"Hi, Dad. Investment banking wasn't that great after all."
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"Dumbledore smiled, his eyes twinkling."
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"Don't make the same mistake I did and squander your years in the eighteen-to-thirty-four demographic."
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"Of course mating is natural. It's just not the kind of thing you want to see your parents doing."
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"Son, your mother is a remarkable woman."
"Have you and Tim picked out a name for the career obstacle yet?"
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"I don't want to do something fun for free, I want to do something fun we pay for."
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"When you head off to camp, your parents will want to see some separation anxiety."
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"Please remind your mom and dad that its not a parent-teacher-attorney conference."
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"Not until you've arranged your pillows."
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"OMG! I just got born!"
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An Honest Graduation Photograph
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"Of course there was sex and drugs when I was your age, but it was sex and drugs about ending the war."
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"We've given it a great deal of thought and we decided we're going to give in to everything you want at all times."
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"When it's over, I'll explain all the pop culture references you didn't get and you can explain all the pop culture references I didn't get."
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"We won't know till they're older which one is the evil twin."
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A store clerk files greeting cards for different types of moms
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"Now I'm going to show you something that's in bad taste, so you'll know what bad taste is."
"Can't you see? He needs both of us!"
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"The good news is that you will have a healthy baby girl. The bad news is that she is a congenital liar."
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"Now you've got the hang of it!"
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"How is it gendered?"
The Big Book of Parent-Child Fights
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