"You're cut out for this job."
"It's a pity those awful people were right about the environment."
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Sumo on Ice
"Innocence is no excuse."
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"I'm sorry, sir, but I don't believe you know us well enough to call us the Fed."
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"On the other hand, it may bring in more visitors."
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"Finding myself between a roc and a hard place...,"
Tags:literature, literary, word play, play on words, bookworm, book worm, bookworms, book worm, book, books, novel, novels, library, librarians, librarian, book lover, book lovers, literature, literary, lit, lit major, read, reading, avid reader, readers, reader, novel, novels, novelist, novelists, bookstore, book store, bookstores, book stores, travel, travelling, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, sinbad, voyage, voyages, modern, modern life, modern world, airplane, plane, planes, airline, flight, flights, flying
"I'm not even away! The audacity!"
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"Uh-oh, your coverage doesn't seem to include illness."
Tags:medical, word play, problems, insurance, health, fitness, disease, death, medicine, doctors, insurance coverage, health insurance, healthcare, insurance industry, insurance industries, bad coverage, bad insurance, american healthcare, american healthcare system, affordable, aca, affordable care act, obamacare, trumpcare, mankoff
"They're harmless when they're alone, but get a bunch of them together with a research grant and watch out."
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"Don't you just love it when they lick the plates?"
"No, I'm Moby Fred, but I'll be glad to take a message."
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"Welcome to the after-party."
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"I'm afraid the trip is off—our government is cracking down on illegal aliens."
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"Hand me my claw hammer."
"Pi what squared? Long John, you should be able to get this."
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"Speaking personally, I haven't had my day, and I've never met any dog who has."
"And remember, if you need anything I'm available 24/6."
"Actually, I got some pretty good ideas when I was in the box."
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"I often feel woolly, but seldom do I feel very wild."
"Polly want to abandon speaking of herself in the third person."
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Megadeath Comes for the Archbishop'Did you bring the amps?'
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"I told you not to order the Zamboni."
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"Miss Durban, is there anything C.E.O.-ish for me to do?"
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