"Midnight already? Zounds! My wife will heap contumely upon my head!"
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"First of all, you mislabelled this evidence. Second, it looks like you brought the victim in for questioning."
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A lifeguard whale underwater fails to notice that a whale has beached himself on a nearby beach.
"Sorry, Pop, but your message is no longer relevant to the younger audience."
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"Well it's not as if you didn't give her some cause to yell at you."
"Someday, you'll act like you understand."
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"Perhaps, Mr Damon, you don't need an attorney. Perhaps you need two attorneys."
"I'm a big, big problem. Aren't I?"
"But we're not homeless. We're on a camping trip."
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"That will be the gold standard by which all other naps are judged."
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"The old man wants to see you in his office now."
"I'd really like to help, but I'm just managing to keep my head above water myself."