"We stand to pick up some Iraqi waste-management contracts."
Tags:mob, mobster, mobsters, mafia, mafioso, mafiosos, gangster, gangsters, business, businessmen, diversification, diversify, waste-managment, waste management, monopoly, monopolies, garbage, garbage man, refuse, refuse collector, refuse collection, rubbish, rubbish collector, sanitation worker, sanitation workers, garbage collector, garbage collectors, rubbish man, rubbish men, iraq, iraq war, war profiteering, war profit
Gentlemen Without Caps Will Not be Served
Tags:diner, diners, diner car, diner cars, eating out, dining out, dress code, cress codes, black tie, black tie event, black tie events, fashions, trend, trends, following trends, cap, caps, baseball cap, baseball caps, refuse, refused, reject, rejected, rejection, rejections, modern life, modern times modern attitudes, cloths, clothing, dressing up, dress up, dress-up
"Goodness gracious great balls of fire, no!"
Tags:jerry lee lewis, loan, loans, bank loan, bank loans, payday loan, payday loans, refuse, refuses, refusing, refusal, credit, bad credit, credit check, credit checks, failing credit checks, rude, rudeness, impolite, loan officer, loan officers, rock 'n' roll, rock music, rocker, rockers, bank, banks, banking, banker, bankers
"Mommy is taking the nap that you refused to take."
Tags:parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, child, kid, kids, childhood, growing up, growing-up, toddler, toddlers, infant, infants, terrible twos, terrible 2s, over worked, over work, overworked, overwork, sleeping on the job, exhausted, exhaustion, tired, tiring, nap, naps, naptime, naptimes, cat nap, cat naps, snooze, snoozing, mother, mothers, mom, moms, mum, mums, refuse, refusing, refusal, inconsiderate, tantrum, tantrums, throwing a tantrum
"The bank accepted bones in the eighties. We don't accept bones anymore."
Tags:dog, dogs, bone, bones, bond, bonds, bond market, the bond market, banks, bank, banker, bankers, finance, financial sector, the financial sector, banking, premium bond, premium bonds, refuse, refusal, refused, refusals, out dated, out of date, junk bond, junk bonds, bank teller, bank tellers, savings and loans, s & l, savings and loans crisis
"I'm sorry, Mr. Jenkins doesn't like you."
Tags:receptionist, receptionists, reception, secretary, secretaries, pa, personal assistant, office, offices, meetings, meeting, boss, bosses, manager, managers, bluntness, blunt receptionist, blunt receptionists, blunt personal assistant, dislike, doesn't like, refuse, refusal, refuses entry, dismissed
"Neither the time nor the place, Doug!"
Tags:irony, ironic, emergency hotline, emergency hotlines, emergency, injury, injured, emergency care, idiom, idioms, saying, sayings, service, refused service, refuse, refused, domestic, domestics, marital spat, marital spats, poor timing, bad timing, marriage problem, marriage problems, marital problem, marital problems, medical emergency, emergency service, emergency services, emergency number, emergency numbers, contretemps, accident, accidents, mishap, mishaps, misadventure, misadventures, unsympathetic, missing the obvious
"Not a chance."
Tags:boardroom, boardrooms, meeting, meetings, business meeting, business meetings, board meeting, board meetings, vote, voting, party, parties, work party, work parties, office party, office parties, party hat, party hats, disagree, disagreement, in disagreement, refuse, refusal, controversial, disagreeing, disagreements, killjoy, killjoys, spoilsport, spoilsports, birthday, birthdays, christmas, christmas time
"I'm sorry, Jim. I love you, but I hate Vermont."
"Not tonight, Hon—I'm trying to cut down."
"Sorry, Roy, I don't think any man can help."
Tags:help, helps, helping out, helps out, depressed, depression, helper, helpers, cheer, cheerful, cheerfulness, melancholy, melancholic, clinical depression, sad, sadness, pathetic, helpless, helpful, helpfulness, therapist, therapists, therapy, lost cause, lost causes, refuse, refuses, refusing, refusal, refusals, gender divide, gender division, gender divisions
"I assume that's a no?"
"We don't much go in for the Stockholm syndrome around here."
Tags:stockholm syndrome, kidnap, kidnaps, kidnapping, kidnappers, valentine, valentines, box of chocolates, gift, gifts, captor, captors, affection, display of affection, displays of affection, devil, devils, satan, lucifer, satanic, fond, fondness, damned, damnation, chocolate, chocolates, refuse, refuses, refusal, refusals, afterlife, afterlives, present, presents, mental health, mental health problem, mental health problems
"I'm sorry, young man, I just can't go through with this ceremony!"
Tags:minister, ministers, blow up doll, blow up dolls, ceremony, ceremonies, wedding ceremony, wedding ceremonies, inanimate object, inanimate objects, marry, marries, marrying, marriage, marries, refuse, refuses, refusing, refusal, refusals, priest, priests, church wedding, church weddings, back out, backs out, backing out, alternative relationship, alternative relationships
"I can't even deal."
Tags:deal, deals, dealer, dealers, dealing, can't even, expression, expressions, literal, idiom, idioms, saying, sayings, literal, card, cards, card dealer, card dealers, las vegas, vegas, blackjack, card game, card games, gamble, gambles, gambling, gambler, gamblers, overwhelm, overwhelms, overwhelmed, refuse, refuses, refusing, refusal, refusals
"No, I don't believe youth is wasted on the young. I believe money is."
Tags:waste, wastes, wasting, wasted, allowance, allowances, pocket money, waste money, wastes money, wasting money, priority, priorities, prioritize, prioritizes, prioritizing, teenager, teenage son, teenage sons, adolescent, adolescence, waste, wastes, cliche, cliches, wisdom, words of wisdom, spending choice, spending choices, big spender, big spenders, stingy, father, fathers, dad, dads, parent, parents, raise, raises, refuse, refuses, refusing, teenage boy, teenage boys
"That was my answering cervix."
Detritus, the god of garbage