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The Wisdom of Lauren

My daughter just recently turned 11, and she's developing a wonderfully dry wit. Some examples:

This morning's summary of McCain's speech at the Republican National Convention last night (complete with flat delivery):
My friends. Today we gather. To support. ME.


This summer, after I'd explained the premise of "The Sarah Connor Chronicles" and how the cyborgs from the future seek to keep John Connor from ever launching his later revolution:
Well, why don't they just kill the mother?


Last Christmas, while touring the neighborhood holiday light display:
Some people barely even try. They slap a string of lights on the house and go, "Hey, I'm done..."


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