"We were two ships that passed in the night for a couple of nights in a row."
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"Forget it, Josh – neither of us has the time management skills for a sordid affair."
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"Is this business or pleasure?"
"Will you be needing any more repressed sexual tension before I leave for the day, sir?"
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"Well, enough of the coy sexual byplay Bobby. I've got to dive back into the data stream."
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"Would it disturb you if I sang?"
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"Here are the office supplies-it's also where people weep or sexually harass each other."
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"I just worry that it's affecting our work."
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"You look sharp, like a carefully aged Cheddar."
"O.K., show's over, back to work."
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"How about instead of another stupid Monday lunch we go to my place, crank up Terry Gross, and play Twister naked?"
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"I thought we were soul mates, too, so imagine my surprise to find that my actual soul mate is Nicole in accounting."
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"I appreciate the overture, Nick, but I'm trying to cut down on after-work cocktails with Mr. Wrong."
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"I only date subordinates from other companies."