"Three 'a's, of course, in Barbara?"
"Apparently, he's not ready for stories filled with moral ambiguity."
"If you two don't stop bugging me, I'm never going to grow up and move out!"
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Boat Christening vs. Boat Bris
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"When I was a child, I drank like a child, but when I became a man I put away childish drinks."
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"We're going to start with the birds and the bees and then work our way up to the new reproductive technologies."
"It's a coming of old age story."
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"Son, it's time we talked about online privacy."
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"Just a moment, please. I would like my mother's maiden name included."
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"This dvd of Billy's first day at school is due back in two days, Mom."
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"Honey, your head's through the armhole again."
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"Well, the children are grown up, married, divorced, and remarried. I guess our job is done."
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"Don't forget to click Reply."
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"Dad, tell me about the birds and the bees and safeguards."
"Son, it's time I taught you how to crush a bicycle."
"I'm going to need a hug, Maurice - it's from the A.A.R.P."
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"Today I found out the Easter Bunny is fake news."