"Still snowing upstate?"
"Let me guess. You had it up to here with the world of business, so you packed it all in and started your own winery."
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Woman on Subway's Thoughts
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"This fundamentally changes everything we know about elephants!"
"But otherwise I'll bet they lead very dull lives."
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"Those bullet holes are something new, aren't they?"
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A man sits alone on a desert island being monitored by a CCTV camera
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"I know we agreed to a period of watchful waiting, but this is more watchful than I bargained for."
"I love your early work."
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"Just as we suspected--they're beginning to form a boy band."
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Descent Into The Maelstrom
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The Observation Deck of Apartment 2-N
Zoo patrons look at each other behind bars.
"We will now observe a moment of silently checking our BlackBerrys."
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"The results show your masculinity to be benign, but let's keep an eye on it."
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"What channel is David's summer camp on?"
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A man watches shadow puppets on the moon
"My first Social Security check."
"Gosh, before you know it they'll be all grown up and making poor decisions that you can't comment on or ever make peace with!"
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