"And may we continue to be worthy of consuming a disproportionate share of this planet's resources."
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"Don't forget to take a handful of our complimentary antibiotics on your way out."
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"The F.D.A. is nuts about it."
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"I fear there are only so many bamboo metaphors the average reader can tolerate."
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"I have an app that gives me points for looking up from my phone."
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"Let's go out and state at our phones."
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"I've grown numb to exclamation points."
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