"I'd like to get my hands on the astrologer who told you that!"
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Yesterday in this space I predicted that the world would come to an end. It did not, however. I regret any inconvenience this may have caused.
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"At lunch today, sir, I got a fortune cookie that was obviously meant for you. Can you guess what it says?"
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"Is it my fault he guessed the wrong hand?"
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The Participatory Blues
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"O.K., which cup is your job under now?"
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"Let me guess. You want French and you want ranch?"
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"Hop? Jig? Dance? You're a dancer? Sounds like? Prancer? Cancer? Cancer! I got cancer!"
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"You will make the same foolish mistakes you have made before, not only once but many, many times again."
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"We think it had something to do with love."
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"I'm reserving my spot for Hillary's inauguration."
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"Here's what I'm gonna do."
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"A four-star general must be a very good general indeed."
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"It's a deal. You'll stop saying 'juxtapose' and I'll stop saying 'guesstimate.'"
"Owing to cutbacks in our news department, here is Rod Ingram to guess at what happened today in a number of places around the globe."
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The world is coming to an end again.
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"By the way you stand, I guessed you were a dancer."
Guess Your ATM Password
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"I found them."
"I can't give you ballpark figures, Al. The best I can do is ballparkish figures."
"I guess it's some kind of an orgy!"
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"I'm only guessing, but I think it's a red-tailed warbler..."
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"Hi! My name is Dr. Jenkins and welcome to 'This is your disease'."
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"What kind of idiot gets suckered into something like that?"
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