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Why Do We Always Want Something Better For Our Children Than What We Had For Ourselves?
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Dear Diary: Still Marooned on the Bench...
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"You'd be pretty if you'd just lose some height."
'I love the leg room.'
'Far or small?'
Blow yourself up to poster size.
You must be this tall to bump head on sign.
'Yes, I did tell you to hang the fire extinguisher where it would be easy to reach, but...'
Born to be Mild.
"In memory of Lofty Thomas."
'I think we'd make better time, dear, if you'd stop less often to stretch your legs.'
'No one takes me seriously because I'm a small business man.'
'I hate it when he tries to prove he's taller than me.'
"Actually, I got my nickname because I live in a loft."
"Are we enjoying ourselves up there?"
Really tall guy with a 'Kick Me' sign attached.
"I keep telling you, William... you're stacking the cans too high!"
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'This is Bob. He's really short, but he's got quick hands, watch.'
'I don't set the rules, but you do need to accept that you're a pony and move on Brian!'
Children are growing taller. . .
'Can I play center?'
'I'm not going to use it for anything...I just want to see what it's like to be taller!'
'Brian's a professor of stating the bleeding obvious.'