"Thanks for almost everything, Dad."
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"We would like to be genetically modified to taste like Brussels sprouts."
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"We think it has something to do with your genome."
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The World's First Genetically Engineered Human Hits Adolescence
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"I don't know anything about the bell curve, but I say heredity is everything."
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"Some genetic engineers we turned out to be!"
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Woman looking at apples in a grocery store with labels that say "Apples", "Genetically modified apples" and "Mutant apples from outer space".
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"Very nice résumé. Leave a sample of your DNA with my secretary."
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"We want one that's genetically gifted but not genetically spoiled."
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"I could cry when I think of the years I wasted accumulating money, only to learn that my cheerful disposition is genetic."
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"He's got your trudge."
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Your DNA on a Stick
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"Someday, this will all be yours."
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'I hope they don't isolate me. They'll never believe I'm harmless.'
"They found the nebbish gene."
"If it isn't genetic at all, but just the upshot of growing up in Jersey, will you still love me, Mona?"
"Well, I'm bummed about the gene experiment, too."
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"Sorry, I'm late. I volunteered for the obesity-gene study."
"Do you, Ashley, take Nesbitt and his genome to be your husband?"
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An family approaches the entrance to a park with a banner saying "Welcome to the Cooper family reunion"; a nearby van has a sign that reads "DNA verification required before entering grounds".
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"As if we didn't already know too much about ourselves, we're having our DNA done."
"I got my DNA analysis back. Guess what - I'm a Hapsburg."
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"No, I'm not the waiter. I'm the genetic engineer. How would you like your lamb?"