"Here's the deal, Kim. I pick up eggs and butter, but no dry cleaning."
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A man looks at the shape of some mountains in the distance and is reminded of a line graph.
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"Go say something nice about your mother's corporation."
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"I brought some work home with me."
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"I'll be on vacation until I find my cell phone."
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"Is that you, or am I experiencing Artificial Reality?"
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"I'm not withholding. I'm busy."
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"Everybody's getting together after work to do some more work—you in?"
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"What would you recommend to hold a seven-year-old girl's attention in a car from East Seventy-eighth Street to Bridgehampton?"
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"While we've got the chance, Dad, we'd like to thank you for these little glimpses of you we've had through the years!"
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"It's your husband, Mrs. Thompson. He's come unraveled again."
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"I'm sorry, Walter, but I need room to write."
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Executive Asks Death To Wait
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The Last Powerpoint
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"Not now, can't you see daddy's working."
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