"Take a look - that's us in ninety years."
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"My doctor told me to take it easy."
"My doctor told me to take it easy."
"This is impossible. Let's take the next boat."
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"No, thanks. I'm in training."
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Hare reading a book while the tortoise races past
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"It wasn't so much losing the race, it was losing the shoe contract."
"How appropriate is that—she's a hundred and twenty years his junior."
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The tortoise and the hare are in a shoe store trying on shoes in preparation for their race.
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"Hold your hat ! Here we go!"
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"This is getting us nowhere!"
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"Whatever you do in there all day is fine with me, so long as it's not writing a memoir."
"The service is polite and well meaning, if a little slow."
"What if I told you that we have tickets to 'The Producers."
"Ah - This Must Be My 2006"
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"Of course, we just call them 'necks'"
"So far, so good! And no one's wise to the performance enhancing drugs!"
"Wow, I've never met an astronomer before."
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"With therapy, I've found I don't need it."
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"All these years I've been meaning to ask. . . are you male or female?"
"I'm something of an introvert myself."
"I thought it was going to be a one night stand. That was a hundred and thirty seven years ago."