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15 Anchorman quotes to recycle at work today

Show your excitement for the Dec. 18 premiere of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues by channeling your inner Ron Burgundy at work with these timeless quotes.

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“I love scotch — scotchy, scotch, scotch. Here it goes down, down into my belly.”

When to say it: Right before quitting time.


“Great story. Compelling — and rich.”

When to say it: When a co-worker wastes your time telling you a long-winded and uninteresting story that makes you want to light yourself on fire.


“Big deal. I am very professional.”

When to say it: This is best used by customer service reps when customers are being argumentative.


“It’s science.”

When to say it: Anytime you are losing an argument, to back up something completely made up.


“Why don’t you go back to your home on Whore Island?”

When to say it: Only to the guy at work, who would take it as a compliment.

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“For just one night, let’s not be Co-workers.

Let’s be Co-people.”

When to say it: When you’re out for drinks and some office kill-joy won’t stop talking about work.


“Ladies and gentlemen, can I please have your attention? I’ve just been handed an urgent and horrifying news story. I need all of you to stop what you’re doing and listen.”

When to say it: Anytime you have something completely useless and inane that you want everyone to listen to.


“Sweet Lincoln’s mullet!”

When to say it: When the boss hands you your paycheck.


“I’m in a glass case of emotion.”

When to say it: When a customer or co-worker asks you to do something you don’t want to do.


“I’m sorry, I was trying to impress you. I don’t know what it means. I’ll be honest, I don’t think anyone knows what it means anymore. Scholars maintain that the translation was lost hundreds of years ago.”

When to say it: When you’re caught bulls***ing your way through a question that the boss asked you — that you probably should know the answer to.

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“Hey, let’s leave the mothers out of this.”

When to say it: If and when office disagreements take an ugly turn into “Yo Momma” jokes.


(The following are brought to you by Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.) “We just done went and brought it and you can’t handle it little Momma.”

When to say it: After you tell off a customer.


“Be sure to get dressed up in your classiest suit and go door to door to get candy from strangers.”

When to say it: When you wish the annoying co-worker in the back cubicle ill will.


“When you have a fanny like the North Star, wise men are going to want to follow it.”

When to say it: To describe your supple and enviable backside.


“You’re answering me, so I think you can hear me.”

When to say it: Pretty much anytime you want to throw someone completely off and mess with their head.

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