"Am I talent or product?"
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"I feel like pushing the envelope this morning, honey, starting with a little grape jelly for that bran muffin."
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Friendly Offer or Hostile Bid? "What do you say to a movie and then we go get some Chinese?"
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"Sonata for Three Frogs"
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Chinese Whispers In The Boardroom
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"We think you could gain much wider support simply by re-languaging your bigotry."
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"You're supposed to push your envelope from the inside, Conners!"
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"If you kick her with the left spur, she'll give you more lumbar support."
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"11th Grade Math for Nincompoops"
"This is the hole that separates the women from the girls."
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The Kind Of Synergy That Can Happen Only At The Office
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"Bartleson, are we cronies yet?"
"Study after study shows that more and more people are participating in studies."
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