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"So, Carol tells me you're a baby."
"Tell them that hilarious story about your colonoscopy."
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"Hi, I'm Zeus, the man behind the myth."
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"Donald is an appendicitis survivor, too."
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"What did you think of that book that I already know everyone else in the world's opinion about?"
"Did you like Ike and all that?"
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Gauntlet Cards, Respond at Your Own Risk
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"Your conversation piece didn't disappoint."
Conversation Starter Kit
"Cigarettes used to be a pretty good prop, but they don't seem to work for me anymore."
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'Why do we always talk about this stuff?'
"Here, let me kill our conversation by looking it up on Wikipedia."
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"Oh, my, I can tell—everybody in there has read Barbara Tuchman."
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"Were you genuinely interested in where I get my protein, or was it the introductory question to a long and pointless attack on my personal dietary choices?"
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"I'm testing a theory on how to overcome shyness by wearing an unusual hat."
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"When we go for walks, Young Master refers to me as his favourite "Chick Magnet": What does that mean?"
Ask Me About My Bumper.
"I find it a very good conversation starter."
"Well, they do say wine is a conversation starter."
Ask me about my tail.
'I really have nothing to say to this man...'
'It's a conversation piece.'
'I've found taking a sip of another table's wine is an effective conversation starter.'
'But enough about me. Let's talk about my mother.'