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"He has to wear it for the next four years, at least."
"She's promiscuous. She's in five book groups."
"My family never went in for therapy but then my family wasn't nuts."
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"O.K., there's the moon - now give me a nice long howl instead of last night's yip."
'Before we start, shall we go round the table, and each share our name and a horrible dark secret from our past.'
Introducing... The Everything Else Morning-After Pill!
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"Have they no shame?"
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"Tell me I didn't marry a brine snob."
"You had me worried. For one horrible moment I thought you were going to slide and soil your uniform."
Tags:baseball, coach, baseball player, baseball players, baseball coach, game, games, match, sport, sports, american sport, winner, winners, loser, losers, competition, competitor, bench, benched, sidelined, soil, soiled, uniform, uniforms, unity, embarrassed, embarrassment, shame, shameful, disappointment, disappointed, disappointing
"Are you really, really sorry?"
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'All I'm saying is that the 'good dog' 'bad dog' labels have a real shame-based ring to them!'
"This is the part of religion we could do without."
Other Walks of Shame
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"They were, sitting around the dinner table, knocking off a bottle of Côtes-du-Rhône and blathering about the Middle East – you've never heard such shallow, simplistic reasoning in your life – and one of them turns to me and says, "And what do you think, Barney? What do you think we should do?' and all I could come up with was 'Woof'. I felt like such an ass."
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"Hey, man, you didn't have to mention me by name."
"Sometimes, son, the guilt inside builds up so much you have to vent the shame silo."
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"It's small, but it's bottomless."
Encyclopedic Novel Slam.
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"I'm afraid your son has been confusing 'your' and you're' when he mercilessly bullies his peers online."
Tags:bully, bullies, bullying, online bully, online bullies, online bullying, troll, trolls, internet troll, internet trolls, grammar, bad grammar, grammar mistake, grammar mistakes, grammar pedant, grammar pedants, grammar nazi, grammar nazis, teacher, teachers, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, parent teacher meeting, school child, school children, son, sons, shame, ashamed, bring shame to the family, brought shame to the family
'Yeah, they really, really work. Got any other stupid questions?'
'I just want you to know that you're a disgrace to every sloth in this jungle and to slothdom in general!'
"It was just that one time that you won the Nobel Prize, wasn't it, dear?"
Tags:nobel prize, wife, wives, undermine, undermines, undermining, achievement, achievements, achieving, achiever, achievers, prize winner, prize winners, accomplishment, accomplishments, unimpressed, impressive, impressiveness, casual, casualness, great, greatness, cut down, cut down to size, cuts down to size, cutting down to size, embarrass, embarrasses, shame, shames, shaming, ashamed
The Haberdashery Triptych - the Barneys Collection, New York
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"Not one crummy Valentine."
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