"I'm afraid we have no Grand Panjandrum as such. What we have is a Mr. Kemnitzer."
"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I chose the one that said, 'Mergers, acquisitions, incredible bonuses.'"
"Remember, you weren't hired to think-you were hired because you have opposable thumbs."
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"I suppose we have Judge Judy to thank for all this."
Rhonda P. Clewson- Cat Person
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"In five years, I see myself with the same job title, about the same salary, and significantly more responsibilities."
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Tags:coordinator, coordinators, office assistant, office assistants, secretary, secretaries, waiting room, waiting rooms, title, titles, job title, job titles, job, jobs, patient, patience, wait, waits, waiting, visitor, visitors, visiting, visit, visits, guest, guests, guest coordinator, guest coordinators
"I'm a stay-at-home mom without kids."
Steven Nevets- Palindrome
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"Miss Adamson, pluck someone from nowhere and put him in a position of responsibility."
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"I write astronaut banter for NASA."
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Back to The Present - I
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"Darby, Bandit, Piper & Spike - Dogs."
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"It's always 'cowboy', never 'cowman'."
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"Does this desk make my job look big?"
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"For God's sake, Parker, there are twenty-three of us vice-presidents in the company! Stop with this 'heartbeat away' garbage!"
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Vice President in Charge of Block
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"What I feel I do is create elegant solutions for problems that don't exist."
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"I'm really excited about this opportunity, but I'm hoping there's room to negotiate the title? What about 'Rises-to-the-Occasions-Mary?', or 'Cool-Under-Pressure-Mary?'
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"We don't have job titles here. Not only that, we don't even use our names. Actually, I don't even work here. To be honest, this is probably all a dream."
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"I said I'm an astronomer, not an astrologist!"
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"Tell me, what did you do in real life?"
"I'm in my third day of trying to figure out which little square I am."
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