"He's a curmudgeon now, but he used to be just a mean old bastard."
"Did you do that to be hurtful?"
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"I figured you'd end up looking like that."
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"I'm sorry you're having a hard time, Roy. Please forgive my Schadenfreude."
"I don't want to remember her like this. I want to remember her for the mean thing she said in 1981."
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"You make me want to be a better person than you."
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"'We'll put it in the hopper, we'll put it in the hopper.' Do you realize how many things we've got in the hopper already?"
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Woman Browses Section Labeled "Guiltmaking"
Tags:woman, women, crone, old crone, old hag, hag, old bag, guilt, guilt trip, guilt-trip, guilt tripped, guilt tripping, guilt-tripping, psychological, psychology, psychological warfare, greeting, greetings card, greeting cards, greetings cards, greetings, card, cards, celebration, spinster, spinsters, rude, rudely, rudeness, mean, meanness, nastily, nastiness, old lady, little old lady, old, older, elderly, misogyny, misogynistic, stereotype, stereotyping, stereotypes
"Please hold my calls and disregard any cries for help."
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"A fellow human being to see Mr. Driscoll."
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"Them's cat-fightin' words, Arlin!"
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"Don't make me get ugly, Pendleton."
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"She's had so much done she's not even biodegradable."
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"You call that a suit?"
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"I'm not a mean drunk—I'm just damned insensitive."
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"I think you have something to say, all right, but I don't think you're saying it."
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"Atilla the DMV employee"
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"For some reason, I'm getting nicer. Where will it end?"
"My composition is called 'Mrs. Torrence Is a Big Fat Idiot.' "
Tags:teaching, teacher, teachers, public, public school, public schools, new teacher, new teachers, mean, meanness, nastiness, kid, kids, child, childhood, mean kid, mean kids, rush limbaugh, limbaugh, composition, school, schools, schooling, surprise, inflammatory, hack, paper, papers, homework, assignment, assignments, hack journalism, baseless, politics, political, politician, politicians, book, books, bookish, book worm, book lover, book lovers
Hecklers On Poetry Night
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"Hey! It's just Vlad being Vlad."
"Perhaps, sir, your rhetoric was a little too harsh."
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"These feelings of inadequacy are common among the inadequate."
Tags:therapy, therapist, therapists, counselling, counsellor, counsellors, psychoanalysis, psychoanalyst, psychoanalysts, psychiatry, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, psychologist, mean, cruel, worst fears, fears, inadequate, inadequacy, therapists office, confirmation of fears, worst thing to say, worst things to say, terrible things to say, terrible thing to say, mental health, mental health care, imposter syndrome
"You make me want to be a better man, Olivia. Then maybe I could find somebody else."
Tags:choice, choices, restaurant, restaurants, dinner, eating out, out to eat, dining, fine dining, waiter, waiters, foodie, foodies, food lover, food lovers, date, dates, first dates, break up, break ups, break-up, break-ups, better, better person, self, self improvement, improving, improve, improvement, betterment, self betterment, self image, persuade, persuading, pretentious, pretentiously, self love, jealous, jealousy, competitive, competition, backhanded, backhanded compliment, insult, insulted, insulting, rude, rudely, mean, foot in mouth, as good as it gets, married life, marriage