Which Cup? 'Me' or 'Real Me'?
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"He's running late this morning. He unexpectedly snapped out of denial."
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Deus ex Caffeina
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"I try to keep my coffee buzz going till the Martini buzz kicks in."
"Interesting weekend, Prendergast?"
"I get it- the old caffeinated-cop, decaffeinated-cop routine."
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"He'll call you back as soon as he's had his coffee."
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"Get with it, love! Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day stands tiptoe on the misty mountaintops."
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"It's not fair that I have to get up and live the day I already had nightmares about."
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"Coffee, juice, bacon, eggs, toast. I must be on my way to work."
"You can see him now. His meds just kicked in."
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"I solved the maze in fifty-three seconds, but it was a Monday level."
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"You're late, Myers!"
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"The forecast for today is grumpy."
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"Don't let the infinity throw you."
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"Thank God it's Monday."
8 AM in the sleeper elevator car
"Could you give me a little push?"
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"Bah, I could've written a better dénouement in my sleep."
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"I'd have been better off getting out of bed and leaving the house."
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"No, really, I've been up for hours."
"I hate a sarcastic cup of coffee."
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"This is Sunday. Monday's down the hall."