dimanche, décembre 04, 2005

overheard this weekend

toe the line
"Estrogenius triumphs over your preposterone." - Richard Lederer, host of "A Way with Words," to a male listener. The man had called in for an authoritative opinion to settle an etymological dispute about the phrase 'toe the line' he was having with his wife.

tough love at camp jeff
"This isn't 'Camp Allison' — you're at 'Camp Jeff' now. You need to get started on your paper." - Jeff to Allison, as he set her alarm for 6:30 a.m.

the interminable accounting problem
"We've got to finish this quick, like the chupacabra."

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