Man and a woman sit in a living room; a sign on the wall behind them reads "100% Recycled Conversation".
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"I'd love to swap. Where's the zebra?"
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"Ready, Harold? You're the wicked troll and I'm the garden fairy, and you're very angry because you don't want me passing over your bridge on my way to Grandma's house!"
"Last night, I tried out some new stuff, but tonight I'm only drinking the classics."
Tags:piano, pianos, pianist, pianists, piano player, piano players, cocktail, cocktails, cocktail bar, cocktail bars, try new things, trying new things, drinker, drinkers, heavy drinker, heavy drinkers, classic, classics, martini, martinis, dry martini, dry martinis, musician, musicians, gig, gigs, alcoholic, alcoholics, variety
"How about a little music to push the plot along."
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"Oh, love handles! We haven't had those in a while."
Tags:desert, deserts, sand, sand dunes, mirage, wasteland, lost, getting lost, cactus, cactuses, cacti, wilderness, vulture, vultures, carrion, bird, diet, diets, dieting, chub, chubby, heavy set, fat, fatter, fatness, love handles, love handle, spare tire, ironic, dark humour, dark humor, black humor, black humour, gallows humor, gallows humor, dead, death, crawl, crawling, cuisine, cuisines, exotic food, exotic foods, variety, variation, variations
Highlights From The Annual Central Park Country Fair
"The striptease I like! The clothes on the floor I'm not wild about."
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"Plain, buttered, or Ramon?"
Tags:popcorn, popcorn machine, popcorn machines, movie theater, movie theatre, cinema, cinemas, plain, buttered, variety, varieties, flavor, flavors, flavoring, flavour, flavours, flavouring, candy, candies, candy stand, candy stands, hygiene, food hygiene, unhygienic, contaminate, contaminates, contaminated
"Stop looking so married!"
"But, Marge, ﬁve hundred channels. Won't that make a difference?"
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An Early Ventriloquist Meets His Future Dummy
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"I try to mix art cases with technical cases and have each side of my brain log billable hours."
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"You know what I'm sick of? Krill."
"I was into that diversity thing but now I'm just back to gin."
5 & 10 store
"Corporate Diversity would like you to get a sex change."
Tags:multiculturalism, multicultural, diversity, diverse, diversity in the workplace, employee, employees, employer, employers, work, workplace, employment, corporate, corporate culture, corporate mentality, corporation, corporations, office, offices, white collar, white-collar, white collar jobs, job, jobs, career, careers, variety, varieties, mixture, acceptance, respect, respect one another, respect differences, team, teamwork, work together, equality, equal, equal opportunity, equal opportunity employers
"Hmmmmm -- Choices, choices..."
"Now, in contrast to the last olive oil you tasted, this one is infused with sixty-five more dollars."
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Tags:food, foods, doughnut, doughnuts, donut, donuts, cereal, cereals, pineapple, pineapples, fruit, fruits, macaroni, pasta, bundt cake, bundt cakes, cake, cakes, hole, holes, holw food, hole foods, pitted olives, pitted olive, onion ring, onion rings, swiss cheese, cheese, cheeses, swiss cheeses, shop, shops, variety, varieties, category, categories, type, types, sweet, sweets, candy, candies
"Robert is black AND gay. Isn't that neat?"
Tags:dinner party, dinner parties, date, dates, dating, upper class, wealth, wealthy, white privilege, privilege, privileged, boyfriend, boyfriends, black, tokenism, token, tokens, diverse, diversity, race, races, variety, social barriers, limousine liberals, liberal, liberals, upper class, elite, elites, elitist, elitists
"Got anything seasonal?"
"IPAs, Crafts and Ales ... oh my!"
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"I don't see one damn thing we haven't eaten before."
Tags:restaurant, restaurants, menu, menus, meal, meals, classic, classics, eat, eats, eating, repeat, repeats, repeating, repetitive, monotonous, consume, consumes, consuming, damn, annoy, annoyed, annoying, irritate, irritates, irritating, same, samness, repetition, repetitions, boring, boredom, variety