"Mom, please! I'm a married woman whose friends have been reviewed favourably by the New York Times."
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"Let's have a heart-to-heart talk—one huge, powerful grownup to one tiny, nothing kid."
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"Your mother and I think it's time you got a place of your own. We'd like a little time alone before we die."
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The Greeting Card and the Business Letter
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Kevin's Midlife Crisis Crisis.
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"I've grown, and you haven't."
"Decide who you are, Wanona, before you buy sheets."
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Introducing Peter's Cousin - Murray Pan - The Boy Who Refused To Stay A Child
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"I don't know-somehow the city seems much scarier than when I was a kid."
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"I've been getting in touch with the puppy in me."
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"I make the decisions, Jeremy, because I'm the grown-up."