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The wages of sin are high but you get your money's worth.
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The wages of sin are unreported.
Linux Work:  503 of 630

The way to make a small fortune in the commodities market is to start
with a large fortune.
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The Worst Car Hire Service
    When David Schwartz left university in 1972, he set up Rent-a-wreck
as a joke.  Being a natural prankster, he acquired a fleet of beat-up
shabby, wreckages waiting for the scrap heap in California.
    He put on a cap and looked forward to watching people's faces as he
conducted them round the choice of bumperless, dented junkmobiles.
    To his lasting surprise there was an insatiable demand for them and
he now has 26 thriving branches all over America.  "People like driving
round in the worst cars available," he said.  Of course they do.
    "If a driver damages the side of a car and is honest enough to
admit it, I tell him, `Forget it'.  If they bring a car back late we
overlook it.  If they've had a crash and it doesn't involve another vehicle
we might overlook that too."
    "Where's the ashtray?" asked on Los Angeles wife, as she settled
into the ripped interior.  "Honey," said her husband, "the whole car's the
ash tray."
        -- Stephen Pile, "The Book of Heroic Failures"
Linux Work:  505 of 630

Their idea of an offer you can't refuse is an offer... and you'd better
not refuse.
Linux Work:  506 of 630

Them as has, gets.
Linux Work:  507 of 630

    Then a man said: Speak to us of Expectations.
    He then said: If a man does not see or hear the waters of the
Jordan, then he should not taste the pomegranate or ply his wares in an
open market.
    If a man would not labour in the salt and rock quarries then he
should not accept of the Earth that which he refuses to give of

    Such a man would expect a pear of a peach tree.
    Such a man would expect a stone to lay an egg.
    Such a man would expect Sears to assemble a lawnmower.
        -- Kehlog Albran, "The Profit"
Linux Work:  508 of 630

Then there was the ScoutMaster who got a fantastic deal on this case of
Tates brand compasses for his troup; only $1.25 each!  Only problem was,
when they got them out in the woods, the compasses were all stuck pointing
to the "W" on the dial.

    He who has a Tates is lost!
Linux Work:  509 of 630

There are many of us in this old world of ours who hold that things break
about even for all of us.  I have observed, for example, that we all get
about the same amount of ice.  The rich get it in the summer and the poor
get it in the winter.
        -- Bat Masterson
Linux Work:  510 of 630

There are worse things in life than death.  Have you ever spent an evening
with an insurance salesman?
        -- Woody Allen
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