"You can access me by saying simply 'Agnes.' It is not necessary to add 'dot com.' "
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"I can't figure out what's going on with him—he should have been a star by now."
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"Hi. I'm John, your date for this evening. I've brought my résumé and letters of recommendation."
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"We don't believe in pressuring the children. When the time is right, they'll choose the appropriate gender."
A robot dog urinates nuts and bolts on a fire hydrant.
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"Everybody in! We have videotapes of the first hour of the party!"
"I'm doing a think piece on me."
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"The check is in the cloud."
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"I'm in the Maclaren, where are you?"
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"The sounds of the sea come to you through the courtesy of the Clamshell Alliance."
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The Best-Seller of 1994: The Last Taboo
"But everything seems so neat and orderly we'd never guess that your lives are falling apart."
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"Action! And this time believe!"
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"I'm spending more time promoting myself than I am being myself."
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"My wife is recording everything the kids do until they leave for college. Then I'll binge-watch them grow up."
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A beach has meters.
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"The majestic way they climb higher and higher until they seem to kiss the sky reminds me of the huge pile of work I have waiting for me when I get back."
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"Not you, too, Larry. Pumpkin-flavored?"
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"The long and the short of it, doctor, is that I'm ready to change from a soccer mom to a Nascar dad."
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My Bookshelf Before the Internet
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