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Erma Bombeck Quotes: What we're really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets. I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving?
         

What we're really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets. I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving?


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When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.



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I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.

I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.



When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice, safe playpen. When they're finished, I climb out.

When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice, safe playpen. When they're finished, I climb out.



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No one ever died from sleeping in an unmade bed.



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Thanks to my mother, not a single cardboard box has found its way back into society. We receive gifts in boxes from stores that went out of business twenty years ago.

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If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead.





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