"The meeting will come to order."
"Are we there yet?"
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"Damn it, Farrell, if you're going to blow the whistle, blow it!"
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"Make it quick—I only have a minute."
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"Whenever you're ready."
"Just give me the broad strokes."
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"Are we there yet?"
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A man moves to shoot the last leaf from a tree in autumn.
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"Yours is what's taking so long."
"Can't you just say 'Scarlatti' instead of "Scarlatti, of course'?"
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"Why isn't my car horn magically fixing everything?"
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"Quicksand or not, Barclay, I've half a mind to struggle."
The Patience of the American People is at an End.
"Just a damned minute!"
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"I won't need a bag. I'll eat it here."
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"Yoo-hoo! We're all waiting."
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"Who's taking my order—the committee of the whole, or is there a liaison for decaf?"
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"We've waited twenty-five years to make this trip, and we're certainly not interested in getting there in any six and a half hours."
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Passengers checking for their train
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"I always get stuck in the wrong line."
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"Trust me, come low tide everyone will want these seats."
"And stop swishing your tail when I'm talking to you."
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"Are we going yet?... Are we going yet?..."
"'Hold,' young lady, is for other people."
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