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"I'm sixty-six – I don't want to see puppets in anything."
Secrets of Adulthood.
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The Colicky Family
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"Compost? I say it's manure, and I say the hell with it!"
Tags:vegetable, vegetables, veggies, lettuce, head of lettuce, cabbage, farm, farms, farmer, farmers, farming, agriculture, crop, crops, growing crops, garden, gardening, gardener, gardeners, plant, plants, growing, raising, compost, dirt, manure, fertiliser, kid, kids, child, children, young, younger, old, older, adults, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, language, word play, wordplay
Play-Doh vs Work Doh
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"I can't wait till I'm old enough to hold my nose and vote."
The Greeting Card and the Business Letter
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"I've been getting in touch with the puppy in me."
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"Accounting has really changed you, Razor-Face."
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Introducing Peter's Cousin - Murray Pan - The Boy Who Refused To Stay A Child
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'Honey, when you grow up I want you to be assertive, independent and strong-willed. But while you're a kid, I want you to be passive, pliable and obedient.'
"I don't know-somehow the city seems much scarier than when I was a kid."
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"Edmond is at that awkward age – too old to be a 'rising star', too young to be 'one of a dying breed.'"
"They say the early forties is the new late thirties."
Tags:aging, ageing, getting old, getting older, growing old, growing older, adults, old age, middle age, middle-age, middle-aged, middle-aged, mid-life crisis, midlife crisis, early forties, late thirties, turning 40, turning forty, over the hill, over-the-hill, modern life, wordplay, word play, new, bar, bars, pub, pubs, denial, in denial, nonacceptance, birthday, birthdays
"I just don't know what to do with myself in that long stretch after college but before social security."
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"Me? I thought you were raising them."
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"There was no hazing involved. We simply beat him up."
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The Couple who Adopted an Adult Child
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Seven males, ranging in age from a baby to an old man, wait in a line monitored by a uniformed guard.
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Egg, Larva, Pupa and Adult
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"Here's the deal: we call the shots when your're young, you call the shots when we're old, and everything in between is a non-stop battle for control."
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Now at the Adult Pound
"I make the decisions, Jeremy, because I'm the grown-up."