"Only time will tell whether this merger makes sense or not."
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"It's definitely a change of tactics, but the over-all strategy remains the same."
"Are we there yet?"
"Thanks, guys. Looks great!"
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"I may have something rather outside your field. Would you consider indentured servitude?"
"Should I free the gays, too?"
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"The word 'slave' is so degrading. Why don't we call you intern."
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"Sims, we've decided to let you go."
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"All I'm saying is that wind power isn't all it's cracked up to be."
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"This area has a long and rich history. First, the Indians lived here, then it was a plantation with slaves, then poor people lived here, and now it's a magnificent condo complex."
"Hey, remember a few days ago, when all this was unacceptable?"
With the aid of an abacus, Elizabeth Barrett Browning counts the ways.
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"Well, if there's not going to be any bonus, how about some reparations?"
"I'm sorry, but nine Greek islands in seven days is just too much."
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"I feel like I got a lot accomplished today."
"I dropped twelve pounds the first week and kept it off!"
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"Oh, look, everyone. Dolphins."
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"And could I have my coffee now?"
"If the secede, we'll have no place to retire."
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"Do you want a democracy where every vote counts or where we count every vote?"
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Amistad: The Movie, The Opera, The Fragrance
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"They say practicing mindfulness can significantly reduce work-related stress."
Walter, the guy who thinks nothing's changed since 1860!
"Excellent. Now just the altos."
Wash hands before returning to slavery