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"If your mother asks, we crossed at the corner."
The Mishegoss Stops Here
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"The board is going to have to talk to 5-G again."
Tags:apartment, apartments, apartment building, apartment buildings, flat, flats, tower block, tower blocks, tacky, tackiness, standards, high standards, upper class, upper classes, stand out, stands out, standing out, individual, individuals, individuality, stick out, sticks out, sticking out, rebel, rebels, home, homes, homey, decoration, decorations, home decor, co-op, co-ops, cooperative, cooperatives, housing cooperative, housing cooperatives, strict, strict rules
"Oh, Christ—it's your mother."
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'...And that should cover all my rules for the class.'
"Casual dress hasn't yielded the results we'd hoped for."
"I told him to come back when he's truly gifted."
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"Very amusing, Robertson, if I were the type to be amused."
Tags:business, businessman, businessmen, boss, bosses, executive, executives, exec, execs, manager, managers, management, office, offices, office life, employee, employees, worker, workers, strict, grumpy, moody, unamused, amusing, unimpressed, serious, severe, stern, tough, humourless, humorless, report, reports, document, documents, paperwork
"I'd like the Court to remember that my client only got into counterfeiting to counteract what he felt was an overly restrictive monetary policy on the part of the Fed."
Tags:court, courts, courtroom, courtrooms, trial, trials, legal system, justice system, law, laws, legal, judge, judges, lawyer, lawyers, counselor, counselors, counsellors, counsellors, attorney, attorneys, solicitor, solicitors, barrister, barristers, legal counsel, defence, defense, defendant, defendants, client, clients, reminder, reminders, reminding, crime, counterfeiting, counterfeiter, counterfeiters, money, counterfeit money, monetary policy, fiscal policy, economics, economy, restrictive, strict, limiting, government, governments, politics, fed, feds, federal government, federal governments, excuse, excuses, blame, blaming, blame game
"There are some words I will not tolerate in this house-and 'awesome' is one of them."
Tags:word, words, slang, slang term, slang terms, tolerate, tolerates, toleration, awesome, intolerant, frustration, frustrations, frustrated, home, homes, father, fathers, parent, parents, english, proper english, speaker, speakers, speaking, speak properly, speaking properly, slang word, slang words, house rules, house rule, rule, rules, strict
"Listen up and listen up good, 'cause I'm only going to say this a million times."
Tags:family, trouble, troublesome, precocious, precocious kid, kid, kids, child, childhood, childish, parent, parents, parenting, parental, dad, dads, new dad, new baby, new parent, new parents, father, fathers, fatherhood, nostalgia, nostalgic, mom, moms, mum, mums, new mom, new mum, new moms, new mums, new mother, mother, mothers, motherhood, strict, strictly, discipline, disciplines, interrogation, interrogate, fight, fighting, patience
"Humor should be employed to defuse tension, not create it."
Tags:family, family scene, dinner, dinner time, dinner table, tense, tension, trouble, troublesome, precocious, precocious kid, kid, kids, child, childhood, childish, parent, parents, parenting, parental, dad, dads, new dad, new baby, new parent, new parents, father, fathers, fatherhood, nostalgia, nostalgic, mom, moms, mum, mums, new mom, new mum, new moms, new mums, new mother, mother, mothers, motherhood, strict, strictly, discipline, disciplines, humour, humor, age appropriate
"O.K., I'm ready—you can come in now."
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"Keep in mind, this all counts as screen time."
Tags:times square, new york, new york city, screen, screens, screen time, addict, addicts, addiction, addictions, limited screen time, limiting screen time, laptop, laptops, phone, phones, tablet, tablets, smart device, smart devices, strict, strict parent, strict parents, disciplinarian, disciplinarians, computer, computers, computer screen, computer screens, computer tablet, computer tablets
"Don't make me resort to alternative questioning techniques."
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"He always times '60 minutes.'"
Tags:television, televisions, watching television, tv, tvs, watching tv, t.v., t.v.s, watching t.v., time, timer, timers, timekeeper, timekeepers, stopwatch, stopwatches, clock, clocks, timing, minutes, hour, precise, strict, exact, accurate, accuracy, news, news show, news shows, news program, news programs, news programme, news programmes, tv news, television news, t.v. news
"You just wait until your other mother gets home, young man!"
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'Correct...Now do it again, and this time, with feeling.'
Does our driver's performance meet with your approval? If not, his mother can be reached at (718) 555-7403.
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Stern looking woman sitting at a service window labeled "Complaints".
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"Careful—some of our children's firearms are manufactured in plants that also process nuts and nut products."
Tags:gun store, gun stores, gun shop, gun shops, gun dealer, gun dealers, arms dealer, arms dealers, shooting, weapon, weapons, firearm, firearms, gun, guns, gun control, firearms regulation, gun violence, gun safety, kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, father, fathers, fatherhood, dad, dads, family, families, allergy, allergies, allergen, allergens, nut, nuts, nut allergy, nut allergies, nut products, plant, plants, factory, factories, warning, warnings, advisory, advisories, pink, colourful, colorful, manufactured, politics, government, government, safety, health, regulations, regulation, law, laws, firearm safety, strict
"I'm in the market for an easier religion."
A No-Nonsense Guy with His No-Nonsense Wife and Their No-Nonsense Dog
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Two Jewish temples on a desert island: one advertises it's "Orthodox congregation" while the other advertises it's "Reform Congregation".
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"No, you may not call me Mrs. Z."