"Just don't be yourself."
"So they hold this conference to figure out why we're becoming extinct, and guess what they have for dinner."
"Shall we join the ladies?"
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"Your mother and I love you, Nick, but we'll soon be turning you over to mainland China."
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"You were wonderful at the Gardners' last night, Fred, when you turned on the charm."
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A tombstone in a cemetery reads "Prentiss W. Burchmeyer - Born July 16, 1908, Dined at the White House May 3, 1984, Died March 30 1987".
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"Could you take your finger off the pulse for one moment and let me know what you'd like for dinner?"
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"Certainly. A party of four at seven-thirty in the name of Dr. Jennings. May I ask whether that is an actual medical degree or a Ph.D.?"
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"How was your lonely little dinner, sir?"
"I have a strong personal commitment to dinner."
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"Your mom cooks the chicken, but your dad makes it dance."
After Dinner at the White House
"Tonight—just for a change—let's see if we can get through dinner without eating anything at all."
"Catherine would like to share some holiday thoughts with us on the subject of gender-neutral toys."
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"No giblets, but there's an organ-donor card."
"Judith is someone who needs her sleep."
"Do you ever catch yourself wondering what the hell's gone wrong with this corporation?"
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Suckling piglets watching television on mother's back
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"Am I talent or product?"
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"I stuffed it with things found around the house."
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"I went with the tasting menu."
"Just so you guys know, in the event of an emergency I'm fully trained in P.R."
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"I'm old enough to recognize a lecture disguised as grace."
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"When portions are this huge, I eat half now and the rest in a few minutes."
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"I cooked us a lovely dinner for two—you could at least do the dishes!"
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