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"I've been getting in touch with the puppy in me."
Introducing Peter's Cousin - Murray Pan - The Boy Who Refused To Stay A Child
Tags:boys will be boys, maturing, maturity, matures, adults, adulthood, adult life, childhood, child, kid, kids, parent, parents, parenting, twist, spin off, spin-off, spinoff, parody, parodied, parodies, parody, grow up, grown up, grown-up, grown ups, grown-ups, growing, growing up, old before his time, bore, bored, boring
"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
"I make the decisions, Jeremy, because I'm the grown-up."
"Let's have a heart-to-heart talk—one huge, powerful grownup to one tiny, nothing kid."
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"Twenty-thousand eggs, but do they ever call?"
Tags:kid, kids, children, empty nest, empty nest syndrome, grown, grown children, grown-up, grown-ups, adults, adulthood, senior, seniors, senior citizen, senior citizens, call, calls, calling, phone call, phone calls, battery hen, battery hens, chicken, chickens, hen, hens, mother, mothers, parent, parents, mom, moms, mum, mums, contact, stay in touch, staying in touch, jewish, jewish mom, jewish moms, jewish mother, jewish mothers, stereotype, stereotypes, stereotypical, nag, nags, nagging
"I've grown, and you haven't."
"They must be grown-up ducks, because they're eating the crusts too."
Grownups used to be young too.
"I don't wanna 'adult' today."
"'Bring your children to work day' isn't the same since the retirement age went up!"
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"Give me a child and I will show you the man!"
'Sure, you can become a systems analyst if you want to - but tell Daddy, what is a systems analyst?'
On Line At The Fountain Of Adulthood
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'Just remember that until you grow into a huge tree, I'm the grown-up around here!'
And so Bob's folks sent him off into the world. But not before running a few last tests, just to be sure he could handle it.
Kevin's Midlife Crisis Crisis.
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"Are you sure we can donate him and keep the couch?"
"I can't wait that long."
"Since they graduated, have any of your children moved back in with you?"
Tags:graduation, graduations, graduate, graduates, job market, job markets, job opportunity, job opportunities, grown up, grown ups, grown-up, grown-ups, kid, kids, living with your parents, unemployment, unemployed, recession, recessions, economic downturn, economic downturns, youth unemployment, economic conditions, economic indicators, survey, surveys, pollster, pollsters
"I'm sorry your son Billy ran away, but there's not much we can do being that he's thirty-four."
Tags:runaway, missing people, apron strings, apron-strings, runaways, run-away, run-aways, missing persons report, missing persons reports, adulthoods, adults, grown-up, grown-ups, overprotective, parent, parents, missing person, police, son, adulthood, millenials, adultescent, parents, empty nesters, empty nest, empty nests
'Says here that 36% of adult children are now living with their parents.'
"Haven't you heard? Twenty's the new ten!"
Tags:teen, teens, teenager, modern childhood, modern childhoods, childhood, childhoods, modern life, maturity, growing pains, growing up, immature, immaturity, grownup, grownups, grown-up, grown-ups, kid, kids, modern life, modern family, modern families, couch potato, couch potatoes, unemployed, unemployment, slob, slobs