"But I see you're having difficulty following my argument."
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"I converse. You declaim."
"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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"Listen up, everybody—Charles is going to fill us in about the Grenache grape."
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"Never, ever, drink on an empty wallet."
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"Sticks and stones may break your bones, but hate speech is actionable."
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"Water Al- six to eight glasses."
"You snored through the whole motivational seminar."
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"Oh, me? I gave a seminar, wrote a unch of grants, did some experiments and now it's lunchtime."
"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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"And if you want to wait, Daddy will make yummy desert when he gets home."
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"Oh, he speaks, all right. But never to the point."
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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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"This is for anyone on the panel- how can I be up there instead of down here?"
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The Anatomy Lesson
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"Do you think I like standing in a freezing stream, eating raw, slimy fish?"
"When I was your age we didn't play video games or take photos or locate things - we just did one thing and we took our sweet time doing it."
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"But I haven't finished explaining about dollar-cost-averaging." "Sorry, I didn't register for this course."
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"My name is Howard and I can't get enough of standing in front of people and explaining how I'm not addicted to anything."
"Ms. Johnson, bring in your steno pad. Also, a new keg."
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"It's not often you see someone teach by the knock-knock joke method."
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