"A handshake is as good as a thirty-page contract, eh, Mr. Harrison?"
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"Here we go—Xena, Warrior Princess, versus Sheena, Queen of the Jungle."
"Good beard."..."Nice beard."..."Good beard."..."Great beard."..."Good beard."
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"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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"In this company, Simmons, we hold our hands steady in the middle and shake our bodies."
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"He wants you to shake hands."
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"I miss handshakes"
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"Good trial." "Good trial." "Good trial."
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"Hi there. I'm governor of a large state somewhere out West, and I'm running for President."
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"Better yet, why don't I have my people kick your lying butt?"
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"By Jove, you've got it! Unprofessional, clingy, boorish, volatile, fake-macho and weirdly desperate -- a handshake patently your own, Mr. Trump."
"To what do I owe this honor?"
"Careful! That's his firing hand."
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Man looking at a vending machine with a hand sticking out of it and a sign that reads "Put'er there buddy".
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"I suppose a fist bump would be more sanitary."
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"Pardon my glove."
"Give me a hug. I can tell a lot about a man by the way he hugs."
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"Philip! Nice to see you still at large."
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"I'll grip but I won't grin."
"It's a deal, but just to be on the safe side let's have our lawyers look at this handshake."
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Businessman's Secret Handshake
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"Quote, Bill, unquote."
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"I've seen the best minds of my generation renounce a firm handshake in favor of hugging!"
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