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"I found grandpa's old cough!"
"It belonged to my great great great. . . . creepy Uncle Edgar."
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"Someday, you may thank me for breaking what was becoming, in this family, a viscous cycle of inheritance!"
"She was a sweet old lady whose kids never called."
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"Say - do we really want to bury this Armani necktie?"
Tags:designer clothes, designer clothing, designer label, designer labels, necktie, neckties, neck-tie, neck-ties, tie, ties, fashions, fashionable, funeral, funerals, coffin, coffins, burial, burials, outfit, outfits, cheapskate, cheapskates, heir, heirs, heirloom, heirlooms, expense, expensive, burial clothes
"I want to change my testimony so it only contains the word: BAAAAAH!"
This week on The Antique Roadkill
". . . and I leave my whole estate to my one true companion, public radio."
"And to my nephew Scott, bold denier of climate change, I bequeath my north shore bungalow."
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Dave's most treasured possession was the picture he had of his great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfather.
"I told you all this would be yours someday, son, and today is that day."
"My sister inherited the grand piano, my brother got the grandfather clock and I inherited her rare collection of ebooks."
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"It was passed from my grandfather to my father, from my father to me, and now from me to you. Twenty bucks."
"Some day son this will be all yours."
"Someday son, this will be all oars."
"My goodness, no! Grandfather would never, ever let us near this!!"
Heirloom Hot Dogs.
'Someday, son, this can be all yours.'
"Her mother would have been so proud."
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'As I recall you were the one who told him that he couldn't take it with him.'
"The top drawer was used to bury your Uncle Bertie."
"I see you've discovered the heirloom Twinkies."
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"What a coincidence. I'm downloading the 'Can Take It With You' app, too."
'The only interesting thing your grandfather had was your grandmother.'
"...And to my favorite 'Mr. Down On His Luck' relative, I leave all my spare change."