"The Balkans. This is where I came in."
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"Take a look - that's us in ninety years."
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"What the hell did you do with your day before I retired?"
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"Were we gay?"
"And here I am at two years of age. Remember? Mom? Pop? No? Or how about this one. My first day of school. Anyone?"
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"It was just supposed to lift him gently into an upright position."
"A gentleman would offer his seat."
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"Is this the year, Pumpkin? Goodbye, love boat, hello, elder hostel?"
"I want an aisle seat in no smoking, lots of fresh air, proper maintenance, no cracks in the fuselage - and none of your frigging bug spray!"
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"Your mother and I think it's time you got a place of your own. We'd like a little time alone before we die."
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The Angina Monologues
"Rouse yourself, Weintraub! The miniskirt is back!"
Edward Loves Mae Marsh
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Old Man Journal
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"Everything was better back when everything was worse."
"OMG, here comes my old lover."
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"I just hope that when your mother is as old as I am you'll be able to help figure out Medicare Part D."
"When I was your age we didn't have mouths."
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"Eventually, some of us shrivel."
"What the hell do you want kelp for?"
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Thinning Hair/ Erectile Dysfunction/ One Foot in the Grave.
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"So, how long have you been old?"
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"I already have my crossing-the-street badge. How about I set up your Twitter feed?"
"It's a coming of old age story."
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"Stop tensing your abdominals!"
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