". . . and I haven't met anyone interesting in years." "What am I-chopped liver?"
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"Half Empty. Half Empty. Half Empty-"
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"I begged him to learn how to swim—but did he listen?"
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ONE MORNING WHILE GETTING DRESSED,
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From "The Letters Of Jeffrey Flanders and Tip-Top Utility"
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"I'm right there in the room, and no one even acknowledges me."
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"Here out West there are so many incredible places to smoke."
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"Ars longa, Super Bowl brevis."
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"'Thirty Days in a Single Scull.' Day 17: The early-October nights have grown chilly, and media attention has fallen short of expectations."
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"She's on a diet."
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"Shall I mark you absent or present today?"
"I don't understand why he'd rather howl at the moon than be with me."
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"It's slow everywhere right now. For crying out loud, Boris, it's shark week."
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"Hey! Elbows off the table."
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"And you can rest assured that your problem is being ignored at the very highest levels."
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"Don't turn around. It's that cart you abandoned, again."
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"I'm sorry I'm not available to answer you personally right now. Please leave your name and a message with the time and date you tried to reach me, and I'll get back to you as soon as I can. Please wait for the beep."
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"Not tonight, Hon—I'm trying to cut down."
A panhandler with a sign that reads "No one can hear me now."
"So that's the back of his head!"
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"I believe I've earned the right to your respect."
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"I thought it was a living, breathing company policy."
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Time to Retire
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Another Therapy Session Spent On Their Phones
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"You were right. The full bodied merlot with hints of chocolate and raspberry covers up the stench nicely."
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