"This lovely car has not brought us happiness. You agree, Morris? That is why I am now thinking in terms of having the entire house recarpeted."
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"You should be happy. How many husbands even notice window treatments?"
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"I see the empty nest as a place where an apartment can finally grow up."
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"My feng-shui consultant placed Harold in the closet."
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"Before Carlo did us, we thought the whole nineteenth century was clunky."
"We took everything that was nice and got rid of it."
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"Oh, yeah, I took your special chair to 'Antique Roadshow.'"
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"You're not thinking about redecorating again, are you?"
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"Do you think you could give me a hand? The guests will be here any minute."
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"I put in a skylight and it's made a world of difference."
"I thought I'd go slowly - maybe start with a few stuffed animals in the corner."
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"That blasted maid's got everything upside-down again!"
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"Our dream is to live long enough to see the end of our renovation."
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"We're in the tub together. But not like it used to be."
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"I'd save it. It may become a collectable."
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"We're looking for something more over-the-couch-ish."