"...and keep me a normal, healthy, American girl."
A man reads the obituary and compares his age to the deceased.
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"Does it make my ass look big?"
"So, while extortion, racketeering, and murder may be bad acts, they don't make you a bad person."
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"Of course your daddy loves you. He's on Prozac - he loves everybody."
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"What riles me is that he got a genius grant and I didn't."
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How to Drive Your Man Crazy in Bed
"Would you like a professional critique of your orders?"
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"He's my enabler."
"Which Microsoft millionaire are you thinking about now?"
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"It's no disgrace - somebody has to be plain vanilla."
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"I never thought I'd be saying this, but enough with the snuggling already!"
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"You need to stop comparing yourself to other people."
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"Too Tom Wolfeish!"
"Ah, Mr. Conrad, you're right on time."
"Don't be scared, David! Mommy's here with your crumb of validation."
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"I wish we could stay longer, Adam, but Don just doesn't think the security's adequate."
"He must be very secure in his masculinity."
"Oh, that - that's the hard drive from my first marriage."
What's Their Secret?
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"On the one hand, I know I could make more money if I left public service for the private sector, but, on the other hand, I couldn't chop off heads."
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"There's nothing wrong with the ship. We just got a better offer."
Pinocchio finally takes the plunge.
"On the bright side, I've really taken inches off my buns and thighs."
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"Your mother was young and restless and knew what she wanted. She wanted out."
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