06 Jul Quotes Devil Bosses Must Utter
JUAN SAYS: When you hear the title of that movie, a name… a face… suddenly flashes on your mind. At one point or another, you had a Miranda Priestly in your life. Admit it, she may be the most hated person on your list, but you certainly owe her a big chunk of what you are today. You survived her, Andy. And look at you now.
You hear the most absurd words from the movie and you remember you Miranda Priestly for a boss and how she delivered them. The words may not be exactly how Miranda said it, but the meaning is the same.
For the 20-ish Andy’s that are under you now, they get confused when you utter the words… be it the Miranda way or how your former boss sounded. So here is a guide for idiots who are too stumped to understand what you mean. Yes, you are the boss now. The former Ahn-dreh-yuh has bloomed into the modern Miranda – her words and all the pageantry.
Miranda Priestly: Details of your incompetence do not interest me.
How we say it: I don’t need excuses. Do your job and there will be no blood shed.
Miranda Priestly: By all means move at a glacial pace. You know how that thrills me.
How we say it: I needed that yesterday.
Miranda Priestly: I need 10 or 15 skirts from Calvin Klein…
Andy Sachs: What kind of skirts?
Miranda Priestly: …please bore someone else with your… questions.
How we say it: Use your brain dahlin’. Use your brain.
Miranda Priestly: Florals? For spring? Ground breaking.
How we say it: Think out of the box!
Miranda Priestly: And this layout for the Winter Wonderland spread. Not wonderful yet.
How we say it: You can do better than that!
Miranda Priestly: Oh, don’t be ridiculous. Andrea. Everybody wants this. Everybody wants to be us.
How we say it: eyes rolling here*
What goes inside our heads: We may not say it, but we certainly believe it.
Andy Sachs: Oh, my god! She’s going to murder me.
Richard Sachs: What does she want you to do, call the National Guard and have her airlifted out of there?
Andy Sachs: Of course not!
Andy Sachs: Could I do that?
What it actually means: It is just a job. You only have two hands. You can only do as much. Do not stress over things you can’t control. You know how that thrills manipulative bitches!
Miranda Priestly: …You have no sense of fashion…
Andy Sachs: I think that depends on…
Miranda Priestly: No, no, that wasn’t a question.
What it actually means: I don’t need your opinions. Just get on with your job.
Miranda Priestly: That’s all.