"Spin your partner round and round, then spin your partner round again, spin her round six more times, now touch the light switch near the door."
Tags:light switch, light switches, square dancer, square dancers, square dancing, dance, dances, dancer, dancers, barnyard, barnyard dance, barnyard dancing, obsessive compulsive, compulsive, compulsive behavior, compulsive behaviors, ocd, obsessive compulsive disorder, mental illness, mental illnesses, mentally ill, ritual, rituals, daily ritual, daily rituals
"Tell me the truth—have I ever made tea come out of your nose?"
Tags:novel, novelty, monks, monk, religion, religions, religious, buddhist, buddhism, laughter, laughing, laughing stock, inappropriate, interruption, interrupt, interrupted, guru, gurus, tea ceremony, ritual, rituals, right for the job, job, jobs, work, career advice, career guidance, choosing the right career, choosing the right job, right career, right job
"Can't you just see us sitting here every morning with our coffee, gazing out the window and worrying about how to pay the mortgage?"
Tags:real estate, estate agent, estate agents, home buyer, home buyers, buy a house, buying a house, house, houses, apartment, apartments, flat, flats, stoop, stoops, ritual, rituals, morning ritual, morning rituals, mortgage, mortgages, mortgage payment, mortgage payments, underwater, bill, bills, stress, stresses, realistic, homeowner, homeowners, home owner, home owners
Dowsing for Coffee
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Tags:arcade, arcades, arcade game, arcade games, slot machine, slot machines, coin op, coin ops, coin-op, coin-ops, jew, jews, jewish, judaism, mole, moles, bris, brit milah, circumcision, circumcisions, mohel, mohels, covenant of circumcision, circumciser, circumcisers, tradition, traditions, ritual, rituals, shpasik, jtoons
"You'll never catch me! Not without arms!"
"Except for the actual sacrifice, all this is largely symbolic."
The Fall Collection
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"Just a moment, please. I would like my mother's maiden name included."
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"A word to the wise. When the gods speak, they'd better say 'across-the-board tax cut."
Tags:temple, temples, worship, worshiping, inca, incas, mayan, maya, god, gods, ancient civilizations, ancient culture, ritual, rituals, offering, offerings, oracle, oracles, ceremony, ceremonies, ancient ceremony, ancient ceremonies, ancient temple, ancient temples, religious ceremony, religious ceremonies, ancient ritual, ancient rituals, tax, taxes, tax cut, tax cuts, politics, taxation, tax policy, tax policies, fiscal policy, fiscal policies, treasury
"Dr. Rheinschreiber never does an appendectomy without music and dancing."
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"I'd love to, but I have a million lonely ritualistic things I need to do."
Tags:ocd, ocds, obsessive compulsive, obsessive compulsives, obsessive compulsion, mental state, lonely, loneliness, ritual, rituals, ritualistic, bachelor, bachelors, bachelorhood, evening plans, evening plan, lonely existence, invitation, invitations, socialize, socialise, socializing, socialising
"Let's switch from human sacrifice to destination weddings."
Tags:ritual, rituals, ritual sacrifice, sacrifice, sacrifices, sacrificing, human, volcano, volcanic, volcano sacrifice, volcanic sacrifice, ancient times, ancient, religious, religion, religion, religious sacrifice, profit, profitability, profits, business change, change in business, sales, sales pitch, pitches, sales pitches, wedding, destination, weddings, destinations, destination weddings, modern world, modern life, modernity, modernise, modernising, modernize, modernizing
"Please hold my calls for the next fifteen minutes, Miss Hammish."
Tags:call, calls, calling, sacrifice, sacrifices, animal sacrifice, animal sacrifices, pagan, pagans, pagan ritual, pagan rituals, ritual, rituals, magic, magical, satanic, witch, witches, goat, goats, cult, cults, costume, costumes, businessman, businessmen, executive, executives, private office, private offices, manager, managers, management
"Every Sunday, the same thing: we watch the ducks from Bow Bridge, I think about pushing you in, and then we go to that stupid Mexican place."
"I liked our old god better than our new corporate god."
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"We've done what we can. Now it's all in the hands of the accountants."
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"If I ask you something, will you promise not to get mad?"
Tags:god, gods, pagan, pagans, ritual, rituals, anger, angers, angry, angry god, angry gods, pray, prays, praying, prayer, prayers, native, natives, religion, religions, anger the gods, angers the gods, angering the gods, temper, tempers, temper tantrum, temper tantrums, tantrum, tantrums, quick to anger, easily angered
"I wonder if we could allow women a greater role in religion other than as sacrifices?"
Tags:god, gods, homicide, religion, religions, religious, women, men, superstitious, murder, murders, murderers, murderer, ritual, rituals, sacrifice, sacrifices, volcano, volcanoes, death, dying, dead, killed, kill, killers, killer, die, worship, worshipping, history, historic, historians, historian, women's rights, equality, equal rights
"Being a retriever, donna, has nothing to do with being anal retentive."
Tags:ocd, obsessive compulsive disorder, mental health, mentally ill, mental illness, psychoanalysis, detail, details, detail oriented, perfectionist, perfectionists, ritual, rituals, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, dog owner, dog owners, dog, dogs, pup, pups, puppy, puppies, animal, animals, date, dates, dating, girlfriends, boyfriend, boyfriends, golden retriever, golden retrievers
"I'm treating you like a living deity for one day."
Tags:deity, deities, living deity, living deities, living god, living gods, romance, romances, romantic, romantics, ego, egos, egotist, egotists, egotistical, husband, husbands, wife, wives, admiration, ritual, rituals, narcissist, narcissistic, narcissism, religious ritual, religious rituals, religious ceremony, religious ceremonies
"Tell me about the constant hand washing."
Tags:therapist, therapists, therapy, mental health, ocd, obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety, anxieties, stress, stressed, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, psychiatry, psychiatry, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, raccoon, raccoons, animal, animals, obsessive behaviour, obsessive behavior, ritual, rituals
"Say your prayers, liturgies, Tefilah, Daily Salat, Sacred Mantra, Ritual Incantation or the secular affirmation of your choice, Varmint!”
Tags:pray, prays, prayer, prayers, praying, prayed, liturgy, liturgical, liturgies, tefilah, tefilahs, salat, salats, daily, sacred, sanctity, mantra, mantras, ritual, rituals, incantation, incantations, secular, secularism, humanism, religion, religions, wild west, culture update, play on words, word play, wild west, denomination, denominational, denominations, west, western, westerns, cowboy, cowboys, cow boy, cow boys, guns, duelling, duels, duel, political correctness, politically correct, pc, p.c, inclusion, inclusive, inclusiveness
"This meeting was called in order to discuss the meat. It has been pointed out that there is no more meat. A motion has been made to fight over the bones."