"It's Eden. You don't have to keep checking for ticks."
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"And now may I bite your neck?"
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"Now you've got the hang of it!"
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"That's the problem with e-mail - no one to bite."
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"No one comes close to him for sound bites!"
"Are you the young man that bit my daughter?"
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"It's pronounced 'hee-la' monster. The 'g' sounds like an 'h.' "
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Tags:sound bite, sound bites, meatloaf, meat loaf, dinner, dinners, family dinner, family dinners, wordplay, play on words, double meaning, double meanings, pun, puns, bite, bites, biting, bite to eat, bites to eat, supper, suppers, snippet, snippets, conversation, conversations, talk, talks, talking
Post-Lyme-Tick Fairy Tales
"When you're a champ, Ma'am, every fight is a tough fight."
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"If this cleaning hurts I'll bite your f****g head off."
Tags:dentist, dentists, dental surgeon, dental surgeons, dental hygienist, dental hygienists, oral hygienist, oral hygienists, oral hygiene, tooth cleaning, tooth, teeth, cleaning, croc, crocs, crocodile, crocodiles, alligator, alligators, threat, threats, threatening, bite, bites, intimidate, intimidating, intimidation
"Since coming up here for the summer, I find myself writing an awful lot about gnats."
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"Damn—I thought you were just having them whitened."
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"Mosquitoes just love him."
"He does it to you because you're hateful"
"There's your problem."
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"No, it's not a growth; It looks more like a bite.''
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Tags:squirrel, squirrels, cupid, cupid's arrow, cupids arrow, love, loves, valentine, valentine's day, valentines day, valentines, cherub, cherubim, attack, attacks, attacking, bite, bites, biting, startle, startles, startling, romance, romantic, park bench, park benches, prank, pranks, pranking, prankster, pranksters, angel, angels
"The bedbugs got to me first."
"Buy it and I'll get it off you."
"I think I've found the trouble, Mr. Nadler!"
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"So much for your idea of having a pet!"
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"Look, fella, I'm sorry. What more can I say?"
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Vampire hunters manage to grab the dentures of a vampire.
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