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Herb got in touch with his inner monkey.
Horn of Moderation
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"Go ahead. I'm trying to watch my boyish figure."
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"We wish you gave us enough sense to avoid all this cholesterol, salt and all these additives."
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"Oh, for Pete's sake, lady! Go ahead and touch it."
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'I've reached that age where I've given up on Mind Over Matter and am concentrating on Mind Over Bladder.'
Where the hokey pokey went wrong.
Me On A Diet: "I should not be eating this!"
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'What I like best about a magnum of Champagne is, it's a controlled portion.'
'Let's skip the anesthetic. I study yoga so I think I can transcend-dental-medication.'
"So she left you. Maybe it wasn't your fault. Sometimes circumstances are beyond your lack of self-control."
'I think your problem is lack of self control.'
"I don't know how to deal with my son, he has no selfie control."
Well, Look Who's Hungry Again
'Higgins, control yourself and sit down!'
When Accountants get Schizophrenia
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'I think your problem is lack of self-control.' 'Why, I oughta...'
'I hope you got enough to eat, John. . . you didn't eat all your dinner.'
"OK, one more, but that is it."
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"Plastic surgery saved my budget. I cut a few credit cards in half."
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"Mom said never use that dirty 4-letter word on vacation...DIET."
"Here's what I think of your marshmallow test."
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'Your therapy was a success and you're sure to have your violent temper under control now? Really? Well, then... you're fired, you idiot.'