'It's Always 'Good Dog'—Never 'Great Dog.'
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"I can remember when there would have been a fire truck here in ten minutes, tops!"
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"So they hold this conference to figure out why we're becoming extinct, and guess what they have for dinner."
"I've been wondering if there isn't some way we could capitalize on the cat craze."
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"There goes one strange cow."
"I say one or the other. But leopardskin and heels is too much."
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"I'm not even away! The audacity!"
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"Your kids have left and gone on to lives of their own..." a dog yelps while his owner runs away.
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"Yes, he does speak, but only on condition of anonymity."
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"All I'm saying is now is the time to develop the technology to deﬂect an asteroid."
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"The presentation is dreadful."
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"What you need to watch is the snacking between frenzies."
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"Speaking personally, I haven't had my day, and I've never met any dog who has."
"I think it loves us."
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"She's not all over you, but she gets the job done."
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"Is it just me, or has it suddenly gotten awfully quiet around here?"
"I often feel woolly, but seldom do I feel very wild."
"Am I doing something wrong? You don't say 'Good dog' to me anymore."
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"I was born an urban bird and I'll die an urban bird."
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"I love your novel, and I feel that it would make excellent nesting material."
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"Yeah, I was into the pet thing for a while, but that scene wasn't for me."
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"As a species we're endangered. As an individual I'm in great shape."
"I only sniffed his ass to be polite."
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Casting Against the Part
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"Of course I'm angry—look at me."
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