"It's always 'Sit,' 'Stay,' 'Heel'—never 'Think,' 'Innovate,' 'Be yourself.' "
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"Only time will tell whether this merger makes sense or not."
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In and Out Box
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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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A school of fish following one fish who is labeled "CEO".
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A deadline comes to chew up a worker.
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"It's come to my attention, Wycliff, that you're actually planning a life outside the office."
"Some of us negotiate our contracts better than others."
"Some of us negotiate our contracts better than others."
"You've been warned, Hoskins."
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"It was worth waiting four months for a reservation."
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"Not to worry—I'm going to put our best-looking people on the job."
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"Still, he's a vice-president and you're not."
"Sometimes it's important to stop whatever break you're taking and just do the work."
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"Whatever happens, Jenkins, you'll always have your dancing to fall back on."
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"We were hoping that you could work from work today."
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"I know you're a working dog, Angus. I just don't have anything for you right now."
"Oh, come on, you know we should have switched to touch-tone years ago."
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"If nothing else needs welding, Paula, I'm going to lunch."
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"Today is my birthday, Kaitlin. Have everyone work extra hard."
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"My leaving Wilkins & Jennings was perfectly amicable. They felt that I should be fired, and I agreed."
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"We design them here, but the labor is cheaper in Hell."
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"What the hell? We could use an idiot."
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"We're laying you off, but, as a favor, howabout one last pratfall on your way out?"
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