"Granddad was the very first person ever to say 'Oh, wow!' "
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"I want to take out one of those mortgages on my grandchildren's future."
"Why, Jimmy! Just what I wanted! Grand Theft Auto Number Four!"
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"That's not white noise. That's the ocean."
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"Tell us again about Monet, Grandpa."
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"There are the arts, the sciences, agriculture, and commerce. Stick with commerce, if you know what's good for you."
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"New money, Bobby, is old money that got away."
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"Tell me again, Grandpa, about how you let your freak flag fly."
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This Area Reserved For Older Dads With Tiny Tots
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"Hey, kids! Grandpa's on TV."
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"I don't want my grandchildren growing up in a world where you're their grandfather."
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"Everything was better back when everything was worse."
"You know, of course, I'm going to have to swallow you whole."
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"There I go again, telling stories that make you an accessory after the fact."
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"So, have you two been doing anything reproductive?"
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"Fine, I'll facetime with Nana - but it doesn't count as screen time."
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"When I was your age we didn't have mouths."
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"The country grandpa came from was a stinking hellhole of unspeakable poverty where everyone was always happy."
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"Last night, Granny read your manuscript. She thinks it needs more sex."
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"Damn, I forgot to get her kugel recipe."
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Snapping a wishbone.
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"I better go. The grandkids are euthanizing Doris + me tonight."
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"I found grandpa's old cough!"
"Mother, please! I can spoil my own child."
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"Write this down …'Gold' … write this down also, … 'Diamonds'. Now read that back to me."