"I didn't realize, Your Honor. I assumed the law here was the same as in New Jersey. As you may know, dog eat dog is permissible there."
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"Well, I'll be darned. They had just walked away."
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"You're cute, too."
"Miss Gaines, send in someone who reminds me of myself as a lad."
"This place isn't bad during the week, but on weekends it turns into a zoo."
Tags:bar, bars, pub, pubs, bartender, bartenders, server, servers, barkeep, barkeeps, barkeeper, barkeepers, patron, patrons, customer, customers, drink, drinks, drinking, drinking alcohol, alcohol, alcoholic, liquor, booze, animal, animals, zoo, zoo animal, zoo animals, lion, lions, elephant, elephants, monkey, monkeys, giraffe, giraffes, crowd, crowds, crowded, busy, weekend, weekends, weekend crowd, weekend crowds, phrase, phrases, expression, expressions, idiom, idioms, word play, wordplay
"Roger, I think it's time we had a little talk about the birds and the bees."
Tags:manager, managers, management, firing, fired, fire, fires, lay off, lay-offs, laid off, birds and the bees, birds and bees, animal, animals, saying, sayings, cliche, cliches, phrase, phrases, literal, literality, literally, bird, birds, bee, bees, heron, herons, owl, owls, parrot, parrots, desk, desk job, desk jobs, desk jockey, desk jockeys, cubicle, cubicles, personalisation, personalised, personalized, personalization, toy, toys, decoration, decorate, decorated, decorations, ornament, ornaments, warning, warnings, boss, talking to, getting a talking to, parental, paternal
A tombstone with an epitaph that reads "Tuned in, turned on, dropped out, dropped in, worked out, saved up, dropped dead."
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The Yessiree Bob Building and No Way Jose fire escape.
"It's quite a feather in your cap, Beavis. What's it for?"
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"Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will stay with me forever as they sit inside me,getting turned over and over, being blown completely out of proportion."
"I hope his dark side is more interesting."
Tags:bar fly, bar flies, pub, pubs, bar, bars, drink, drinks, drinking, drinker, drinkers, moon, moons, date, dates, dating, dating game, modern life, modern world, crescent moon, dark side of the moon, well known, well-known, phrases, phrase, sceince, scientists, scientist, space, the moon, dark side, a dark side, interest, interesting, bored, boring, boredom, literal, visual gag
"U txtn 2 me?"
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"Try 'Open underscore sesame.' "
Tags:ali baba, forty thieves, ali baba and the forty thieves, one thousand and one nights, literature, cave, caves, open sesame, underscore, magic words, magic word, magical phrase, password, passwords, security, internet security, protection, complicated password, complicated passwords, intricate password, intricate passwords, computer, computers, computer password, computer passwords, technology, modern life, phrase, arabian nights
"Roger always lived on the edge. Then one day he fell off."
Tags:relationship, relationships, love, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, dead husband, dead husbands, widow, widows, dead, death, portrait, portraits, living on the edge, expression, expression, phrases, phrase, men, man, brave, courage, courageous, risky, bold, daring, dangerous, word play, wordplay
"It's the best thing since bread torn into little pieces."
The Legendary Birth of an Idiom
"Get a life."
"Oh, yeah? When's the last time you dragged anything in?"
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, argument, arguments, arguing, fight, fights, fighting, conflict, conflicts, animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, talking pet, talking pets, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, talking cat, talking cats, cat, feline, felines, cats, cat owner, cat owners, personification, anthropomorphic, anthropomorphism, drag, dragged, look what the cat dragged in, expression, expressions, phrase, phrases, idiom, idioms, word play, wordplay
"We've come to spoil the broth."
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"We think you could gain much wider support simply by re-languaging your bigotry."
Tags:language, lingo, languages, speak, speaking, public speaking, speech, slang, slangs, phrase, phrasing, jargon, jargons, implied, imply, implication, implicate, implications, spin, spinning, spin doctor, media spin, support, supporting, underhand, underhanded, pr, public relations, present, presentation, bigot, bigots, activist, activism
"You can't say the U.N. isn't trying."
Tags:politics, world politics, united nations, un, u.n., general assembly, security council, sign, signs, nameplate, nameplates, kiss me, kiss, kissing, country, countries, state, states, diplomacy, diplomat, diplomats, world peace, co-operation, cooperation, attempt, attempts, attempting, trying, delegate, delegates, representative, representatives, international security, peace, security, order, love, cliche, cliches, phrase, phrases, word play, wordplay
A diner menu offers things you can eat: your words, your hat, crow, and my dust.
Tags:eat your words, eating your words, eat your hat, eating your hat, eat crow, eats crow, eating crow, eat my dust, diner, diners, greasy spoon, greasy spoons, menu, menu option, menu options, idiom, idioms, expression, expressions, saying, sayings, phrase, phrases, famous phrase, famous phrases, counter, counters
"To tell you the truth, I don't think I fly as much as I should."
"He talks the talk."
Brad Talbot - "Hey, I'm outta here."