on rye, hold the smile."
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"When did we go from being edgy to being cranky?"
"He should be up and complaining in no time."
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"See Grouchy? We haven't missed a thing – the score is still nothing to nothing."
"At this point, I'm just complaining on fumes."