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Quotes of dishes

  1. I sometimes feel that more lousy dishes are presented under the banner of pate than any other. – Kingsley Amis
  2. Do you know what you call those who use towels and never wash them, eat meals and never do the dishes sit in rooms they never clean, and are entertained till they drop? If you have just answered, "A house guest," you're wrong because I have just described my kids. – Erma Bombeck
  3. So, I'm lying on the couch and Laura walks in and I say, 'Free at last,' and she says 'You're free all right, you're free to do the dishes So I say, 'You're talking to the former president, baby,' and she said, 'consider this your new domestic policy agenda.' – George W. Bush
  4. The best time to plan a book is while you're doing the dishes – Agatha Christie
  5. I'll cook you two dishes and then you lay around for next time up. – Trick Daddy
  6. Everybody wants to eat at the government's table, but nobody wants to do the dishes – Werner Finck
  7. I find myself dreaming of doing normal things- like staying home and washing dishes – Shalom Harlow
  8. These songs are old friends I have entertained myself with when I'm washing the dishes driving to the store and walking down the aisles. The ones that you sing when you're driving in the car and as a singer you always go back to them. – Al Jarreau
  9. I've always done 20 things at once. It's my way of staying alive, not to keep one dish cooking, but several dishes going. And I'm pretty organized. – Patrice Leconte
  10. I've got the best of all worlds. It's every actor's dream to wake up in New York City and go to an acting job rather than to a restaurant to wash dirty dishes And I live so close to the studios that I ride my bike to work. – Christopher Meloni
  11. I hate housework! You make the beds, you do the dishes and six months later you have to start all over again. – Joan Rivers
  12. One person cooking at home cannot pay attention to too many things. If a woman makes three dishes she will get nervous on the first, the second will suffer and the third will be a disaster. – Rene Veaux

Usage examples for dishes

  1. " Auntie darling," said Laura, tenderly, getting up as soon as the maid had placed tea- urn and covered dishes upon the table, " don't be so miserable this morning now that dear Bel is here," and she kissed the old lady lovingly. – Blind Policy by George Manville Fenn
  2. Nothing was said of the dishes for the merrymakers at Judith's house. – Judith of the Cumberlands by Alice MacGowan
  3. I'll do the dishes for ma. – Gaslight Sonatas by Fannie Hurst
  4. Oh, Bab, let's you and I bring some dishes up here and keep house! – Jimmy, Lucy, and All by Sophie May
  5. Then if we can find some dishes we'll set the table. – A Sweet Little Maid by Amy E. Blanchard
  6. " Sorry we've got so few dishes gentlemen," the Colonel had said. – The Magnetic North by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  7. The dishes were very nice and well dressed. – Haydn by J. Cuthbert Hadden
  8. But you need be under no concern about food, for in my left ear there lies a cloth, and if you will but take it and spread it out, you can have as many dishes as you like. – The Red Fairy Book by Various
  9. Frequently she got out of washing dishes by simply running away. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  10. " Look at my dishes – The Comings of Cousin Ann by Emma Speed Sampson
  11. I'm having my dishes unpacked!" – Shadow Mountain by Dane Coolidge
  12. Then, while a few of the girls, with the aid of the Pratt children, washed dishes and cleared up after the meal, Eleanor took aside Margery and some of the stronger girls, like Bessie and Dolly, to show them what she wanted done while she was away. – A Campfire Girl's Test of Friendship by Jane L. Stewart
  13. Cooking and washing dishes did not seem altogether simple to her. – Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party by C. E. Jacobs Edyth Ellerbeck Read
  14. As soon as the dishes had been removed, he would get up and quietly go to his room. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  15. And, Polly, you can put 'Melie to bed, and do up the dishes and then come on up, if you want to. – Polly of the Hospital Staff by Emma C. Dowd
  16. Can't you see him picking out the dollar dishes on the European plan? – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  17. In accordance with this, therefore, she forced herself to finish her dishes and to set her kitchen in order before she sought Keith in the living- room. – Dawn by Eleanor H. Porter
  18. The wimmen all looked as if they would kinder like to see such dishes but they all sez faintly, " We don't spoze that it could be found." – Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife by Marietta Holley
  19. They literally grabbed for them; and the steward's wife was seriously angry because none were left for her, and the old man was obliged to give up even the small dishes he had kept for himself. – Iermola by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi

Rhymes for dishes

  • fishes, wishes, swishes;
  • militias;

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