"To be honest - I'm not sure that accounting can be taught."
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"What riles me is that he got a genius grant and I didn't."
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"She's the most effective of our emerging new pathogens."
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"My greatest asset is my ability to tell you exactly what you want to hear."
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"I've never written anything, but I think I have a good ear for dialogue."
"Since Frank retired two years ago, he's been on the alert for some long-dormant artistic talent to develop."
"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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"Why do I have to be talented at something? Why can't I just be talented?"
"O.K., laugh, but this is going to be my ticket out of here."
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"That'll be the day!"
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"So you think you can cobble!"
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"You should at least learn an instrument."
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"Lately, I've been thinking about becoming really good at something."
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"For the love of God, is there a doctor in the house?"
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Art Is A Snap When You Know How To Spell
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"They tell me you're a nincompoop, Henderson, but you certainly do know how to maintain a crease."
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“If I had known I could hold my breath so long I could have made money as a side show attraction instead of borrowing from the mob.”
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Other things trees do in the forest when nobody's there to hear:
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"He really captures what it's like to be a choo-choo train."
"I always thought I'd be good at getting drunk and crying on camera for Bravo."
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"Mi chiamano Mimi, il perche non so. Sola, mi fo il pranzo da me stessa."
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"Preparing for another day nursing?"
"You'll notice that I was born in 1968—a very prestigious year."
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Caribbean Airport Security
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A runner slides into home base safely by tunneling under a baseman's legs; the umpire rules that the runner is safe
Tags:sport, sports, baseball, baseball player, baseball players, athlete, athletes, sliding, umpire, umpires, safe, tunnel, tunnels, tunneling, tunnelling, avoiding, tricky, trick, tricks, skill, skills, skilful, talented, talent, talents, baseman, basemen, batter, batters, runner, runners, base, bases, cheater, cheaters, unsportsmanlike