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"I'm a big, big problem. Aren't I?"
A lifeguard whale underwater fails to notice that a whale has beached himself on a nearby beach.
"Sorry, Pop, but your message is no longer relevant to the younger audience."
Tags:parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, growing up, teen, teens, teenager, adolescent, telling off, told off, in trouble, cheek, cheeky, tv, television, tv audience, younger audience, child rearing, kid, kids, child, tv broadcasting, tv broadcaster, tv broadcasters, television broadcasting, television broadcaster, television broadcasters, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
'The other hand.'
"Midnight already? Zounds! My wife will heap contumely upon my head!"
Tags:ye olde pub, ye olde bar, ye olde, language, linguist, linguists, linguistic change, linguistic changes, speech, speeches, archaic, late, get home late, getting home late, wife, wives, pub, pubs, bar, bars, bartender, bartenders, bartending, late for dinner, tardy, tardiness, run late, runs late, running late, insult, insults, insulting, yell, yells, yelling, shout, shouts, shouting, in trouble, getting in trouble
"Someday, you'll act like you understand."
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Tags:kid, kids, parent, parents, parenting, children, childhood, child, precocious, precocious kid, reading, read, reads, kid's book, kid's books, writing, arithmetic, narrative, narratives, father, fatherhood, new parent, new parents, parental, parenthood, fatherhood, trouble, in trouble, tv, television, ad, ads, advert, adverts, advertise, advertisement, advertisements
"Well it's not as if you didn't give her some cause to yell at you."
Colin could see that his competitor had obviously done his market research.
"But we're not homeless. We're on a camping trip."
Tags:homeless, homelessness, wealth gap, wealth divide, poverty gap, camping, camper, campers, sleeping out, camping out, arrest, arrested, in trouble, reprimand, reprimanded, told-off, telling off, police officer, police officers, mistake, mistakes, excuse, excuses, loitering, loiterer, sleeping rough, rough sleeper, rough sleepers, camping trip, camping trips, camping holiday, camping holidays
"The old man wants to see you in his office now."
"I'm a hunter." "I'm a gatherer."
"We got into a pretty bad argument."
Tags:argument, fight, fighting, relationship, relationships, arguments, fights, disagreements, disagreement, spat, marriage, boyfriend, husband, wife, relationship trouble, doghouse, couch, banished, relationship issues, trouble, in trouble, relationship problems, marriage trouble, marriage issues, marriage problems, men, man, exaggeration, exaggerated, kick out, kicked out
'I'm not sticking around to find out.'
'And if you run out of macaroni Cheerios!!'
Plan B or no plan B, that is the question!
'And the good news is - we're in deep doo-doo.'
"Let's see you euphemism your way out of this one, Henderson."
'You have a problem. You're a good guy and I'm a bad guy.'
"Boo hoo, I missed my targets - what's the worst he can do?"
Tags:attack dog, attack dogs, cocksure, cocky, arrogant, pride comes before a fall, vainglorious, misplaced confidence, over confident, businessman, businessmen, boss, bosses, in trouble, in trouble with the boss, riding for a fall, fall, getting carpeted, for the chop, getting axed, for the drop, miss targets, missed targets, business targets, fall short, come up short, fail to meet objectives, fail to meet targets, failure, shortfall
"That will be the gold standard by which all other naps are judged."
Tags:offices, office worker, office workers, exhausted, exhaustion, overwork, overworked, tired, nap, naps, napping, snooze, snoozes, snoozing, asleep on the job, lazy, laziness, shirk, shirking, caught, caught out, office sleeping, gold standard, glad standard, judge, judging, record, records, impressed, impressive, impressing, sprawl, sprawling, sprawled, sleeping on the job, told off, telling off, in trouble, reprimand, reprimanded, reprimanding
'Oh boy, someone's in trouble!'
"First of all, you mislabelled this evidence. Second, it looks like you brought the victim in for questioning."
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'Will it help if I turn in my accountant?'
"How long do you think I could get detention for doing this?"
Tags:teaching, waterbomb, water balloon, snitch, snitching, boy, boys, kid, kids, children, prank, pranks, practical joke, practical jokes, principal, headmaster, teacher, teachers, detention, class, classes, school, high school, secondary school, middle school, trouble, in trouble, caught, getting caught, disloyal