"I do like you, Peter, but interfacing is a very serious step."
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"I gotta tell ya, these embezzlement convictions raise a red flag."
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"Granddad was the very first person ever to say 'Oh, wow!' "
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"Our integrated approach to medicine skillfully combines an array of holistic alternative treatments with a sophisticated computerized billing service."
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"Don't think of me as a crime boss. Think of me as a crime friend."
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"And, for insurance purposes, you must buy insurance."
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"I was on the cutting edge. I pushed the envelope. I did the heavy lifting. I was the rainmaker. Then I ran out of metaphors."
"I'll start thinking outside the box when the box is empty."
"We have only jobs here, Mr. Sanderson, not 'gigs.' "
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"Here comes our first V.P., Mrs. Byers, now. Mrs. Byers is results-oriented."
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"When you say 'my people,' do you mean your tribe or your reps?"
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"Now, now, Ruffy, if you'll spare me the threats I'll spare you the legal jargon."
"I want us to get in on the ground floor of the next bandwagon."
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"Miss Peterson, may I go home? I can't assimilate any more data today."
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"O.K. Will somebody please bring me up to date?"
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"It's not icky - it's tactile."
"I feel like pushing the envelope this morning, honey, starting with a little grape jelly for that bran muffin."
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"I like it. It's dumb without trying to be clever."
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"If it made sense, that would be a very powerful idea."
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"I'm a sucker for group dynamics."
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"If I'd only had the psychobabble then for what I have now."
"Better than a business model, I have a business scheme."
"You realize, of course, that this means war."
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"Now over to the weather desk for a detailed report."
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"I ain't showin' nothin', and I ain't tellin' nothin'."
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