"Did you forget to pay your taxes?" (This was after taxes. But everything is after taxes. Taxes were here even before stew.)
Note: haha!
"Terrible things can happen when you're overtired. I was overtired the night your father proposed."
And he always ignored them, because if he'd ever opened his mouth, they would have realized that was all he had, just good teeth; he was, after all, exceptionally stupid.
I have loved you for several hours now, and every second, more. I thought an hour ago that I loved you more than any woman has ever loved a man, but a half hour after that I knew that what I felt before was nothing compared to what I felt then. But ten minutes after that, I understood that my previous love was a puddle compared to the high seas before a storm.