"Thanks for walking a mile in my shoe but it's beginning to hurt now."
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"Take my hand, my love, and come with me to the cabin, where we can explore each other's naked bodies for ticks."
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"I find it a bit awkward dating again at forty-five."
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A marooned man builds a swing set from his lone palm tree.
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"How come we never sleep at my place?"
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"Well, right now I'm feeling a little uncomfortable."
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"I miss handshakes"
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The Princess And The Watermelon
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"I need a change. Normally, I just wear the faint odor of vague discomfort and unhappiness."
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"Damn it, when things were going well there was nothing but eye contact."
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"Relax, I'm a professional. I went to school for this."
"And yet, as we look at our lives, can't many of us say, 'My cubicle is too small?"
"To tell you the truth, even when I'm in water I don't feel that comfortable."
"You've had a stone in your shoe for the last twenty years."
"Many women are more at ease with a female doctor. That's why I'm wearing the wig."
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"Ergonomic for you, maybe."
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"Thanks for coming - I usually find these office parties rather awkward."
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"Someday, God willing, they'll bring the stars down to our eye level so we don't have to strain our necks."
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50 Billion Shades Of Grey
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Please observe an awkward silence.
"You may experience a bit of discomfort."
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"Of course, the place wouldn't seem so small if we weren't elephants."
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"Yep, I guess the full moon takes some gettin' used to if you weren't brought up hereabouts."
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Another Therapy Session Spent On Their Phones
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