The Emergence Of Language
"Are you multitasking me?"
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"I've been a cow all my life, honey. Don't ask me to change now."
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"This is boring. Let's have children."
"Yes, it was good for me - not as good as it was the last time, but probably better than it's going to be the time after this."
"I'm warning you—it's a sty."
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"Mother was right about you. You're a toaster."
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"Can't we just this once, for God's sake, stay on topic?"
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"Wilfred, did you leave the lid off the body glitter?"
"You just don't get it, do you?"
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"We need to talk - let's have conversation No. 52A."
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"I've been with a lot of gentle woodland creatures who turned out to be real sickies."
"'Incandescent' is how he thinks, but 'fluorescent' is what I want."
"He's exactly the kind of man I've always wanted to change."
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"I feel we haven't moved beyond parallel play."
"We never fight anymore."
"I do not have a roving eye. I have attention-deficit disorder."
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"I think we should start making commitments to other people we can't keep."
Tags:commitment, commitments, committing, noncommittal, fear of commitment, fears of commitment, couple, couples, dishonest, dishonesty, breakup, breakups, breaking up, break-up, break-ups, split up, splits up, splitting up, relationship problem, relationship problems, relationship trouble, relationship troubles, cheat, cheats, cheater, cheaters
"Just because your father ate your brother doesn't mean he doesn't love you."
"What do you think sitting around being bored out of your mind will be like in the new millennium?"
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"With you I have known peace, Lida, and now you say you're going crazy."
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"You know where we go to from here because we already went there."
"Perhaps your performance anxiety wouldn't be so bad if you performed better."
"I've grown, Carl, while you've merely mutated."
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"Harold! You promised!"
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