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Babbitt
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  • You know, my business isn’t distributing roofing—it’s principally keeping my competitors from distributing roofing.
  • You don’t have to recite to some frosty-faced old dame that’s trying to show off to the principal, and you can study any subject you want to.
  • You see—you see it’s like this: In the first place, maybe the owner of the property exaggerated when he put it into my hands, and it certainly isn’t my place to go proving my principal a liar!
  • As Mr. Mott was suffering from slight infection and sore throat, G. F. Babbitt made the principal talk.
  • Her principal gesture was a pontifical but thoroughly ladylike blessing with two stubby fingers.

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  • The principal idea is that decisions should be made by the people who are most knowledgeable about specific circumstances that impact the decision.
  • The singer was the principal performer; though the whole band was good.

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