Dogs have name tags on their rear ends.
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"Melanie, this is my husband, Greg, and Greg's jacket from a previous marriage."
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"This is Lawrence - he does something with right-wing smearing."
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"This is my friend Ted, and this is Ted's lower-priced knockoff."
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"I always forget - is it Kirsten or Kristin?"
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"Mr. Total Recall"
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"And this is Tod Stillman – the black hole of fun."
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"Oh dear, I'm terrible with names."
"Of course you know Congressman Beasley."
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"And this is my significant mother."
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"These are the Fortneys. The Fortneys are young worrieds."
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"I'm an elephant podiatrist-what do you do?"
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"And this is Brother Elvis."
"So, is there a Mrs. Peanut?"
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"This is my wife - the founder and executive director of our marriage."
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"Please to meet you, though I'm sorry about the circumstances."
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"The editor who turned down the first Harry Potter book, say hello to the publisher who took a pass on Stephen King."
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"You remember Champ. . ."
"This is Miss Jones, Doctor - I want you to cheer her up. She's been through hell recently."
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"Charles is a journalist, but, of course, not one of those bottom feeders."
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"You may have heard me on 'Fresh Air with Terry Gross.' I'm Terry Gross."
"Howard is my second husband once removed."
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"Miss Gorce is in the embalming game."
"These are some of my new friends from birthing class."
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"This is Russell. Russell opens all my jars."