~ "How on earth can you see the TV sitting so far back?"
~ "Yeah, I used to skip school a lot, too"
~ "Just leave all the lights on . . . it makes the house look more cheery"
~ "Let me smell that shirt. Yeah, it's good for another week"
~ "Go ahead and keep that stray dog, honey. I'll be glad to feed and walk him every day"
~ "Well, if Timmy's mom says it's okay, that's good enough for me."
~ "The curfew is just a general time to shoot for. It's not like I'm running a prison around here."
~ "I don't have a tissue with me . . . just use your sleeve"
~ "Don't bother wearing a jacket. The wind chill is bound to improve"