"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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"Yeah, I was into the pet thing for a while, but that scene wasn't for me."
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"Sorry, kiddo. Your old man has to work so you can go to the best drug trials in the country."
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"I was in a different place then."
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"Wait a minute. Where am I going? I'm a writer."
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"I'm a well known food critic, but I've never been able to turn it into cash."
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"We've decided that it will be better for his later development if we speak to him only in legalese."
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"The damsel-in-distress thing is just one of several income streams that I pursue."
"I love being on the mommy track."
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"That'll be the day!"
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"When I grow up, I want to go into medicine and help people who can pay out of pocket."
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Pirate Dives For Underwater Treasure
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Sociologists on Strike! Nation in Peril!!
Caution: Generous Gratuity Expected
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"Ironically, I used to be a fundraiser."
Pirate with a Shepherd's Crook for an Arm
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"Then we agree! We're doing the best job that can be done considering that the country's ungovernable."
"Ma'am, it's your husband. There's been an auto accident."
"What do you mean, 'Who's el ca-pi-tán to Albuquerque'?"
"I've read everything you've ever reviewed!"
"Impressed? Well, wait until I tell you about this next case."
"That's not a math lesson. That's just some notes to myself."
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"Every now and then, I find myself in a room filled with people who are wrong."
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"I believe in purebreds for accounting but your best P.R. types come from the pound."
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