[FINCH:]
Mr. Twimble

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
Yes?

[FINCH:]
You've been with this company a long time, haven't you?

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
A long, long time. Just last month I became a quarter of a century man

[FINCH:]
Aww, that's beautiful! Gee, a quarter of a century!

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
A quarter of a century!

[FINCH:]
And how long have you been in the mailroom?

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
25 years. Yep! It takes a combination of skill, diplomacy and bold caution

When I joined this firm
As a brash young man
Well I said to myself now brash young man
Don't get any ideas, well, I stuck to that
And haven't had one in years.

[FINCH:]
Ah, you play it safe

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
I play it the company way.
Wherever the company puts me
There I'll stay.

[FINCH:]
But what's your point of view?

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
I have no point of view!

[FINCH:]
Supposing the company thinks

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
I think so too!

[FINCH:]
Now, what would you say if they put you-

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
I wouldn't say!

[FINCH:]
You're facing the company face

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
It smiles at executives
then goes back in place!

[FINCH:]
The company furniture...

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
Oh, it suits me fine!

[FINCH:]
The company letterhead...

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
A Valentine!

[FINCH:]
Is there anything you're against?

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
Unemployment!

[FINCH:]
When they want brilliant thinking
from employees

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
That is no concern of mine

[FINCH:]
Suppose a man of genius make suggestions

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
What's that genius get suggested to resign?

[FINCH:]
So, you play it the company way?

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
Oh, company policy is by me ok.

[FINCH:]
You'll never rise up to the top

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
But there's one thing clear
Whoever the company fires
I will still be here!

[FINCH:]
Oh, you certainly found a home.

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
It's cozy

[FINCH:]
Your brain is a company brain.

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
The company washed it,
Now I can't complain.

[FINCH:]
The company magazine...

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
Know what style, what punch

[FINCH:]
The company restaurant

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
Every day same lunch.
Their hattock sandwich, it's delicious.

[FINCH:]
I must try it!

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
Early in the week.

[FINCH:]
Do you have any hobbies?

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
I've a hobby, I play gin with Mr. Bratt.

[FINCH:]
And do you play it nicely?

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
Play it nicely, still he blitzes me on every game like that!

[FINCH:]
Why?

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
'Cause I play it the company way.
Executive policy is by me ok

[FINCH:]
How can you get anywhere?

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
Junior have no fear.
Whoever the company fires
I will still be here.

[FINCH:]
You will still be here.

[MR. TWIMBLE:]
Year, after year, after fiscal,

[BOTH:]
Never take a risko year!


Lyrics submitted by Mellow_Harsher

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