"How can you feel threatened by someone young enough to be your sullen, uncommunicative daughter?"
"Ben is in his first year of high school, and he's questioning all the right things."
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"I think I'll be more relaxed once my secondary sex characteristics kick in."
"You're a working dog, so be back early."
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"This family is way too functional."
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Jews for Jesus and also for pissing off one's parents, even if they weren't religious, in a way that the Hare Krishnas can't even begin to imagine.
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"Sure I'm Alfred the Great now, but in high school I couldn't get a date."
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"I mean, hell, sure, Superman is cute, but Batman looks like he's got money."
"Try and tell me what's bothering you - use your S.A.T. words."
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"That's what's the matter with kids today!"
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"And now the award for..."
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"A village did raise him. But, of course, it was Greenwich Village."
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"I'm in the sandwich generation - my parents don't approve of me and my kids hate me."
"It's my youth, and I don't have to enjoy it if I don't want to."
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"The thing is, I've grown and you haven't."
"That's the famous Josh—a high-impact body harboring a very low-impact mind."
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"Do all boys go through a beanstalk phase?"
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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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"Dad, when will I be old enough to shave?"
"My strength is the strength of ten because I'm fourteen."
"Jason is my summer reading."
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"Alright, then - let's unbag and hop up on the table."
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"Love the tie, Chad—that is so pimp!"
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"You're free-range when I say you're free-range."
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"But why can't we question authority together?"
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