Dad – Calvin should know there are consequences for bad grades rather than you and your wife nonchalantly mentioning it when it happens.
Elly – don’t you know better than to hold a baby without a burp cloth?
“Stifle” it Gladys! (a word from Archie Bunker in “All in the Family”)
Elizabeth to Michael – looks like I’m not the only one wearing lipstick Michael. Did you sneak off to Martha’s again? :-)
Well Dad, if he is old enough to ask for an allowance, he is old enough to learn the value of money. You need to teach him.
Gaylord will run and Broomie will zap?
I can see Susie’s parents talking to Calvin’s parents. Susie will get the doll, and Calvin will get ….maybe an angry look from Mom and time out? Not priceless.
Don’t you think you are a bit young for blackmail, Calvin?
If you time it right Elly, your right foot can meet up with his butt perfectly. But if you are a bit early with the kick, he’ll be on the floor and think twice before he ever sasses you again. Seems like a win-win situation here.