"Sorry for the wait, but it's been like Grand Central station in here."
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"You're the perfect storm. . . in a teacup."
"Forgive - that much I can do, bu that's all."
"I'll stop saying 'irregardless' if you'll stop staying 'at this point in time.'"
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"The great thing about having both an elephant and an 800 pound gorilla in the room is that you guys keep each other entertained."
"You keep using the phrase 'Better than sex.' You must not be doing it right."
"The usual, I'm feeling good, but note great."
The Legendary Birth of an Idiom
"It's bee fifty years. I guess you really can't compare apples to oranges."
"Sir, your ducks, they are not in a row."
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"You've got a monkey on your back? I got three monkeys."
"Please point out when we're passing a graveyard so that I can start whistling."
"Oh, no! Is there a doctor in the mouse?"
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"My God, what's wrong? You look like you were caught in the headlights."
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"I'm retiring the line 'water under the bridge'."
"It used to be for catching sheep. Now it's just because I love it."
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At the end of the day everything on the table is low-hanging fruit.
"Why are you still digging the hole?"
The Odd Duck
A Fall From Grace
"Okay, but irony aside, what happens once we get into their den?"
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"Un-sliced bread is the greatest thing since sliced bread!"
"Their rut looks like a more fun than our rut."
"Oh dear, he died with his boots on."
"Fine porcelain and crystal stemware?"
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