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"Let's see! You had roast beef. I had none."
Tags:this little piggy went to market, nursery rhyme, nursery rhymes, nursery song, nursery songs, pig, pigs, children's story, children's stories, children's literature, children's lit, roast beef, literary character, literary characters, bill, bills, restaurant bill, restaurant bills, restaurant check, restaurant cheque
The Little Engine That Could pulls into the subway station.
"Goodnight moon. Goodnight house. Goodnight breasts."
"Call me shallow - I like 'Good night Moon.' "
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"It's from Mr. McGregor. He's now willing to submit to binding arbitration."
"If Heather has two mommies, and each of them has two brothers, and one of those brothers has another man for a 'roommate,' how many uncles does Heather have?"
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A werewolf reads "Hello Moon" to his child.
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Little Investment on the Praire
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Alice meets Dorothy
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A spider writes "terrific" about a prisoner on death row.
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'I see London, I see France, I see your big distended scald-red ass.'
"The new 'Pat the Fire' book did not go over too well with some children..."
"So then Mr. Brewster, who was a cost analyst for an advertising agency, drove his car all the way from Westport, Connecticut, to New York City!"
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Little Dutch Boy in an Hourglass
"I think it is most admirable," said Alice, "that you gave up a thriving law practice to be with this lovely child."
Tags:charles lutwidge dodgson, lewis carroll, alice's adventures in wonderland, alice in wonderland, wonderland, nonsense, children's literature, children's lit, children's book, children's books, lawyer, lawyers, legal career, legal careers, family life, family-life, admirable, law practice, law firm, pig, pigs, surreal, literary nonsense, work/life balance, life/work balance, work-life balance, life-work balance
"Oh, it's you. You startled me."
Wynken, Blynken and Nod
"Goldilocks just tweeted, 'The porridge is too hot'."
Dick, Jane & Sally meet the Bobbsey Twins
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"You know, it's a picture book. Needless to say, it doesn't have a lot of narrative scope."
Mother Goose Spoilers
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"Read me that new turtle book that's getting all the buzz."
"Reading YA is passe. We're into picture books."
Waiting for Waldot
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