"The active ingredient is marketing."
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"I'm getting your dear, departed husband—he can't believe you paid forty-five dollars for this."
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Hoax Ethnic Food
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By allowing the predator to blend in with his surroundings, nature affords him the protection he needs to effectively stalk his prey.
When the Inventor of the Wheel Met the Inventor of the Deal.
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"Try as we might, sir, our team of management consultants has been unable to find a single fault in the manner in which you conduct your business."
"They offer a discount if you book the airline, hotel, and car reservations for completely different cities."
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"We've been getting a lot of calls saying that you're a terrible magician."
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"This detergent sucks."
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"The women on these dating sites don't seem to believe I'm a prince."
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"You bet I'd love a free trip to Cancún."
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"Think it over very carefully. After all, it's the biggest single investment you'll ever make."
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Channelling on the Cheap
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"I'm between congregations."
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Berlitz guide to Scamese
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"I'm not here to take away your guns—I'm here to sell you some overpriced insurance."
"That was before I found this amazing new way to earn $$$ working from home."
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"It says, 'Congratulations! You've been chosen as a finalist to be King of England.'"
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"For only five dollars more, the guy let me have the 'Smart Hammer.'"
"You wouldn't believe how good they are. I'm making money on my asbestos and horseshoe stocks."
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"My two-year-old actually did paint that."
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'Earn Dollars a Day by Doing Absolutely Nothing!'
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"How nice of you to call me out of the blue, young man. It so happens I have forty-five million just sitting in my piggy bank, and maybe having a broker wouldn't be such a bad idea."
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