"This family is way too functional."
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"Golly, bongos and espresso! You folks haven't changed a bit."
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A tombstone with an epitaph that reads "Tuned in, turned on, dropped out, dropped in, worked out, saved up, dropped dead."
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"One thing we do share with you—we both live on capital accumulated by others."
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"I hate my nose."
"This wouldn't be so bad if they'd pipe in some jazz."
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"Here comes an out-of-print collection of short stories."
"Once upon a time there were these three little pigs. There was a neurotic little pig, a psychotic little pig, and a normal little pig . . . ."
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"Mom, Dad, this is Eddie, my heart's shaman!"
Tags:relationship, relationships, dating, date, dates, couple, couples, partner, partners, boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, meeting the parents, meeting the in-laws, meeting the family, beatnik, beatniks, hippy, hippie, hippies, earthy, crunchy, introductions, introducing, heart, shaman, shamans, kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, father, fathers, fatherhood, dad, dads, family, families, adult child, teen, teens, teenager, adolescent, adolescence, raising teens, life with teens, life with teenagers, youth, counterculture, counter-culture, first impressions
"Lately, I've been reading Jane Austen-just to clear my palate."
"To jailed comrades!"
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"How was my day? Advancing issues led declines."
Tags:stock market, the stock market, stock broker, stock brokers, stocks and shares, advancing issues, motorcycle, motorcycles, motorbike, motorbikes, motorcyclist, motorcyclists, investment, investments, investor, investors, investing, beatnik, beatniks, motorcycle club, motorcycle clubs, bad day, bad days, stock market crash, the stock market crash
"Actually, Jim, my lawyer won't let me give advice to young people starting out."
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Passed over at the Inaugural Poetry Audition
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"So, you're Pamla's young man - I'm daddy-o."
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