"Half Empty. Half Empty. Half Empty-"
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"Oh, love handles! We haven't had those in a while."
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A doorman hails a taxing for a starving man in the desert.
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Man crawling toward an oasis sees a sign reading "Mirage closed for private event".
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"I've just about had it with these corporate retreats."
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"Why isn't it O.K. for us to have different mirages?"
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"Is it just the merciless sun playing havoc with a man's senses?"
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"With our luck, it's probably not a mirage."
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"Oh no, the mirages are getting worse."
Mirages Of NYC Summer