"Once, I tried to change the laces, and the Landmarks Commission came down on me like a ton of bricks."
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"Elsie is still waiting for postmenopausal zest to kick in."
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"A gentleman would offer his seat."
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"Did he have any distinguishing characteristics besides a strong sense of entitlement?"
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"...nineteen, twenty. Ready or not, here I come!"
"It's just as easy to love a man with a pension as to love a man without one."
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"I'm the lot of baggage he comes with."
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"Yes, I can remember when it was nothing but forest land as far as you could see."
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"In the old days, we weren't old."
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"O.K., one last big rhubarb score. But then I'm out of the pie game for good."
"I'm sitting here going over all my troubles in my mind..."
"May I represent you across the street?"
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"What do you think they put on the cat lover's pizza?"
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"Hey, I'll do the kvelling around here."
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Self Absorbed Christmas Tree
"Nation-wise, we're in a pickle."
Beware of Old Lady Rolling Up Yarn
"Why aren't you out there protecting us from evildoers, young man?"
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"...and a half-pound of pain and anguish."
"You're lucky. I'm turning into my mother."
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Women harass men hwo are leaving a coffee shop.
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"Who knew they had interns in the Hoover administration."
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"He had a hat!"
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"Well, of course we married industrialists. All three of us were young and beautiful, and smokestack America looked like it would last forever."