"Ted Burton! How are you? How's my ex-wife? My kids? My dog?"
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"How is it gendered?"
"We don't believe in pressuring the children. When the time is right, they'll choose the appropriate gender."
"I'll trade you my soy milk for your wheatgrass juice."
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"You just wait until your other mother gets home, young man!"
For Today's Dad
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More Nontraditional Family Units
"Can you believe this is happening to me? Her scores are very low in self-esteem."
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"Good night, Mommy. Good night, Daddy."
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What'r We Doing Today, Daddy?
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"Son, it's time we talked about online privacy."
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"It's my not-being-able-to-participate-due-to-a-scheduling-conflict ribbon!"
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"Samantha is Harry's, but Homer here is mine from a previous marriage."
"Son, I think it's about time we had the TED Talk."
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"This is Mr. Mendez. He's been redistricted into our family."
"Yes, we're very fortunate to be blessed with one of each."
"Alexa, would you like to say grace?"
"Save some for Mommy, Princess."
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"Once upon a time there were these three little pigs. There was a neurotic little pig, a psychotic little pig, and a normal little pig . . . ."
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Descent Into The Maelstrom
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Modern relationships on mailboxes.
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"This man is a wonderful primary-care husband."
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"Why don't you get off the computer and watch some TV?"
"Don't forget to click Reply."
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