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#199538 - 04/30/11 04:31 PM Re: A board question [Re: Candy]
Originally Posted By: Candyits a family joke when ever someone goes to get something out of that cupboard, to utter a string of flattering words, when the door is opened!
My family functions on the dark side of this. My wife, who rarely watches movies, once responded to a passing remark about Pulp Fiction in a way that made it clear that she thought we were talking about Newsies. I and our three offspring were helpless with laughter. Now the poor woman can't say anything about any movie without being hit with: "You mean Newsies?" In January I showed up at my daughter's house to stay with my infant grandson for a couple of hours, and made the mistake of announcing myself with, "Nanny Peter is here!" I'm rather afraid that the baby will learn to call me that, because his mother thinks it very clever to remind me of my ill-advised usage.
Edited by Tromboniator (04/30/11 04:31 PM)
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