"What does she do with her life? She's at every party I go to."
"That's Laura's Susanne Bartsch imitation. I guess it's time for us to go."
"Fred and Ginger, but of course not the Fred and Ginger."
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"I have dusk free."
"Pretty sure of herself, isn't she?"
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"I ran into Ruth Hagerstrom this afternoon. Now everybody's been to China except us."
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Skinheads for Eva Gabor
"Saints preserve us! The boulevardier got another jaywalking ticket."
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"You're old enough to learn how to work a party."
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"Some calls came in while you were out, Miss LaVie."
"I liked Nancy Reagan, but somehow I like Barbara Bush even more."
"Of course you can go to the Gerbers' the way you look. You look fine."
"There's a notice from the co-op board. Would we be interested in playing softball on the Great Lawn?"
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"I'd like you both to meet Samantha Hogue. Samantha has been terribly busy trying to chase the Chinese out of Tibet."
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