"It's a baby. Federal regulations prohibit our mentioning its race, age, or gender."
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Tags:infertility, family, families, parent, parents, parenthood, babies, baby, reproduction, reproduce, pregnancy, couple, couples, married, marriage, spouse, spouses, husband, husbands, wife, wives, farmer, farmers, bull, bulls, cow, cows, cattle, fertility, fertility clinic, farm animal, farm animals, animal, animals, doctor, doctors, patient, patients, vet, vets, veterinarian, veterinarians
"Someday, son, this will all be yours—and underwater."
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"Hi, Dad. Investment banking wasn't that great after all."
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"Happy Mother's Day, Mom. And ditto for Thanksgiving and Christmas."
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"Please, honey, I'm with a patient, and I've asked you not to call me on this line."
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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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"Howard, I think the dog wants to go out."
A store clerk files greeting cards for different types of moms
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"So how's the family? Still disintegrating?"
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"Would you mind?"
Tags:gun, guns, gun control, second amendment, right to bear arms, firearm, firearms, handgun, weapon, violence, shooting, mass shootings, shootings, school shooting, school shootings, photo, photos, photograph, photographs, photography, tourist, tourists, tourism, camera, cameras, family, families, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, paraphernalia, picture, pictures, crimes, criminal, criminals
"So he got a trophy for good sportsmanship – that doesn't mean he won't go to law school."
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"I'm sorry-his I.Q. is actually on the charts."
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"I want everyone to leave the room, except for the cat."
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"I'm a mother first, then a bad driver."
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"Tonight—just for a change—let's see if we can get through dinner without eating anything at all."
"You just march right back in there and keep marching around and around until he sees you're good enough to put back in the marching band."
"She's not very good at defending herself, but she does very well at identifying her feelings."
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"If it's not safe to go in the water and it's not safe to go in the sun, why did you bring me here?"
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"Don't you dare put Mommy on hold again."
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"It's my family coat of arms, Joe-smoked salmon couchant on a field of cream cheese."
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"O.K., I admit it, we're lost, but the important thing is to remain focussed on whose fault it is."
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"I hear you may do a baby."
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"He's nuts. She's nuts. All three young ones are nuts. The dog is nuts. And the old lady upstairs is nuts, too."