Quotes out of context continued

The next set of quotes out of context from business meetings is shown below:

I have been on this horse for a couple weeks.
 – Adrian Pencak

We want to get them pregnant.
– Adrian Pencak

Scott is a slave driver.
  – Michele Mitchell

Paul, can I grab you outside for a second.
  – Jim Ashby

If Kuhner was here, I’d light him up.
– Paul Colombo

Let’s leave it the way it is.
  – Paul Colombo

Control freak.
– Pete Nieto

Run a salesforce report and compare.
– Paul Colombo

Don’t run it tomorrow.
– Pete Nieto

Just having an aneurysm.
  – Stuart Roeves

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Background: This all started at a US Sales meeting and in order to stay focused on what was being said, I started writing down the business cliches, like “let’s circle the wagons”, “let’s table that”, “always be closing” and then count how many times they were said. As I began paying attention, I would hear a phrase that was appropriate for the context in which it was said, but wow, it sure was amusing to see the phrase just sitting there by itself. That lead me to put them into a slide show show so the phrase was seen in its purest form along with the person who said it. AS this became known, the slide set became the unofficial and humorous wrap-up presentation, kind of a summary of the things stated over the course of the meeting.

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