"I can't go much longer without your asking why I'm vegan."
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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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"Why are they always pushing quality on us?"
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"I'm trying not to badger- how am I doing?"
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"Before we start, have you folks considered upgrading to Platinum Élite membership?"
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"Excuse me, do you have a minute for someone other than yourself you selfish bastard?"
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"Hi, Honey—what achievements today?"
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God asks an angel for change for a tower viewer.
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A businessman pushes Cinderella aside and takes the carriage.
"Just remember, son, it doesn't matter whether you win or lose - unless you want Daddy's love."
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"Now, remember, be the yourself we talked about."
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"Don't give me that. My lawyers assure me there's a loophole in your menu's no-substitution clause big enough to drive a truck through. Now, either I get my creamed spinach instead of those fried onion rings or we'll continue this discussion in court."
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"I suppose you'd like me to go out and make friends for you!"
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