"Your steered the proper course, Cap'n, when you had us bury this instead of investing it in the market!"
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"Organic is nice, but haven't you got anything digital?"
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"Now we're passing by a great big sign urging us to buy sofas!"
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"There, there it is again - the invisible hand of the marketplace giving us the finger."
"Yes, I'm still getting up early, but these days it's to check on the spot markets for oil and natural gas."
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"The active ingredient is marketing."
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"We find shopping at the farmers' market to be more self-congratulatory."
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"It's kohlrabi, the next hot vegetable."
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"There's a Mr. Egg McMuffin here who says we've been using his name without permission."
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Markets and Marketabilityby Jane Austen
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"No, but I can tell you the meaning of whole or term life insurance."
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"On the other hand, the price of a barrel of beer is holding steady."
"This is a minor setback. The hunter-gatherer economy is still good."
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"We've changed our investment strategy."
"The figures for the last quarter are in. We made significant gains in the fifteen-to-twenty-six-year-old age group, but we lost our immortal souls."
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"Am I talent or product?"
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"Summer's here. Do you want to start talking incessantly about tomatoes or corn?"
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Artist's Equipment Comes To Life
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"Maybe the unseen hand of the market will change the diaper."
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"Markets reacted to the news by edging aside kind of awkwardly and then pretending to take a phone call."
"I thought he was a genius, but now I find out that he was self-proclaimed."
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"Bad news-the cost of shoes is going back up."
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"If you ask me, the fire has the most potential, but it's the smoke that has people talking."
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"It's a pluot—an apricot that self-identifies as a plum."