"Damn! God gave me that pen."
"I know how expensive women's shoes are, but take the goddam jewelry!"
"I'll trade you one note of loving maternal encouragement for a bag of corn chips."
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"How much more would this be worth if something happened to you?"
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A Real Find
A squirrel examines a nut in safe deposit box.
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An armed guard watches over a school's supply room.
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"Let me ask you a question about this gang that keeps stealing your homework, Howard. How much do you figure they get for a stolen book report?"
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"Listen, that's a Tang Dynasty urn we just broke."
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"How nice. A truffle."
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The Collector's Corner
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Two armed guards remove a pizza from an armored vehicle.
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"I'm not talking about your Abominable Snowman, mister—I'm talking about that diamond tiara!"
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