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February 22nd, 2016
Episode 363 of 489 episodes
This is the greatest podcast episode in the history of the world! Find out why by listening to it today. Slow dialog: 1:44 Explanations: 3:49 Fast dialog: 17:03 My boss is a complete blowhard. He likes to boast about his accomplishments and acquisitions every chance he gets. Unfortunately, I seem to be his favorite audience. Boss: You won’t believe what I did over the weekend. I went mountain climbing and skydiving. What I wanted to say was, “Uh, spare me!” But what I said instead was, “Oh, really? How exciting.”It doesn’t take much encouragement to get him going. Boss: And I found time to test-drive the new McQ sports car yesterday. I’m thinking of buying one. Do I really look that gullible? I knew that the boss didn’t have that kind of money, but I didn’t let it show on my face and simply said, “That’s a very impressive car.” Boss: I have my eye on a luxury vacation condo by the lake. Some lucky girl will get to stay there with me. Now I knew he was blowing smoke, but what could I say? I just muttered, “Lucky girl,” and left it at that. What was the point of all that, unless… Script by Dr. Lucy Tse
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