Does our driver's performance meet with your approval? If not, his mother can be reached at (718) 555-7403.
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"No, I don't think your decisions are too Draconian. Do you think my decisions are too Draconian?"
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"If your mother asks, we crossed at the corner."
"Maybe zero tolerance is setting the bar too high."
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"Oh, Christ—it's your mother."
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"Careful—some of our children's firearms are manufactured in plants that also process nuts and nut products."
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"You just wait until your other mother gets home, young man!"
"There are some words I will not tolerate in this house-and 'awesome' is one of them."
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"Humor should be employed to defuse tension, not create it."
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"I'm in the market for an easier religion."
"My parents decriminalized sugar."
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Cab From Hell.
"I've just been called a 'materno-fascist.' "
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"Listen up and listen up good, 'cause I'm only going to say this a million times."
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"Keep in mind, this all counts as screen time."
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"He always times '60 minutes.'"
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"The board is going to have to talk to 5-G again."
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"You can get a tattoo over my dead body!"
"Don't make me resort to alternative questioning techniques."
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"Sorry, guys, my wives won't let me leave the compound."
"Very amusing, Robertson, if I were the type to be amused."
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"We want you to have fund, as long as it's fun that enhances a college-admission application."
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A No-Nonsense Guy with His No-Nonsense Wife and Their No-Nonsense Dog
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"I told him to come back when he's truly gifted."
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"Oh, great, the fundamentalists are back."
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