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"Could you read the part where Stephen envisions life outside Dublin again?"
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"Daddy has to clear his head for a few minutes before he can deal with 'Babar'."
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'I see London, I see France, I see your big distended scald-red ass.'
"Chubby! Who the hell is Chubby?"
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"Finally, the alphabet is paying off."
"...So they went their separate ways with the millions they made writing tell-all books about their failed celebrity marriage and lived happily ever after!"
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"I doubt that a children's book about beer would sell."
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'So what's the coral of the story?'
"Read me that new turtle book that's getting all the buzz."
'Peter the Flying Hippo is my favorite storybook character without any merchandising tie-ins.'
'Fe, Fi, Fo, Fum! Has the Giant got a speech impediment?'
'Pretty clever how the stepsisters got out of marrying the prince.'
"If you insist on doing all the voices, Dad. Don't you think father bear should have a deeper voice than Goldilocks?"
Surviving July 4th: One Doll's Story.
'You promised me three stories, Dad. That doesn't count as three stories.'
"Call me Moby. Some years ago..."
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The End Of The Story Is Near!
"There it sat, still as night, in the bagging area ..."
"Where do you keep the non-educational stuff?"
'Put some feeling into it. I can't tell the difference between the lion and the mouse.'
'Mom, can you tell me about the days before Pilates and Latte's?'
Grimm's Reality Tales.