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"I've decided to purge our material goods, starting with your crap."
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Is clutter necessary?
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'I thought you were' going to straighten up the closet? . . . Too late. I just did it. Once again, the potential of promises is mugged in the alley by the 3 stooges - shoulda, coulda, and woulda.'
"Call it spring cleaning - I threw out all my dictionaries."
"There's more inside."
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'First I put some odds and ends in storage, then some furniture, and finally, Edgar.'
"I've simplified my life by converting all my possessions into one gold brick."
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"You know what I want for our twentieth anniversary? A Dumpster."
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Polishing Boot House with Shoe Polish.
"Writing a book is a great way to clean the house."
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"How long do we have to keep statements from banks that don't exist anymore?"
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'We've got to do spring cleaning more often. I found three eight-track tapes!'
Maude gets rid of all the useless stuff that is cluttering up the house on Ebay.
Getting ready for spring
"There's lots of things in my life I absolutely needed to put in, and now there's lots of things in my life I absolutely need to get out."
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It was time to clear out her handbag.
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Maybe clean out your wallet
"One checker, two packs of cigarettes, two screws, one teapot bird, one piece of coal, three lighters, one Christmas light, one clove of garlic, four boxes of matches, two books, three pieces of broken dish, eggshells, one saltshaker peg, one pen, one cre
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"It's a perfect day to reorganize those closets!"
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"I'm doing some reorganizing - are there any of your possessions that you want to keep?"
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"OK, I think we're pretty much back to square one. You can stop now."
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Spring House Cleaning: Sweeping Cuts