"I'll pause for a moment so you can let this information sink in."
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"But I see you're having difficulty following my argument."
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"I'd like to see you do this online."
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"Caldwell know whereof he speaks. At least until around eight-thirty or nine."
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"I'm old enough to recognize a lecture disguised as grace."
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"Listen up, everybody—Charles is going to fill us in about the Grenache grape."
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The School Of Hard Knocks
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"I'm not speaking to you as a Republican or as an American. I'm speaking to you as your grandfather."
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"Never, ever, drink on an empty wallet."
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"There's a reason, Jim, that they call it 'cow tipping' and not 'bull tipping.'"
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"This is what I learned during my summer at TED camp."
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"You snored through the whole motivational seminar."
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"In addition to our speaker's many and considerable lifetime achievements, she is widely known as a piece of work!"
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"I was able to get in one last lecture about diet and exercise."
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"Yes, Jane Lyons, sitting next to Katy Jones, class of 2018, it is important for a writer to know her audience."
"Son, I think it's about time we had the TED Talk."
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"Nothing personal, but could we break it off right there at the 'moreover'?"
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" 'How I Spent My Sabbatical,' by Professor Harvey Brinkman."
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"Tonight we attempt to explain the differences between the cappuccino, the cafe latte and the macchiato."
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"This afternoon, we'll be turning our attention to Guess jeans."
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"I know you're as excited as I am about today's lesson!"
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A teacher walks into a classroom full of chatting students; once he starts to talk the students fall asleep.
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"Because I care, Sam, have a salad."
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"Thank you. It wasn't too 'preachy', was it?"