When Moms Dance
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A store clerk files greeting cards for different types of moms
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"Now you've got the hang of it!"
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"You weren't so hung up on my chastity."
"How can you feel threatened by someone young enough to be your sullen, uncommunicative daughter?"
"But, sweetheart, why do you have to marry a doctor? Why can't you marry a fireman?"
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"Are you the young man that bit my daughter?"
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"Some women to see you, Anne."
"I love you too, Daddy, but it just kills me that you're a man."
"This is Daddy, honey. That was Daddy's office voice."
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"Old is when your daughter announces she's seeing a younger man."
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"If you promise to be very careful, Mommy will let you carry the baguettes."
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"An interesting selection, Dad, yet essentially a failure-as you can see, I'm still awake."
"During the next stage of my development, Dad, I'll be drawing closer to my mother - I'll get back to you in my teens."
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"I'm really proud of my daughter. She's a thorn in the side of the patriarchy."
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"I want the whole thing gutted."
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"Tell me again—which blond actress is she the blond-actress daughter of?"
"You may be in love, but can you support my daughter on what a herring makes?"
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"Let me see what my mother wants — aside from attention."
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"Why does she want to go back to Kansas, where everything is in black-and-white?"
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"I can't decide - do I go for the prettiest doll or the one with the most compelling back story?"
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"Mom, please! I'm a married woman whose friends have been reviewed favourably by the New York Times."
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"My mother just told me I look like hell."
"Mother wouldn't want us to feel sad - she'd want us to feel guilty."
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"And if things don't work out in the big city, Cindy, you can always come back home to me and Mom and our nightmare descent into booze and pills."
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