"Take a look - that's us in ninety years."
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"Yes, it's nice, but it's lost twenty per-cent of its value in the past year."
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"My doctor told me to take it easy."
"My doctor told me to take it easy."
"So make me an offer."
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"This is impossible. Let's take the next boat."
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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."
"Please! I am neither teen-age, mutant, nor Ninja."
"How appropriate is that—she's a hundred and twenty years his junior."
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"Peace on Earth, good will toward crows."
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"I'm dating a turtle, Hank. If you've got a better cry for help, I'm all ears."
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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"The service is polite and well meaning, if a little slow."
"Ah - This Must Be My 2006"
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"Of course, we just call them 'necks'"
"Wow, I've never met an astronomer before."
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"Honey, your head's through the armhole again."
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"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."
"I'm going to write a figure on this paper. You tell me if it looks like a turtle."
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