"Actually, I preferred 'Heaven,' too, but then the marketing guys got hold of it."
Dogs have name tags on their rear ends.
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"Yes, I'm sure it looked cute and clean, but I would sooner starve to death than eat lunch in a place called Jennifer's Biscuit."
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"Certainly. A party of four at seven-thirty in the name of Dr. Jennings. May I ask whether that is an actual medical degree or a Ph.D.?"
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"My friend with the long-haired dachshunds is Noreen."
A "Trump Bum" sits under the "Trump Tower" sign in New York City.
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"I always forget - is it Kirsten or Kristin?"
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How Not to Remember Names
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"Mr. Peanut is my dad—you can call me Rick."
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"You can call me Andy. What can I call you?"
"Hey, good buddy! How you doin'?"
"In lieu of a pre-nup we decided just to label everything."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, unhealthy relationship, unhealthy relationships, love, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, fiance, fiances, fiancee, fiancees, engaged, conflict, conflicts, pre-nup, pre-nups, pre-nuptial agreement, pre-nuptial agreements, contract, contracts, agreement, agreements, law, laws, legal, family law, lawyer, lawyers, counselor, counselors, counsellors, counsellors, attorney, attorneys, solicitor, solicitors, barrister, barristers, legal counsel, label, labels, labelling, labeling, name, names, dividing, divorce, divorces
"Wow! The Ukraine, Moldavia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Byelorussia, Tadzhikistan, Kirgizia, Turkmenistan..."
"It's nothing, really, Mr. Phelps. I had just never heard of a place called the Prussian Tea Room before."
"As I call each of your names, please answer by saying 'Present'"
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"I wonder if we're talking about the same Grace Jones."
"And this is Brie."
"I think I'm a pretty average Jennifer—but I think you're a very unusual Scott."
Smith, Smith, Smith, Smith & Smithereens
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"You don't look like a Dave."
"This is really embarrassing. I've forgotten your name."
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Men and women in Heaven are standing around at a cocktail party wear name tags.
"We're for calling it 'Hampton,' but they want to call it 'the Hamptons.' "
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"No one whose name is pronounced that way lives here."
Tags:name, names, surname, surnames, stubborn, stubbornness, self important, self importance, self-important, self-importance, petty, pettiness, cold call, cold calls, cold caller, cold callers, telemarketing, telemarketer, telemarketers, first world problems, insult, insults, frustration, frustrations
All-Christopher Neighborhood, Westport, CT, 1988