"We began with a hip replacement and just sort of riffed off that."
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"Now that you've met all the people who could easily replace you, I'd like you to meet the person who is actually going to replace you."
"In order to remain competitive in today's marketplace, Bentham, I'm afraid we're going to have to replace you with a sleazeball."
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"Hey, Fred, how's my old office?"
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"Sure, the dish ran away with me, but then she left me for a melon baller."
Tags:nursery rhymes, nursery rhymes, dish and spoon, the dish and the spoon, the dish ran away with the spoon, cutlery, silverware, cheat, cheater, cheaters, affair, affairs, elope, elopement, eloping, two timer, two timers, two timing, adulterer, adulterers, breakup, breakups, break up, break ups, bad relationship, bad relationships, hey diddle diddle, melon ball, melon balls, melon baller, melon ballers, replaced, replacement
"I'm Generation Z. Nice to meet you."
"Every day I live in fear that our jobs will be replaced by pillows."
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"We do all those old tricks electronically now."
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"We know technology would replace us someday."
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"For your vet bills alone we can hire two pups."
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"I can't believe it- a punk like me laying off an industry legend like you."
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"Hi, I'm the new you."
"Who do you want to replace when you grow up?"
"We're considering outsourcing your job. Could you explain to this guy in Guatemala whatever it is you do around here?"
"You're being replaced by our new corporate swoosh."
Will robots ever replace man?