"It's called monotheism, but it looks like downsizing to me."
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"Why do they all gain those extra pounds at the exact same time of the year?"
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"And now here's Zeus with the weather."
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"Bad news-the cost of shoes is going back up."
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"My wish is simple—to give something back to the community."
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A Sisyphean Workout At The Gym
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Sisyphus Pushes A Giant Bowling Ball
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The Horn Of Extra Square Footage
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"Don't be a stranger, now that you know the way!"
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The Marriage of Sisyphus
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"The left rear has nice eyes."
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The Jitney 'Cross The Styx
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Sisyphus Rakes The Leaves
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"Do we need to do this in public?"
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A Centaur Taking A Shower
"Hey, Sisyphus, when you've got a minute I'd like to discuss this progress report with you."
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Corporate Leaders Gather In A Field Outside Darien, Connecticut, Where One Of Them Claims To Have Seen The Invisible Hand Of The Marketplace
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"Whoa, Galahad-you've got a bad case of knight face."
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"You will always be a hero, but you will never be a superhero."
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A Visit From The Procrastination Muse
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