"We'll probably vote for the least qualified candidate. We have no judgment skills."
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"To be honest - I'm not sure that accounting can be taught."
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"So, Slim, where did you learn to shop like that?"
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"Actually, he's not so bad, considering that he's recipe-dependent."
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"The bunny did not get the job because the bunny is cute. The bunny got the job because the bunny knows WordPerfect."
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My First Boat
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"You're the Maharaja of Chitchat!"
"Wow, you're right—this is hard."
"My greatest asset is my ability to tell you exactly what you want to hear."
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"You call this a knot?"
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"We lose a little dexterity, but we gain a lot of confidence."
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"We already have an eight-hundred-pound gorilla."
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"Watch out for his being better at boxing than you."
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"You should be aware that we already have a strong in-house candidate."
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"We're a great team, Sash—you with your small and large motor skills, me with my spatial awareness and hand-eye coördination."
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The Judgment of Paris
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"Why do I have to be talented at something? Why can't I just be talented?"
Sports Radio in Crisis
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"O.K., laugh, but this is going to be my ticket out of here."
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"Do you mean good, or good for a pumpkin?"
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"As a company, and as individuals, we are without irony. Will that bother you?"
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"O.K., I'm good for I.T.—how about spreadsheets, anybody here good at spreadsheets?"
Tags:office, office life, worker, workers, employee, employees, job, jobs, work, business, businessmen, businessman, manager, managers, hire, hiring, day laborer, day laborers, day labourer, day labourers, workmen, workman, skill, skills, it, i.t., information technology, spreadsheet, spreadsheets, undocumented, contractor, contractors, boss, bosses, parking lot, parking lots, modern life, unemployment, unemployed
"Lately, I've been thinking about becoming really good at something."
Tags:talent, talents, talented, new hobby, new hobbies, new pastime, new pastimes, interest, interests, skill, skills, skill set, skill sets, skill-set, skill-sets, incompetent, incompetence, motivation, motivations, career path, career paths, lifestyle change, lifestyle changes, training, new job, new jobs, skill set, skill-set, apathy
"Super! Now, once you've rebuilt civilization I can do the investment banking."
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"I've got some skills - I'm just not sure they add up to a 'set.'"