"Attention passengers. Flight 369 has been cancelled due to our desire to ruin your life."
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"Sorry folks-it's not what you ordered, but everyone is getting fettucine until we fix the computer."
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"Our maintenance crew is fixing a problem that should only take a few minutes but which will haunt you for the duration of the flight."
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"Uh-oh, your coverage doesn't seem to include illness."
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The Berlitz Guide to Parent-Teacher Conferences
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"So–what seems to be the problem?"
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"You've got someone's shirt caught on your left horn."
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"What can I do? Fuel prices are so high."
"We think it has something to do with your genome."
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"You know, doctor, right now I'd really prefer if your sense of humor were a tad less self-deprecating."
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"Being in possession of great wealth made me a bit self-conscious at first, but I finally came to terms with it."
"But Moses, if I let your people go I'll have to let everybody's people go."
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"I'm not trying to change you—I'm trying to enhance you."
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"There's your problem."
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"It may surprise you to know that, contrary to your experience, you're actually very happily married."
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"Mr. Bush, this is Vytautas Landsbergis, in Vilnius. Guess what."
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Bat hanging upside down drops all his money, matches and keys.
"I'm allergic to the sun."
"Carol, check my appointment book—something's not right."
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"O.K., Chief, see if she starts now."
"Look, you're not the only one with problems."
"Where's the ball? Where's the ball?"
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"As I recall from the last session, you were born in Tennessee and raised in the woods, so you knew every tree. Then something happened when you were only three. What was that?"
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"Frankly, counselor, I don't care how stressful this is for your client—tell him to get out of that damn yoga position."
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"Under new business: Peterson, at Hammond Point Beach, reports that a person in the water is flailing about and calling for help. Peterson wants to know what action, if any, he should take."
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