"Hey, Doug! Great Party!"
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"Me? I'm just one of those shadowy figures who inhabit the mysterious twilight world where the medical and legal professions meet."
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"I'm sorry, I didn't hear what you said. I was listening to my body."
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"Thanks. It's vintage."
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Dogs have name tags on their rear ends.
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"She's too old for her hair."
"Melanie, this is my husband, Greg, and Greg's jacket from a previous marriage."
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"I'm worried. He's lost interest in absolutely everything except the Stamford Mall."
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"Welcome to the after-party."
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"Catherine's gift to us tonight is her poetry."
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"He's not much fun, but he's made entirely from recycled materials."
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"And just who the hell are you to tell me I'm entitled to my opinion?"
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"My friend with the long-haired dachshunds is Noreen."
"Oh, Lord! We forgot to invite any content providers."
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"Our hobby is finding old, run-down Victorian houses and levelling them."
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"We didn't have time to pick up a bottle of wine, but this is what we would have spent."
"Funny. I never thought of you as having legs."
"Fruit salad? Count me in!"
"I thank you guys for a wonderful time—and for giving me the opportunity to access some laughter!"
"Take your pick—those people are talking schools. Next to them is real estate, and over by the stairs is money."
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"I, too, want to preserve the environment, just as it is: acid rain, holes in the ozone layer, lots of crap in the air."
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"This was supposed to be a surprise party for you, but nobody showed up."
"You look great. Let's go!"
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"Gee, you're not at all like your obituaries."
"The way I see it, the Constitution cuts both ways. The First Amendment gives you the right to say what you want, but the Second Amendment gives me the right to shoot you for it."
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