"Oh, Doctor Conroy - Look!"
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Fishing for Birds
"I don't know. George got it somewhere."
"I came out O.K. Everything I had was in baseball cards."
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"Just because you collect them doesn't make them collectibles."
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"Since Frank retired two years ago, he's been on the alert for some long-dormant artistic talent to develop."
Blowing up the camping mattress.
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"I can't understand a word you say when your helmet is shut."
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"In his spare time, Milton dabbles in foreign policy."
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'I'd rather be hunting.'
"Howard, you've met my ukulele ladies before."
"I'll never forget one day last July- it started right off."
"Thursdays and Saturdays, it's glassblowing, Mondays and Wednesdays it's Morris dancing!"
"We collect cowboy-and-Indian paraphernalia. How much would you take for your pickup?"
"I don't want to say, 'I told you so', but you've knitted yourself into a corner."
"I rub my body with animal fat and swim around Manhattan."
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"It could be worse. He could be out chasing you know what."
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"It's a sort of Birdman of Alcatraz situation, except that Martin here isn't a bird."
"There are a lot of things you can do to fill your time, Ma. Have you thought about a hobby or and addiction?"
"At first, collecting husbands seemed a harmless hobby."
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"My weakness is collectible porcelain ponies."
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"He says he's a great salmon guide."
"For the last time—Daddy doesn't do sports."
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