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joking Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about joking
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″‘Are you her boyfriend?’ ... ‘No, I’m her fiancé.’ Nate said. ‘We’ve been promised to each other since birth,’ Summer added. ‘Our wedding isn’t until March.‘”
Brandon Mull
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The Candy Shop War
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Summer Atler
Nate Sutter
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humor
relationships
joking
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″‘Could you just call me Pigeon?’ he asked the teacher when she read his name. ‘Does your mother call you Pigeon?’ ‘No.’ ‘Then to me you are Paul.’ ... ‘Nathan Sutter,’ the teacher read. ‘My mother never calls me Nathan.’ ‘Is it Nate?’ ‘She calls me Honeylips.‘”
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“Can’t you home school me?” Nate pleaded. “You would never do any work.” [Nate’s mom] “Sounds perfect!”
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″‘Nate, why don’t you go outside for a while? I saw some kids playing out there.’ ‘But I don’t know them.’ ‘Then go get acquainted. When I was your age, I was friends with whoever happened to be out roaming the neighborhood.’ ‘Sounds like a good way to get stabbed by a hobo,’ Nate grumbled. ‘You know what I mean.‘”
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“There was something just slightly off in Vince’s bright, Asian smile. Like he had learned to smile from a picture book. Even when he made the required dirty put-down jokes with the cops, nobody got mad at him. Nobody laughed, either, but that didn’t stop him. He kept making all the correct ritual gestures, but he always seemed to be faking. That’s why I liked him, I think. Another guy pretending to be human, just like me.”
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“Martha: Who’s afraid of Virginia Woolf… Honey: Oh, wasn’t that funny? That was so funny.”
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“Excuse me. I am a sacred vessel, alright? All you’ve got in your stomach is Taco Bell.”
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“Be twice as funny as you are outrageous, because no one can resist the truth wrapped in a good joke.”
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″‘I shall not die of a cough.’ ‘True – true,’ I replied.”
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″‘Hi kids,’ Ricky yelled, coming at them and grabbing their hair. ‘Let me warm my hands.’ ‘Joke’, Rachel said. They had stopped being amused by remarks about their red hair. But they could not be offended by Ricky. He was too good-humoured.”

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