"I'll be on Fifth Avenue, pressing my cold little nose wistfully against shop windows."
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A dog looks longingly into a butcher shop and a woman looks longingly into a shoe store.
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"Sold, to the gentleman with the paddle."
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"Captain, we're headed straight toward a big gaping hole of needs!"
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"Have you ever wanted something so bad that you'd actually save up the money to buy it?"
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"The gods want olive oil, but it has to be virgin olive oil."
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"I'm starting to think she doesn't want that ball."
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"Of course, this could also be confirmation bias from me wanting you to get sick."
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"Do I want the job? Huh, I never thought about it like that."
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"What's this I hear about large quanities of ice, fish, and small sea creatures being purchased by your department?"
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"It's really frightening that all these infomercials are for things I really want."
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