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"I'm sorry, sir, but I don't believe you know us well enough to call us the Fed."
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"Oh, you know - same old, same old,
Tags:same old same old, nothing's changed, familiar, familiarity, irony, ironic, dog, dogs, dog lover, dog lovers, dog owner, dog owners, dog person, dog people, dog walk, dog walks, walking the dog, daily exercise, ppe, personal protective equipment, hazmat suit, hazmat suits, covid-19, covid 19, corona, coronavirus, novel coronavirus, corona virus, novel corona virus, pandemic, pandemics, self-isolation, social distancing, quarantine, quarantines, quarantined
"Kate! Is this or is this not my ex?"
Tags:shopping, shopper, shoppers, market, markets, fruit, vegetable, face, faces, head, heads, relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, unhappy relationship, unhappy relationships, love, hate, marriage, marriages, married life, unhappy marriage, unhappy marriages, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, partner, partners, ex, exes, divorce, divorces, divorcing, split, splits, splitting, separation, separations, separating, breakup, breakups, breaking up, break up, break ups, break-up, break-ups, former, previous, familiar, similar, memory, memories, reminder, reminders, lover, lovers
Familiarity tries, unsuccessfully, to breed contempt in the lab.
"The pandemic has pushed us to revolutionize how we connect."
Tags:connecting, wfh, working from home, work from home, teleconference, teleconferences, video conference, video conferences, video calling, video call, video calls, communication, communications, technology, technologies, revolutionized, revolutionized, familiar, covid-19, corona, coronavirus, novel coronavirus, corona virus, novel corona virus, pandemic, pandemics, epidemic, epidemics, disease, diseases, illness, sickness, virus, viruses, self-isolation, social distancing, quarantine, quarantines, quarantined, lockdown, lockdowns
"I give up. What's black and white and red all over?"
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De ja vu Avenue.
"Mr. Peanut is my dad—you can call me Rick."
Tags:flirt, flirts, flirtation, flirtations, hit on, hits on, hitting on, mascot, mascots, cartoons, cartoon character, cartoon characters, cocktail party, cocktail parties, pickup line, pickup lines, pick-up line, chat up line, chat up lines, name, names, familiar, familiarity, surname, surnames, last name, last names, first names, first name
"Mr. Goodrich, it's time we called each other by our first names."
"Do you have anywhere like England, but in 1957?"
Tags:holiday, holidays, holiday booking, holiday bookings, travels, traveller, travellers, similarity, preference, preferences, english, british, tourist, tourists, tourism, sameness, continuity, familiar, familiarity, comfort, comforts, vacation destination, vacation destinations, holiday destination, holiday destinations
'I like you, you remind me of someone.'
Top Ten Elevator Hits of All Time
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"Amazing! Our first date and I feel we've known each other all our lives."
Bug lost on rug.
I don't remember your name... but your salary is familiar.
"You look familiar. Have I sniffed you before?"
Tags:reversal, reverse, reversed, invert, inverted, inversion, subvert, subverted, subversion, spoof, parody, parodied, imagery, familiar, stereotype, stereotypes, desert, in the desert, hallucinate, hallucination, sand, sands, lost, stranded, suburb, suburbs, suburbia, suburban, urban, modern world, ecology, ecological, environmental, environmentalism, environmentalist, backyard, back yard, lizard, lizards, reptile, reptiles, climate, climates, crawl, crawling, situation, situational, situations
"Harry seldom leaves his retirement cubicle."
'Your resum? looks familiar, weren't we married once?'
"What's up? It's been aeons since you last whistled 'Old Buttermilk Sky.' "
Tags:ole buttermilk sky, old buttermilk sky, whistle, whistles, whistling, hum, hums, humming, familiar tune, familiar tunes, spouse, spouses, long marriage, married couple, married couples, change of behavior, cause for concern, familiar, familiarity, husband, husbands, wife, wives, old married couple, old married couples
"May I call you 'Rover'?"
'Have we met before? You look familiar.'
'I hate to bring this up, but doesn't that cactus look awfully familiar?'
'We're trying to get him used to e-mail by putting it in a familiar setting.'
'You look familiar, have we met?'