"I used to call people, then I got into e-mailing, then texting, and now I just ignore everyone."
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Men Working Things Out
"This one's for not asking, and this one's for not telling."
". . . and I haven't met anyone interesting in years." "What am I-chopped liver?"
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"I feel an intense pride, Robert, that I live in a country rich enough to have war and peace at the same time."
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"Look. They say sit, you sit. They say roll over, you roll over. Where's the prob?"
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ONE MORNING WHILE GETTING DRESSED,
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"Your faucet is running."
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"I want you to play a bigger role in the day-to-day operations of ignoring the obvious."
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For Emergency Use Only
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" I'm sorry. I was so busy listening to myself talk that I forgot what I was saying."
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"I only overshare because you never listen."
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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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"The wetter the better."
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A woman places traffic cones around herself in bed.
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"When will you grow up about sex and lose interest in it?"
"I was just talking to Charlie Rose in my head."
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Tags:sports, weather, government, stocks, entertainment, blah-blah-blah, news, music, annoyances, muzak, white noise, ignore, ignores, ignoring, radio commentary, newsreader, newsreaders, news reader, news readers, news anchor, news anchors, npr, national public radio, public radio, relax, relaxes, relaxing, mankoff
"This is why you read the instructions."
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"Sorry—I live in a parallel universe."
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"Those who ignore history are entitled to repeat it."
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"And you can rest assured that your problem is being ignored at the very highest levels."
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"Not tonight, Hon—I'm trying to cut down."
"Are you listening to me?"
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