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"Let's have a heart-to-heart talk—one huge, powerful grownup to one tiny, nothing kid."
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Grownups used to be young too.
"Teenagers! Everyone try to look cool!"
Tags:teen, teens, teenager, teenagers, young person, young people, looking cool, show off, show-off, showing off, self conscious, self consciousness, self-conscious, self-consciousness, modern life modern times modern attitudes, role reversal, role reversals, business man, business men, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, business people, business person, adults, grown up, grown ups, grownup, grownups, immature, immaturity
"I don't wanna 'adult' today."
'Which is the deep end?'
'Sure, you can become a systems analyst if you want to - but tell Daddy, what is a systems analyst?'
A Transformer for grownups
"Haven't you heard? Twenty's the new ten!"
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"The trouble with children is they don't act like adults."
"Why do grown-ups send you to bed when you're wide awake and get you up when you want to sleep?"
Stanley waved goodbye to his inner child.
"He keeps touching me!"
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Big people always make a mess of things phobia: 'Let's play grownups. You'll be for busing and I'll be against it.'
Children discussing scaring grown-ups by adding the word 'flation'.
'Grownups are stupid! How can you be good and have fun?'
"He's growing up!"
"Well, looks like his teenage years might be over: he's cleaning his room..."
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"Grownups sure do talk funny. Mom says Dad's rules aren't written in stone because he lives in a glass house."
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"The prodigal son never left."
"I'll never understand why grownups would pay to take a bath."