"Hand me my claw hammer."
"If the plunger doesn't clear up the condition, bring in your drains and we'll have a look at them."
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"Same old, same old, Rapunzel.
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"Alright, now see what happens when you turn the faucet off."
"Do you really know what you're doing, or do you Google-search know?"
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"I see the radiator's Baroque again."
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"We have to stick around - the fire guy's coming between twelve and two."
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"It's the super - he says a lot of short American fiction has been clogging the pipes in the basement."
"I feel less pressure but I also feel I can't get things done the way I used to."
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"Here's your problem."
"I'm here to fix the lasagne."
"Fredric W. Desbrow & Son, plumbers."
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A pelican with a pipe leading from his large bill to his stomach.
"Would you prefer me to hover over you silently or awkwardly try to make small talk?"
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A man walking down the street notices water leaking out from under a door, and then sees a boat on the water on the horizon through the display window.
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A plumber pulls cash out from the sewer near a casino.
"We can't tell yet if it's a malfunction or a dysfunction."
"Good news! Our septic tank is shot."
"The problem is that your trap is one big macaroni."
"This is going to be kind of a working lunch."
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"Mr. Dankin, the plumber will see you now."
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"Well, we found out what's been clogging up your drains!"
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"Oh, there's your problem—twenty years of resentment at having to do the dishes."
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