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"There's nothing to be scared of, Mrs. Miller, it's just another teaching tool!"
"Gretel, I don't like living in this culture of fear."
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"We've heard the rumors, ma'am—there's absolutely nothing to them."
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"So tell me, what exactly does fear smell like?"
"I'm facing my fears in alphabetical order. How about you?"
How Grandma Sees the Remote
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Things Not To Tell Your Kid
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"When did you first become aware of this imagined 'plot to get you,' Mr. Potter?"
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"Hey, investor fears need calming over here, too."
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"Is it just me, boss, or is everyone in the accounting department paralyzed with fear these days?"
Tags:accounting, accounting department, accounting departments, accountant, accountants, finances, bad finances, paralysed with fear, paralyzed with fear, fear, fearful, afraid, company finances, struggling company, struggling companies, financial issues, financial issue, boss, bosses, manager, managers
On Display At The Children's House Of Horrors
Tags:childhood, childhood fear, childhood fears, fear, fears, phobia, phobias, phobic, phobics, irrational fear, irrational fears, fearful, scare, scares, scary, haunted house, haunted houses, halloween, shampoo, shampoos, shampooing, picky, picky eater, picky eaters, fussy eater, fussy eaters, snowsuit, snowsuits, hate, hates, pet peeve, pet peeves, annoyance, annoyances
"Sometimes I feel the only thing keeping us together is our fear of the children."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, father, fathers, fatherhood, dad, dads, kid, kids, child, children, raising children, raising kids, fear of children, fear of kids, fear, fearful, afraid, terrified, hiding, escaping, taking a break, blockading, barricading, blockade, blockades, barricade, barricades, door, doors, keep out, staying together, staying together for the kids, staying together for the children, family, families, stressed, stressed parents
"I was afraid I was lying to myself, but, thank God, I passed the polygraph."
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"See? There's no monster in the corner—it's just a pile of old skulls."
Tags:bedtime, bedtimes, bed, beds, kid, kids, child, children, putting the kids to bed, putting the children to bed, night, nighttime, dark, scary, scared, afraid, fearful, anxious, nervous, monster, monsters, father, fathers, fatherhood, dad, dads, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, son, sons, skull, skulls, bones, bones, skeleton, skeletons, dead, creepy, corner, corners, eerie, frightening, disturbing, weird
"Well, now that you have it, you can stop worrying about getting it."
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"I don't know-somehow the city seems much scarier than when I was a kid."
Tags:monster, monsters, creature, creatures, graffiti, urban, urban life, urban living, city, cities, city life, living in the city, city living, scared, afraid, fearful, scarier, growing up, kid, kids, child, children, adults, grown-up, grown-ups, safe, safety, public safety, crime rate, crime rates, aging, ageing, growing old, growing older, getting older, getting old, old age, subway, train, trains, metro, underground, tube, passenger, passengers, commuting, commute, commuter, commuters
Tags:threat level, threat levels, backpacker, backpackers, hike, hikes, hiking, hiker, hikers, backpacking, outdoors, great outdoors, outdoorsman, outdoorsmen, fear, fears, fearful, fearfulness, threat rating, threat ratings, wilderness, wildernesses, geography lesson, geography lessons, geographic lesson, geographic lessons, annoyance, annoyances, annoying, irritate, irritates, irritation, irritations, irritating
"I don't care where they came from. It's that distant rumble that worries me."
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"I don't like the looks of this!"
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A man is sat between thugs on the subway.
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'Actually I wanted to be a pilot, but my dog is scared of flying!'
"There goes Congressman Nunes again."
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"You have two things to fear; fear itself and me."
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, talking pet, talking pets, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, cat, feline, felines, cats, cat owner, cat owners, fish, goldfish, fishbowl, fishbowls, goldfish bowl, goldfish bowls, fish tank, fish tanks, predator, predators, prey, fear, fears, fearful, afraid, scared, franklin d. roosevelt, fdr, quote, quotes, only thing we have to fear is fear itself
"You, my friend, are a feeble adventurer."
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"I want to vote my fears this year, but they'll only let me vote once."
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