"You reckon it might be time to start thinking about a new nickname, Slim?"
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"I'm sorry, sir, but I don't believe you know us well enough to call us the Fed."
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"We've decided to build a little cubicle around you and your desk, Harris."
"My fellow victims. . . "
"I understand the Everest climb used to be quite a chore."
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"Finding myself between a roc and a hard place...,"
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"So, Slim, where did you learn to shop like that?"
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"It's no fun wearing my Tintin shirt now that the masses know who he is."
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"Start spreadin' the news . . . I'm leavin' today . . . "
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"You know, you can do this just as easily online."
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"I have two mommies. I know where the apostrophe goes."
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"It's free, but they sell your information."
"This is mastodon. I told you to get mammoth."
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Hunting Dog Returns With Pizza, Not Duck
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"Whaddaya say we turn off the television, go upstairs, get into bed and turn on our computers?"
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"I do hope you're here for the circumcision."
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"That there's one bowlegged cowboy."
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"That's the window, dear. The bookcase is over to your right."
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How The Elephant Lost Her Trunk
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"Well, they certainly have brightened things up around here!"
What They Believe In
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"Your barn door is open."
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"Could you read the part where Stephen envisions life outside Dublin again?"
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"I guess cats just can't appreciate Frank Gehry."
"Just go home and change, Worthington, and spare me any more talk about postmodernism."
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