"We began with a hip replacement and just sort of riffed off that."
Tags:replacement, hip replacement, robot, robots, bits and bobs, trash, garage sale, yard sale, replaced, replace, upgrade, upgrades, prosthetic, prosthetics, amputees, prosthesis, surgery, surgeon, surgeons, get well, get well soon, hospital, hospitals, doctor, doctors, hip, hips, joint, joints, arthritis, growing old, older, age, aged, ageing
"Fortunately, I think we have an extremely accurate copy of it in the museum's gift shop."
Tags:museum, museums, gallery, galleries, art, vase, vases, antique, antiques, priceless, original, accident, accidents, broken, smashed, damaged, copy, copies, fake, fakes, counterfeit, counterfeits, fix, problem, problems, mistake, mistakes, replace, replacement, replacements, gift shop, gift shops, director, directors, security, security guard, security guards, cover-up, cover-ups, cover up, cover ups, deception
"If I die first, you should remarry. If you die first, I'll get a dog."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship problems, relationship issues, couple, couples, married life, marriage, marriages, husband, husbands, wife, wives, widow, widows, death, after death, replace, replacement, replacements, remarry, remarriage, remarrying, animal, animals, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, dog, dogs, dog owner, dog owners, dog lover, dog lovers
"But let's not dwell on the past."
Tags:death, dead, die, died, dying, dies, dwell, dwelling, dwells, past, dwell on the past, meeting, meetings, exec, executive, executives, execs, chairman, chair, board, board member, board members, empty, empty seat, empty chair, fire, fired, fires, fear, fearing, feared, afraid, scare, scared, replace, replacement, conspicuous, conspicuous absence, absent, absence, businessmen, businessman, big business, big boss, fat cat
"Nice, but as long as there are readers there will be scrolls."
Tags:book, books, scroll, scrolls, scrolling, technology, technologies, invention, invent, invents, internet, online, on-line, world wide web, history, historical, techno-pessimism, computer, computers, replace, replacing, obsolete, obsolescence, novel, novels, writer, writers, writing, replacement, improved, improving, improve
"Does the co-op board have any idea when the elevators will be replaced?"
Tags:elevator, elevators, lift, lifts, cannon, cannons, human cannonball, human cannonballs, co-op, co-op board, co-op boards, board meeting, board meetings, replace, replacement, replacements, out of order, out of service, convenience, apartment, apartments, apartment complex, apartment complexes, flat, flats, doorman, doormen
"My son is a millennial—I should just go to jail for him."
Tags:court, courts, courtroom, courtrooms, trial, trials, legal system, justice system, law, laws, legal, judge, judges, lawyer, lawyers, counselor, counselors, counsellors, counsellors, attorney, attorneys, solicitor, solicitors, barrister, barristers, legal counsel, client, clients, defense, defence, defendant, defendants, witness, witnesses, witness stand, kid, kids, child, children, son, sons, adult child, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, family, families, helicopter parent, helicopter parents, spoiled, coddled, indulgent, pampered, replace, replacing, exchange, exchanging, trading places, sacrifice, sacrifices, sacrificing, offer, offers, offering, millennial, millennials, modern parent, modern parents, modern parenting, modern life
"Not right this second, but I'm very unhappy with that refrigerator."
A series of wind-up tin cups walk past a man on the sidewalk.
Tags:cup, cups, tin cup, tin cups, beg, begs, begging, beggar, beggars, panhandle, panhandles, panhandling, panhandler, panhandlers, hobo, hobos, homeless, homelessness, homeless person, homeless people, mechanization, mechanisation, automation, automated, robot, robots, worker, workers, job loss, job losses, tramp, tramps, take work, takes work, replace, replaces, replacement, replacements
"I haven't gotten as much done, but I've had a lot more energy ever since I replaced Gloria with a smoothie."
Tags:smoothie, smoothies, receptionist, receptionists, assistant, assistants, secretary, secretaries, energy, energies, replace, replacement, executive, executives, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, businesspeople, business man, business men, business person, business people, smoothie, smoothies, energise, energize, blend, blending, inefficient, inefficiency, offices
"They broke all the Commandments. Can they have some more?"
Tags:religion, religious, bible, biblical, old testament, exodus, book of exodus, deuteronomy, book of deuteronomy, moses, commandment, commandments, ten commandments, 10 commandments, decalogue, law, laws, rule, rules, sins, sinner, sinners, sinning, broke, broken, breaking, more, replace, replacement, replacements, replacing, christianity, judaism
"But you're broken, now we need to bring in some young people."
Tags:fire, fired, firing, firings, layoff, layoffs, laid off, laying off, boss, office, offices, manager, managers, management, broke, broken, replace, replaces, replacement, replacements, young person, youth, youthful, ageism, ageist, ageists, old age, grow old, grows old, growing old, useless, uselessness, worthless, worthlessness
"All my gadgets are old. I'd like some new gadgets."
Tags:modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, modern technology, modern technologies, gadget, gadgets, consumer, consumers, consumerism, replace, replacement, replacements, single use, throw away society, throw-away society, built in obsolescense, built-in obsolescense, planned obsolescense, obsolete, developing technology, developing technologies, overconsumption
"Miss Smith, who replaced my intercom with a small rock?"
Tags:intercom, intercoms, replace, replacing, ignorant, ignorance, stupid, stupidity, rock, rocks, annoyance, annoying, boss, bosses, boss man, big boss, chief, exec, execs, executive, executives, management style, management, manager, managers, jargon, office, office ecology, office life, modern world, modern life, working world, fool, fools
"If you're ever sick of anything and your secretary needs some papers signed, I can do your signature perfectly."
Tags:sick, on leave, holiday, holidays, vacation, vacations, fill in, filling in, replace, replacement, sign, signed, signature, signatures, forge, forged, forgery, suck up, secretary, secretarial, boss, big boss, management, middle management, supervisor, supervisors, office ecology, office drone, rat race, office drones, working world, white collar crime, world of work, modern world, corporate, c corporation, corporations, top down
"Our stock just went up ten points on the rumor that I was replacing you all with burlap sacks stuffed with straw."
Tags:ship, galley slave, forced labour, rowing, galley, galleys, at the oars, at the oar, oar, oars, beating drum, beating of the drum, beat the drum, repeal and replace, repeal, replace, obamacare, aca, affordable care act, trumpcare, ahca, american health care act, repeal obamacare, replace obamacare, healthcare reform, healthcare reforms, mantra, mantras, chant, chanting, slavish obedience, servile obedience, gop, mindless chant
"Who do you want to replace when you grow up?"
Will robots ever replace man?