"Congratulations! Now you get to eat bugs!"
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"I want to have at least two children - I have too much guilt to give for just one."
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"Your daughter has 'I have something to share' syndrome."
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"If you didn't want to feel inferior to your classmates, you shouldn't have gone to such a good school."
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"You were an accident."
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Congratulations- Wholehearted/Tinged with Envy
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"Job! I hear you've got a book out!"
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"I did my job, I grabbed my pile, and yet no voice at eventide has cried 'Well done!'"
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"You might want to review the chapter on unconditional love."
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"It says, 'Congratulations! You've been chosen as a finalist to be King of England.'"
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"They tell me you're a nincompoop, Henderson, but you certainly do know how to maintain a crease."
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A woman looks at greeting cards in a section entitled "New Pie".
"I'd like to congratulate you on dying with dignity."
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"You always rush out and high-dive me when I homer. How 'bout a bug when I whiff?"
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"Congratulations. Please remember the college's financial plight. Congratulations. Please remember the college's financial plight. Congratulations. Please remember . . ."
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"Will you be our surrogate?"
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"Congratulations! It's a Beanie Baby."
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"We've come to spoil the broth."
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"Dammit! I swallowed another one!"
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"There are no medical or pension benefits, but the employees' lounge has excellent free coffee."
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"At high noon I'm takin' her to the zoo. How's one-thirty?"
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"Does he have to do that every time he gets a little grant?"
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"Our next award is for spectacular failure."
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