A miniature Trojan Horse sits out front a sand castle.
"I'm afraid I have to recuse myself, ladies. I don't want to be responsible for the Trojan War."
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"Success came too early. When he was ten, he hit three homers in three times up in the Little League, and nothing has seemed worth while since."
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"You always rush out and high-dive me when I homer. How 'bout a bug when I whiff?"
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"On the other hand, it's not like I wake up every morning thinking, Omigod, I wish I had a giant wooden horse."
Man-Slaying Hector's Farewell to Eggplant-Cooking Andromache
ARISTOTLE WITH A BUST OF HOMER:
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A Real Pinata Surprise
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"Yo! - try to stay focused."
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" - This might work, but management will never approve it . . ."
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"Who ordered a pizza?"