"Can I bring you something else to complain about?"
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"I'm ready to go whenever you're through fussing with tablescapes."
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King Solomon's Wedding"You may kiss the brides. You may also kiss the concubines, but don't make a big tzimmes about it."
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"O.K., Mom, I'm off the plane. I'll call you when I check into the hotel, and when I check out of the hotel, when I get on the plane home, and when I get off the plane home, and I'll call you when I'm in the driveway – glad you're not worrying."
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"The food's good, and although I've asked them not to, over and over, they always make a big fuss."
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"It's for my mother. Just wrap it in an envelope with return postage."
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'Will Work For Food, The Take, Like, Two Bites And Walk Away.'
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"O.K., let's see what all the fuss is about."
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"That's bass with broccoli and mushrooms. Stop calling it animal, vegetable, and fungus."
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"It's for you."
"It strikes me you're making a deal more fuss over this than it calls for, Dan'l."