"I've just found out what happened to the Hendersons."
"I'm doing some reorganizing - are there any of your possessions that you want to keep?"
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The Dream Remote
"We've done it! We've done it! We've discovered a detergent that takes the chore out of washing and makes all other detergents seem old-fashioned by comparison!"
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"After you've finished doing what you're doing, could you not begin doing something else?"
Tags:married life, marriage, old married couple, married couple, relationship, relatiohships, snide comment, snide comments, belittle, belittling, unhappy marriage, unhappy relationship, long term relationship, busy, housework, being busy, lazy, laziness, quiet time, downtime, rest, gender stereotype, gendered work, chores, chore, busybody, busybodies, bicker, bickers, bickering, active, active lifestyle, couch potato
"You know, in some cultures the male does things."
"Harry, I wish you'd stop singing 'The Impossible dream' and help me feed the pussies once in a while."
"Mow lawn, take out garbage, water plants, weed garden."
Tags:history, historical, artifact, artifacts, ancient, ruin, ruins, carving, carvings, stone, stone carving, stone carvings, writing, language, inscription, inscriptions, investigate, research, researcher, researchers, linguist, linguists, archaeology, archaeologist, archaeologists, archaeological site, archaeological sites, archaeological dig, archaeological digs, to-do-list, to-do-lists, list, lists, chore list, chore lists, checklist, checklists, chore, chores, errand, errands, housework, housekeeping
"Garbage in, garbage out!"
"I cooked us a lovely dinner for two—you could at least do the dishes!"
Tags:relationship, relationships, couple, couples, married life, marriage, marriages, cooking, cooking dinner, dinner, dinners, preparing dinner, clean up, clean-up, cleaning, cleaning up, doing the dishes, washing up, washing the dishes, after dinner, meal, meals, after the meal, messy, big mess, mess, messes, dirty dishes, pots and pans, husband, husbands, wife, wives, housework, chores, chore
"Laundry or composting?"
Tags:mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, family, families, marriage, marriages, married life, wife, wives, chore, chores, housework, laundry, doing laundry, laundry pile, washing pile, washing, clothes, clothing, messy, compost, composting, confused, confusion, problem, problems, food waste, raw garbage, organic waste
"I wish you'd do something about the moat."
Tags:king, kings, sovereign, sovereigns, queen, queens, ruler, rulers, monarch, monarchs, monarchy, royal, royalty, castle, castles, moat, moats, pollution, water pollution, litter, trash, rubbish, garbage, junk, floating, clutter, mess, messy, cluttered, clean up, clean-up, housework, chore, chores, cleaning, yard work, yardwork
"And I'm sure no one will mind if we fold a few clothes while we talk."
Tags:laundry, laundry basket, laundry baskets, laundry day, washing, fold, folds, folding, multitask, multitasks, multitasking, multitasker, multitaskers, stereotype, stereotypes, boardroom, boardrooms, board room, board rooms, meeting, meetings, gender stereotype, executive, executives, housework, homemaker, homemakers, clothing, woman, glass ceiling, glass ceilings, chore, chores, doing chores
"Maybe the unseen hand of the market will change the diaper."
Tags:market, markets, husband, husbands, sexist, nappy, nappies, childcare, economy, adam smith, invisible hand, unseen hand, wife, wives, father, fathers, dad, dads, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, free market, arbitrage, married, marriage, marriages, couple, couples, unpaid labour, unpaid labor, housework, economics, economic, unhelpful, lazy
"The gods seem angrier than usual today."
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, insect, insects, bug, bugs, beetle, beetles, god, gods, angry, upset, lawn, lawns, mowing, mower, mowers, mowing the lawn, cutting the grass, housework, chore, chores, perspective, perspectives, human, humans, yardwork, landscaping, landscaper, landscapers, religion, religious
"I'd like to hear less talk about animal rights and more talk about animal responsibilities."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, argument, arguments, arguing, fight, fights, fighting, conflict, conflicts, animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, bear, bears, animal rights, right, rights, responsibility, responsibilities, chore, chores, housework, lazy, laziness
"Shouldn't you rake those up first and then set them on fire?"
Tags:leaf, leaves, clearing leaves, raking, raking leaves, rake, rakes, chore, chores, housework, yardwork, landscaping, landscaper, lawn, lawns, yard, yards, garden, gardens, gardening, fire, fires, on fire, fire hazard, fire hazards, fire safety, unsafe, safety hazard, safety hazards, bad idea, bad ideas, dangerous, dangerous idea, dangerous ideas, dumb, dumb idea, dumb ideas, husband, husbands, man, men, marriage, nag, annoy, berate, bother
"Waitress's Day Off""
Tags:restaurant, restaurants, waiter, waiters, waitress, waitresses, server, servers, customer service, service, day-off, days-off, day off, days, off, break, breaks, holiday, holidays, vacation, vacations, housework, household chore, household chores, chore, chores, plant, plants, flower, flowers, houseplant, houseplants, watering, gardening, habit, habits, habitual, unbreakable habit, unbreakable habits, talking to plants
"I ate all the wrong things today."
"I had a bit of a quiet day, so I sculpted you in butter."
"I dreamed that I stopped doing your laundry."
A man raking his lawn watches as the leaves climb back into the trees.
Tags:autumn, fall, tree, trees, season, seasons, seasonal, lawn, lawns, lawn care, yardwork, housework, landscaping, landscaper, landscapers, chore, chores, rake, rakes, raking, raking the leaves, leaf, leaves, climbing, escaping, returning, personification, anthropomorphic, anthropomorphism, nature
"It's a shopping list from the raccoons."
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"When I don't dream, I feel as if I'd forgotten to put out the garbage."
"Lift your stems."
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