"I don't think you're getting enough stress."
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A deadline comes to chew up a worker.
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"I usually wake up screaming at six-thirty, and I'm in my office by nine."
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"Is there anyone here who specializes in stress management?"
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"It's a major fixer-upper. How's your marriage?"
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"My feng-shui consultant placed Harold in the closet."
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"Stand aside, Gruenwald! It's the computer I'm blowing away!"
"Things are crazy right now. Let me get back to you after the holidays."
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"Off to meditation?"
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"Perhaps your performance anxiety wouldn't be so bad if you performed better."
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"Maybe we shouldn't line her cage with newspaper."
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"Go ahead, shoot me! It'll take the guesswork out of my day."
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"Your entire family has the flu, and they won't be coming home for Christmas!"
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"I don't know how you do it. If I had your job, I'd go nuts."
"I'm burning my little black dresses and moving upstate."
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"To return to the original menu say say 'Goddam son of a bitch!'"
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A man ignores a cacophony and eats a sandwich.
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