"When it's over, I'll explain all the pop culture references you didn't get and you can explain all the pop culture references I didn't get."
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"I know what you're thinking, but let me offer a competing narrative."
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"He spent the last half hour trying to piratesplain sea shanties to me."
"It's simple enough, Langdon, but I'll explain again. To help pay off the debt that we incurred when we bought this company, we've sold some of you into slavery."
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"Sometimes, son, the guilt inside builds up so much you have to vent the shame silo."
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"Tell the truth, Ezra. Does it look like he's being a more effective parent than me?"
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"Earthworms are good guys, and birds are good guys—that's just life, honey."
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The Decoded Fashion Statements of Rhonda Perlmutter III
"Look, I'm doing a little me-time right now. Why don't you go ahead and do a little you-time, and then I'll be over at eight for a little us-time."
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"What is this endless series of meaningless experiences trying to teach me?"
I was having fun making log letters when someone asked "why?" So I Qui
"I'm a doctor-I can add 'ectomy' to any word I choose."
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"Since you're always asking, here's a list of my various kinds of sighs, with explanation of what each one means."
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"Do you mind if I use yet another sports analogy?"
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The Meaning of Humour
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"It looks like the internal bleeding should - I'm sorry. It's taking everything in my power not to tickle you right now."
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"First, I storyboarded it."
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"Explain something to me. Are 'boned' and 'deboned' the same thing?"
"I fight your mother here so I don't have to fight her at home."
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"It was done, on an impulse, a long time ago, and I've regretted it ever since."
"The mansplaining was bad, but I'll take it over this insufferable manpologizing."
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Penguin Mating Rituals Modernize With Fashion
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Playing the French horn:
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Godot Bound And Gagged In A Dark Office
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The Mystery Deepens
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