"Fred and Ginger, but of course not the Fred and Ginger."
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"Hi! I'm Greg Holbrook, born in L.A., now live in Stamford with my wife and three kids, went to school at Exeter, graduated Yale '38, did a two-year hitch in the Navy, now write copy for McCann-Erickson, my hobbies are tennis and sailing. Who are you and what do you do?"
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"Here he is, folks, straight from his deathbed in Jersey City, a beautiful guy—let's hear a nice round of applause for . . ."
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"Stay away from him. He has an unbelievably long attention span."
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"Darren is still in the phonebook."
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"I want you to meet What's-His-Name, the much-misunderstood writer."
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"Fredric W. Desbrow & Son, plumbers."
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"Welcome Death, Inc."
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"Good afternoon, Ted. I'm your online presence."
"Tom, young Mr. Moncure here is that Harvard M.B.A. I was telling you about who has a keen sense of depreciation."
"I'm J. Edward Phipps and I meet or exceed my media hype."
"Oh no, you couldn't say 'wildebeest'. You had to say this is my friend 'Jerry the gnu'."
"I'm feeling a little guilty for having introduced them to each other."