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Goodbye Cruel World (Words, Sayings, and Slogans)

"He had a memo on the screen, saying 'Goodbye cruel worldzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.' I guess his head fell on the Z."

A quick Google search reveals "Goodbye, cruel world" is a phrase in Kurt Vonnegut's 1961 novel Mother Night, a 1961 song by James Darren, and a 1979 song by Pink Floyd. Whatever its origin, the phrase has now become synonymous with the idea of committing suicide to escape this cruel, cruel world.

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