"It's just the architect's model, but I'm very excited."
"I had a nice time, Steve. Would you like to come in, settle down, and raise a family?"
"But, sweetheart, why do you have to marry a doctor? Why can't you marry a fireman?"
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"Let's do it, let's fall in love."
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"The proposal sounds good. Of course, I still have to run it by my people over at the Psychic Friends Network."
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"Simply put, Marcia, I want to be your President."
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"I'm rich, you're thin. Together, we're perfect."
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"Omigod. You're backpedalling."
Beltway Car Pool"Under the proposal, regional 'health alliances'—essentially, giant insurance-buying pools—would collect money from employers and individuals and in return offer them a variety of competing health plans. A national health board would control the alliances' budgets and prevent them from raising insurance premiums over a certain amount. Cool!"
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"O.K. How about I throw in a necklace, too?"
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"And you're telling me this because?"
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"Of course, we can do spare and minimalist, but not on your budget."
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Overcrowded Schools: Three Proposals.
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"Legal and accounting were O.K. with it, but I had trouble getting it past archery."
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"Try again, boys. This has visibility and credibility, but it still lacks deniability."
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"And will you take my name even if you wind up making more money than I do?"
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"The word you're searching for is 'wife.' "
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"Wow! From down here your nostrils look huge!"
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"I guess this makes up for all those months you didn't speak to me."
"Oh, by the way, your three-o'clock got squashed."
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"And, yet another plus, it will block out the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays from a considerable portion of the city."
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A woman stands on a beach watching an airplane going by pulling a banner that reads "Debbie, I have a problem with intimacy - Tony".
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"O.K., Let's try this scenario..."
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"Talk long-term commitment to me."