"If we give you an office with a window, how do we know you won't just fly away?"
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"Aaah . . . The smell of fresh-mown employees."
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"I'll check and see if he's available."
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"That's not what you told my screener you wanted to talk about."
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Mrs. Lipman lacked organizational skills.
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"I'm going to need a larger waste basket, Al, Marge and I want to start a family."
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A knight sits as the receptionist in front of a castle.
"No need to remind me. I'm well aware that I've forgotten completely about you."
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All Visitors Must Be Announced Then Denigrated in Some Way.
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Home office manager