"Not guilty, Your Honor, and thank you for asking."
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"I only sniffed his ass to be polite."
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"Gee, I'm sorry this had to happen on our first date!"
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WHEN MANNERS COUNTED'Dad, Nigel would like to apologize."
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"No need to apologize. You had a job to do and you did it."
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Snowman Tips Hat... And Head.
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Ringing the Doorbell
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Worn Gentility Sale
"How much do we have to leave to avoid a social-media incident?"
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"How would you like me to answer that question? As a member of my ethnic group, educational class, income group, or religious category?"
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"Once you've stood up for one actor, you're not allowed to sit back down for the next."
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"David writes all his own speeches."
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"Neil, here, is a retired Army general who has been on Ted Koppel a lot recently, shooting his mouth off."
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Small Talk Outlet
"If you won't let me pay for dinner, at least let me pay for sex later."
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"It's our way of saying, 'Thank you for shopping at Wilson's.' "
"While I'm up, can I get you anything from the imagination department?"
"Pardon me, but you're sitting on my brother."
"The Passive-Agressive Door-Holding Game:See if you can make an innocent stranger hurry from more than fifteen feet away while you hold the door."
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"Hey! Elbows off the table."
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Tags:canada, canadian, canadians, canuck, canucks, polite, politeness, manners, good manners, stand-off, stand-offs, standoff, standoffs, after you, ladies first, fair, fairness, insist, i insist, insisting, elevator, elevators, door, doors, first, go first, going first, argument, argue, argument, deadlock, stereotype, stereotypes, stereotyping
"I'm giving you one last chance to talk before Vinny says 'Please.' "
"But it's a wet heat."
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"It keeps me from looking at my phone every two seconds."
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