"Have you and Tim picked out a name for the career obstacle yet?"
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"As soon as one problem is solved, another rears its ugly head."
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"On the one hand, I know I could make more money if I left public service for the private sector, but, on the other hand, I couldn't chop off heads."
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The Manhattan Triangle
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"According to the most recent report, we have no recourse but to abandon ship."
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"Will you be passing a mailbox?"
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Simon Says 'Cross'
"You want the gimmick? Here's the gimmick. Kevin Costner won't produce it, he won't direct it, and he won't star in it."
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"That was just a simulation. Nothing can prepare you for the kind of monkey bars you'll find in an actual war zone."
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"Hey! Get a load of the acoustics."
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Toys from the Pre School of Hard Knocks - Stumbling Blocks.
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"Good news. Your execution was overturned on appeal."
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"I'd rather drown."
Tags:office, offices, business, businesses, businessman, businessmen, executive, executives, stranded, island, islands, boss, bosses, drown, drowning, death wish, death wishes, dying wish, dying wishes, men, man, hate, hatred, problem, problems, obstacles, obstacle, swim, swimming, dictator, dictators
A man shovels snow into his neighbor's yard.
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Stop Pay Toll
"Crazy old-timers used to call this 'accordion weather'."
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"Mind the whale, dear."
"Since discovering fire, he's done nothing but binge-watching."
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