In and Out Box
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"All work and no play makes you a valued employee."
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"No, not there, please. That's where I'm going to put my head."
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Escaping the Office
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"Make it quick—I only have a minute."
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Too early to begin working on/Too late to do anything about.
"I figured you'd end up looking like that."
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"I want to apologise for calling this meeting on such short notice."
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"I still say we're stretched dangerously thing."
"I've got a lot on my plate right now. For starters, I need to sharpen my pencil, refill my coffee and get a new comb."
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"It's not a nap if I'm sitting at my desk."
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"Miss Ross, get me a motivational speaker."
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"Weekends I like to be able to panic without having all the distractions."
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"Things are crazy right now. Let me get back to you after the holidays."
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"I'll be on vacation until I find my cell phone."
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"Don't bring the cares of the barn out into the pasture."
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Dead Man Presents Flat Line At Meeting
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"What the hell sort of convenient new feature is this?"
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"For a desk job, it sure does come with a lot of jet lag."
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"Damn it, Franklin - when will you learn to delegate."
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"Dead man walking."
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"I hope, Reinhardt, that you're not one of those people whose sense of self-worth is defined by their job."
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"How about a little more coffee?"
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"The law is a jealous mistress, something wives just have to understand."
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