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"It's about the possibility of a raise, Mr. Oliphant."
"She didn't know what she was saying, Mr Kalish. Please believe me."
Tags:suitor, suitors, spurned suitor, spurned suitors, interfering mother, interfering mothers, interfering mum, interfering mums, interfering mom, interfering moms, dating, dates, courting, courtship, single, single women, single woman, mother daughter relationship, mother daughter relationships, apartment block, apartment blocks, storm off, storming off, insulted, insults, insult, speaking for, speaking on behalf of, vintage, vintage cartoon, 1930s, 1940s, 1930, 1940, forties, matchmaking, matchmaker
"No open toes. I have a puppy."
Tags:shoe shopping, shoe shop, shoe, shops, shoe store, shoe store, buying shoes, shoes, puppy, puppies, dogs, dog, dog owner, dog lover, dog owners, dog lovers, chewing on shoes, chewing on toes, inappropriate footwear, appropriate footwear, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons, 1930s, 1940s, 1940s shoes, shoe styles, open toed shoes
"Of course, if you want a dog that will rescue you from drowning, that's another story."
"He's really awfully attractive, for twenty-eight."
"Oh, I beg your pardon – I'm just looking for my husband."
Tags:party, parties, cocktail party, 1940s cocktail party, flirting, flirtatious, flirts, interrupt, interrupting, looking for someone, husband, cheating husband, cheater, cheaters, cheating, two-timing, two-timer, two-timers, having an affaire, affaire, affaires, adultery, adulterous, vintage party, vintage, vintage catoon, 1930s, 1940s
"Thank you, I'd rather stand."
Tags:police, policemen, interrogation, police interrogation, police interview, interrogations, police interrogations, police interviews, police brutality, old school policing, old fashioned policing, policing, suspect, suspects, perp, perps, vintage, 1930s, 1940s, 1930, 1940, polite, politeness, manners, good manners
"Now let me see – where did we leave off last year?"
"It can't all be due to the Hudnut course."
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"Aha! Sunny Jim!"
Tags:family, families, marriage, married couple, old married couple, argument, argue, arging, late, late home, parents arguing, parents disagreeing, parents, relationship troubles, bad relationships, never home, married to work, workaholic, vintage, 1940s family, 1940s families, 1940s, 1940, 1930s family, 1930s families, 1930s, 1930
"Louise voted for Roosevelt, and now she'e afraid to tell her husband."
Tags:politics, us politics, vote, votes, voting, roosevelt, president roosevelt, divisive politics, 1930s politics, marital issues, gossip, gossiping, 1930s, 1940s, vintage, 2016 election, 2016 presidential race, political divides, political divide, trump, donald trump, president trump, history, historian, historians
"See Grouchy? We haven't missed a thing – the score is still nothing to nothing."
"If you just used your eyes you'd see plenty of men!"
Tags:mother, mothers, mum, mums, mom, moms, pushy mother, pushy mothers, critical mother, critical mothers, disapproving mother, disapproving mothers, single, single woman, single women, mother daughter relationship, daughter, daughters, dating, vintage, 1930s, 1940s, worn down, wearing down, exhausted
"But mother, it's really just a nice family speakeasy."
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"He's a big fellow, that Grogan, isn't he?"
Tags:nosey neighbour, nosey neighbours, nosey neighbor, nosey neighbors, washing, laundry, laundry hanging, apartment building, apartment buildings, new york, city life, city living, vintage apartments, 1940s mens underwear, underwear, underwear on the line, tall, large, big, vintage, vintage cartoon, 1930s, 1940s, 1930, 1940
"I want to study you a moment as you are."
"Of course, at present Mademoiselle's neck is too long, but our Mr. Francis is going to change all that."
Tags:hairdresser, hairdressers, haircut, haircuts, beauty, beautician, beauticians, beautify, judgement, judgemental, beauty parlour, beauty parlours, beauty parlor, beauty parlors, vintage beauty parlour, vintage beauty parlour, vintage beauty parlours, vintage beauty parlors, vintage, 1930s, 1940s, 1930, 1940cosmetic surgery, surgery, surgeon, surgeons, sinister, frightening, guillotine, guillotines, decapitation, decapitate
"Recession, depression, or panic, lingerie always gets hit first!"
Tags:lingerie, lingerie store, lingerie stores, lingerie shop, lingerie shops, underwear, womens underwear, vintage lingerie, recession, recessions, economic recession, depression, great depression, postwar depression, retail, economics, 1930s, 1930s ecomonics, bad for business, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons
"It looks like a hit, doesn't it?"
"Is this by chance a private party?"
Tags:private party, private parties, supper, solo supper, supper for one, eating alone, marriage, married coupld, old married couple, a moment alone, selfishness, selfish, passive aggressive comments, passive aggressive arguments, passive agressive, passive aggression, vintage, vintage cartoon, marital difficulties, 1930s, 1940s, caught red handed, midnight feast, midnight feasts
"He's about my height but he doesn't have my build."
Tags:shop, shops, shopping, store, stores, clothes shop, clothes shops, clothes shopping, clothes store, clothes stores, mens clothes, gift shopping, gift, gifts, clothe sizing, shirt, shirts, shirt sizes, difficult customer, difficult customers, retail assistant, retail assistants, dumb blonde, sexism, old fashioned sexism, gender stereotypes, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons, 1930s, 1940s
"Nous allons maintenant à Bloomingdale's, n'est-ce pas, pour achêter un tout petit Teddy Bear?"
"And thanks again, Greg. It was divine."
Tags:hotel, hotels, holiday, holidays, holiday resort, holiday resorts, tanned, tan, pale, pale face, pasty, family, families, 1940s family, 1940s families, 1930s family, 1930s families, family holiday, family holidays, sun holiday, sun holiday, sunny, sunny weather, nice weather, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons, 1940s, 1930s