The News Cycle
"My boyfriend is the son my parents always wanted."
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"Sometimes I wonder if we haven't carried ecumenism a bit too far."
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The Last Days of a Hydrangea
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"It's part of His new diversity program."
"First, I'd like to thank the Academy."
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"Best of all, he has this wonderful passion for life that he doesn't expect me to share."
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"Psst...Quit taking insurance. Pass it on."
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"If we hurry, you might still make this Sunday's 'Times' obits."
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Despite some initial reservations, the knights were often grateful for Guinevere's presence at the Round Table.
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"Es usted Diners' Club?"
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"I tried 911. They're only accepting the seventh caller."
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"My parents completely accept you as family. They just don't like you."
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"We find the defendant 'guilty', …. not that there's anything wrong with that."
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"If you don't hurry up, you're never going to be the first openly gay anything."
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"There comes a point in a man's life when he just has to stop and say, 'O.K., I have hair on my back.'"
"He's a porcupine, and he's prickly. I accept that."
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"Nothing happens next. This is it."
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"I accept... but do not accede naming rights."
"Well, if you can't accept me as I really am, have you seen my Facebook page?"
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"I regret to inform your lordship that I have been offered, and have accepted, an attractive position in valet parking."
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"Delphine has been interviewed for, and accepted by, 'Survivor.' "
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The Quiet, Sad, and Deeply Resigned Car
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"The lesbian world welcomed me with open arms -- I can;t just leave."
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"I'm sorry, dear, but you knew I was a bureaucrat when you married me."
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