The Return of Guarded Optimism
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"Well, yes, it's a routine procedure - if you routinely have someone slice open your body with sharp instruments and then fiddle with your insides."
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"Damn it, Farrell, if you're going to blow the whistle, blow it!"
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"No, I don't need an alarm clock - anxiety is my alarm clock."
The Nervous Gourmet:Low-Risk Chicken
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The Heimlich Maneuver
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A man is sat between thugs on the subway.
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"I have to go wee-wee."
"Do cars just hate me?"
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"You ought to do what I do—have a few belts before you meet with the old man."
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"Lately, everything has been getting on his nerves, Doctor. The credit people, the flooded basement, Mother's complaining about not getting enough zinc, Jimmy Carter. . ."
"You know, if she weren't part of a well-regulated militia I'd be a little nervous."
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"I will never let you drown."
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"The cook, sire--for some reason you have his pepper mill."
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The Story of Oh
"Has there been any unusual activity in our stock? The canary just died."
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Deal we must.
"If it were painful, could I do this?"
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Deal we must.
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"I don't know whether your tired, anxious, nervous, or whatever. But it looks like a clear case of performance anxiety."
"If anything happens, Janice, I love you."
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"My, this Cabernet pairs well with your parents and the four Martinis I had at the bar."
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"I hope it doesn't make you nervous to have me watch you."