"Tell me the truth—have I ever made tea come out of your nose?"
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"But, first, my impression of Mussolini."
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A musician disturbs his napping pet dog by playing the horn.
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"Can you be in the moment later?"
"Give me liberty, or give me just one sec."
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"The guy in the cubicle next to yours wants to know if you took one of the rubber ducks that were all in a row on top of his monitor."
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"You startled me for a moment there!"
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"I suppose you realize you're ruining my Tai Chi session."
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Kissing at the Movies
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"With you in a minute, chief—there's a headhunter on the line who's after me."
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"Are you talking to me?"
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"Beastly sorry about all these interruptions."
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"Whoops! I didn't mean to interrupt anything."
"Oh, I see you're busy, so I'll keep talking."
"Sorry , sorry. Present I'm not here."