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- ‘it wouldn't interest you, hon’short for honey (as a form of address)
- ‘‘I don't know what's going to happen, either, hon,’ she stroked Nile's head.’
- ‘I'd also love to meet this boyfriend of yours, hon.’
- ‘‘You just keep on trying to convince yourself of that, hon,’ came Lisa's voice from the front door.’
- ‘When Aunt Jean said, ‘Go ahead, hon,’ she tore into the present like a dog into meat.’
- ‘He's working in the barn right now, hon, but I can have him call you right back.’
- ‘‘Bye hon,’ she said as she turned and walked up to her pew.’
- ‘Hmm… I'm thinking about the chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream, what do you think hon?’
- ‘Memo to Angie: Why are you holding back, hon?’
- ‘‘'We're only about twenty minutes away, hon,’ Uncle Sam said to Noella when she stretched in her seat.’
- ‘She took a few steps toward the door and twirled around to say, ‘See you around, hon!’’
- ‘We won't wait forever to have that done, will we, hon?’
- ‘‘Don't forget, hon, you aren't King here,’ I said cheerfully.’
- ‘This is invasive surgery… and it's not a walk in the park, hon.’
- ‘This is what comedy is, hon, making fun of other people; it's the responsibility of people in a comedy to fire back.’
- ‘She laughed and, looking over at Brian, said, ‘Have a good time, hon.’’
- ‘Avery pretended to think for a moment, ‘You know, hon, I don't think I remember making that deal.’’
- ‘Forget being skinny; put on a bit of weight, hon.’
- ‘The world does not revolve around you, hon, despite what you think.’
- ‘‘Time to go, hon,’ Mattie's voice was quiet and coaxing - the same tone most people use with small children.’
- ‘And as we got off the phone I said, ‘I love you, Dad,’ and he said, ‘I love you too, hon.’’
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