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Man walking by a dry cleaner's with a sign in the window saying "All work completed when you least expect it".
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A brief romance....
'What? I always wash my reds and whites together.'
"This looks like more fun than taking a bath."
"Walking down here and asking if I can get you some more detergent from the store is just the beginning of my fence-mending agenda."
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Angels buying bleach.
'Next comes the cool part. Grab the clothes pegs. We're going online.'
Moses separating his Laundry.
'Hmmm...where's that other sock?'
'No, I'm not laundering money. The bills are just damp. I keep my money under my mattress and I think my waterbed is leaking.'
'I usually wait for it to stop spinning.'
'At least we don't need any troubleshooting pages!'
"They got done for money laundering - found a mushy fiver in a trouser pocket."
'I'm doing my bit for energy conservation, by washing at only thirty degrees.'
Dryer, 'lint filter'--'sock filter'
"Guess what? I did the laundry!"
Grim Reaper in launderette washing cloak.
"Wow! I bet you miss those greener, simpler times!"
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"Gracie, people don't understand how hard things used to be. Sure, we can be green and throw out the washing machines...but then we'd have to load up the dirty clothes, drive the car to the river, and wash everything with rocks!"
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'Really, it will be fine. Go home and give it a try. Wash lights with lights and darks with darks.'
'ARRRG!! What does ye use for blood stains?'
Alice, you're suffering from embarrassing static cling.
'They never empty the pockets of their cargo pants.'
'And he still mixes them up.'