Rehabilitated At Last
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"Not guilty, Your Honor, and thank you for asking."
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"Sorry–I didn't realize you were another predator."
"I only sniffed his ass to be polite."
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"Gee, I'm sorry this had to happen on our first date!"
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"I'm going out. Do you need any voles?"
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"How much do you tip a masseuse?"
"Can I bring you something else to complain about?"
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"Instead of plastic garbage bags, I thought we could try these earth-friendly canvas totes."
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"Pardon me, Vito, but I'm holding the talking stick now."
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WHEN MANNERS COUNTED'Dad, Nigel would like to apologize."
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"No need to apologize. You had a job to do and you did it."
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"He wants you to shake hands."
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Snowman Tips Hat... And Head.
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"Hi! My name is Kevin, and I'll be your doctor today."
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Ringing the Doorbell
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Worn Gentility Sale
"How much do we have to leave to avoid a social-media incident?"
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"How would you like me to answer that question? As a member of my ethnic group, educational class, income group, or religious category?"
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"I've always wanted to go to consecutive performances of the same symphony led by different conductors - you know what I mean?"
"Once you've stood up for one actor, you're not allowed to sit back down for the next."
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"Frances, where did you ever find such similar others?"
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"It's too late to call them now—they'll be sound asleep. They live in Connecticut!"
"The service is polite and well meaning, if a little slow."