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"You might want to review the chapter on unconditional love."
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"It says here that in some cultures, burping at the dinner table is considered a compliment."
'I'm about to throw a tantrum. What are you doing?'
"It seemed like a long timeout."
"How do you spell Habeas?"
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"You can rejoin your party if you think you can refrain from slurping your soup! Got that?"
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"I go directly to the corner? I thought there would be an appeals process."
"Well, my dog cleans himself that way!"
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"Now, unless someone else wants a "timeout" we'll resume our meeting."
'It sure didn't pay to increase my vocabulary that time!'
Student sits under a stool with a dunce cap on it in a classroom.
"Jeremy called our relationship 'crunchy.'"
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"I didn't have enough money to buy him a treat at the checkout. He had an economic meltdown."
It was just a little setback - but the boss had a knack for making it seem much larger.
"The service users heard about the plan to let consumers take over the running of their services...which they've done!"
"Just wait until you read my tweets."
"I don't mind the punishment, Mother, but I don't want to see this on YouTube!"
'But it's not a four letter word if I used texting!'
Dad is in the naughty corner.
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'You just wait until your father gets home.'
'I don't care whether you think it's an affront to your 'Human Rights', I still want you to go to the naughty corner!'
'Just think of it as graphic design, Mom.'
"I caught him using Google Maps to look out our classroom windows."
"Nice try, Dear, but I do not have to recuse myself because I'm your mother."