"I find it a bit awkward dating again at forty-five."
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"I think 'gutsy' became 'ballsy' in about 1988."
"Another p**s and vinegar?"
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"There are a lot of things you can do to fill your time, Ma. Have you thought about a hobby or and addiction?"
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"Are we at anchor?"
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"Dad, when did you realize you weren't, you know, exactly studly anymore?"
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"I had forgotten you were funny."
"Of course we've already had this conversation. There isn't a conversation we haven't already had."
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"Why did we wait to get recliners?"
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"You're a Dinosaur, Hargraves, and there's a large asteroid headed for your planet."
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Time to Retire
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"Nathan just realized that he's fast approaching he 47th anniversary of his bar mitzvah."
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"I remember when you could only lose a chess game to a supercomputer."
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Next rest area 8 feet
"Look at me then... What the hell happened?"
Once Cute, once handsome, once tall and lithe, once given to optimism
Those days. these days
"I see the new dentures are still making you spit a little, Gramma."
Midlife crisis: the clouds before the storm
"On the bright side, we're too old to die young."
"Who gets Meals on Wheels?"