"Do you need anything magnificent? I'm off to the hypermarket."
"Actually, he's not so bad, considering that he's recipe-dependent."
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"Here's a letter from a housewife in the southern tier of the kingdom. She writes: 'Sire, would it or would it not be appropriate to use a sand-finish latex paint on a wall on which there remains some painted-over wallpaper? Respectfully, Mrs. R. Jones.'"
Tags:housewife, housewives, monarch, monarchs, monarchy, monarchies, royal, royals, royalty, king, kings, kingship, chore, chores, d.i.y., do it yourself, diy advice, diy tip, diy tips, home improvement, home improvements, official business, royal business, minister, ministers, royal audience, royal audiences, royal petition, royal petitions, petition, petitions
The Dream Remote
"We've done it! We've done it! We've discovered a detergent that takes the chore out of washing and makes all other detergents seem old-fashioned by comparison!"
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"After you've finished doing what you're doing, could you not begin doing something else?"
Tags:married life, marriage, old married couple, married couple, relationship, relatiohships, snide comment, snide comments, belittle, belittling, unhappy marriage, unhappy relationship, long term relationship, busy, housework, being busy, lazy, laziness, quiet time, downtime, rest, gender stereotype, gendered work, chores, chore, busybody, busybodies, bicker, bickers, bickering, active, active lifestyle, couch potato
"Do you think I wanted to get the paper towels with the ugly borders?"
Tags:domestic, domestic life, domestic bliss, married couple, married, married life, grocery, groceries, marriage, old married couple, household, house, houses, home, homely, household chores, chore, chores, paper towel, paper towels, shopping, shopped, men, man, husband, husbands, husbands and wives, wife, wives, nag, nagged, nagging, nags, fishwife
"You know, in some cultures the male does things."
"Dry cleaning, pet store, Salvation Army - I'd be lost without my stickies on the dash!"
Tags:chore, chores, distraction, distractions, scatterbrained, scatterbrain, forgetful, easily distracted, forgetfulness, absent minded, absent mindedness, absent-minded, absent-mindedness, dog, dogs, driver, drivers, car, cars, canine, canines, chore, chores, to-do list, to do list, to-do lists, to do lists
"Now that I've moved my files down here to the basement, we'll be able to spend a lot more time together."
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Errands: the Magazine for the Errands Life Style
"It's a perfect day to reorganize those closets!"
Tags:insect, insects, bug, bugs, roach, roaches, cockroach, cockroaches, clothes, clothing, chore, chores, cleaning, clean, cleanup, organize, organise, organized, organised, organizing, organising, spring cleaning, reorganise, reorganize, talking animal, talking animals, animal, animals, talking bug, talking bugs, talking insect, talking insects, talking cockroach, talking cockroaches
"Harry, I wish you'd stop singing 'The Impossible dream' and help me feed the pussies once in a while."
"Here's the deal, Kim. I pick up eggs and butter, but no dry cleaning."
Tags:broker, brokers, marriage, married life, husband, husbands, shopping, men, man, negotiate, negotiating, negotiation, negotiation skills, call, calls, wife, wives, groceries, grocery, home, housewife, grocery shopping, metropolitan, metropolitan life, urban life, urban, seedy, sleazy, businessman, businessmen, never off the clock, workaholic, work a holic, work-a-holic, work addiction, exec, execs, deal, deals, art of the deal, wheeler dealer, movie, movies, film, films, chores, chore, relationship, relationship building, relationships
"Hold it right there."
"Mow lawn, take out garbage, water plants, weed garden."
Tags:history, historical, artifact, artifacts, ancient, ruin, ruins, carving, carvings, stone, stone carving, stone carvings, writing, language, inscription, inscriptions, investigate, research, researcher, researchers, linguist, linguists, archaeology, archaeologist, archaeologists, archaeological site, archaeological sites, archaeological dig, archaeological digs, to-do-list, to-do-lists, list, lists, chore list, chore lists, checklist, checklists, chore, chores, errand, errands, housework, housekeeping
"Garbage in, garbage out!"
A man moves to shoot the last leaf from a tree in autumn.
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Death, Taxes & My Urologist, Dr. Aaron Katz
"Laundry or composting?"
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"I cooked us a lovely dinner for two—you could at least do the dishes!"
Tags:relationship, relationships, couple, couples, married life, marriage, marriages, cooking, cooking dinner, dinner, dinners, preparing dinner, clean up, clean-up, cleaning, cleaning up, doing the dishes, washing up, washing the dishes, after dinner, meal, meals, after the meal, messy, big mess, mess, messes, dirty dishes, pots and pans, husband, husbands, wife, wives, housework, chores, chore
"I wish you'd do something about the moat."
Tags:king, kings, sovereign, sovereigns, queen, queens, ruler, rulers, monarch, monarchs, monarchy, royal, royalty, castle, castles, moat, moats, pollution, water pollution, litter, trash, rubbish, garbage, junk, floating, clutter, mess, messy, cluttered, clean up, clean-up, housework, chore, chores, cleaning, yard work, yardwork
"O.k., I'' just buy what I want, if you tell me what that is."
Tags:chore, chores, shopping, grocery shopping the grocery shop, dependent, dependence, couple, couples, husband and wife, husbands and wives, marriages, long term relationship, long term relationship, long-term relationships, incompetent, incompetence, weekly shop, gender issues, household chores, cooking,
"And I'm sure no one will mind if we fold a few clothes while we talk."
Tags:laundry, laundry basket, laundry baskets, laundry day, washing, fold, folds, folding, multitask, multitasks, multitasking, multitasker, multitaskers, stereotype, stereotypes, boardroom, boardrooms, board room, board rooms, meeting, meetings, gender stereotype, executive, executives, housework, homemaker, homemakers, clothing, woman, glass ceiling, glass ceilings, chore, chores, doing chores
"I thought that driving around all day picking kids up and dropping them off, then waiting for them,would be more fulfilling."
Tags:parent, parents, parenting, mum, mom, mums, moms, dad, dads, mother, mothers, father, fathers, driving, drive, driver, chores, chore, chauffeur, kid, kids, child, children, fulfilling, fulfill, purpose, purposes, stay at home, stay-at-home, middle age, middle-age, family, families, hobbies, car, cars, wait, waiting, waits, disappointing, disappointed, disappoint, disappoints, expectations, expected, expect