"All right, so I missed your soccer game. But didn't my assistant send you a lovely fruit basket?"
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"It's Harvard, Professor. They want to know when you're going to grade last June's exams."
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"She was a sweet old lady whose kids never called."
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"You've changed, Howie."
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"When you're finished not looking at here, can you divert your non-attention to me?"
"Since my mother was rarely home, I guess I blame my nanny."
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"I've bought home some work, which I'll be doing in my study. See you in the morning. Good night."
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ONE MORNING WHILE GETTING DRESSED,
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"Of course, we love you. Hasn't Maria told you?"
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Mother Goose and Mother Nature Play Canasta
"Would a little cuddling kill you?"
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"Oops! There goes another rubber-tree plant!"
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The Letters Of Jean-Paul Sartre To His Mother
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"The father belonged to some people who were driving through in a Packard."
"I only overshare because you never listen."
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"Looks like crime is down."
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"As long as you're getting all religious you can start worshipping me."
"Me? I thought you were raising them."
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"And this is our child, but we never use him."
"Shall I mark you absent or present today?"
Murder in Apartment 6-K
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"I would have gotten that report to you sooner, but I wasn't held enough as a child."
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"It's slow everywhere right now. For crying out loud, Boris, it's shark week."
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"Notice anything different?"
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