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normal

Cynical Definitions

n. Being professionally stripped of individuality, uniqueness or distinguishing features.

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Cynical Quotations

The weirder you're going to behave, the more normal you should look. It works in reverse, too. When I see a kid with three or four rings in his nose, I know there is absolutely nothing extraordinary about that person.

— P.J. O'Rourke

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Everyone seems normal . . . until you get to know them. This includes you.

— Unknown

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Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it.

— Ellen DeGeneres

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A characteristic of the normal child is he doesn't act that way very often.

— Unknown

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There are only two kinds of people: abnormal people and people you don't yet know well enough.

— Stephan Pastis

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