Panel Questions 'Til Death Do Me Part

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'Til Death Do Me Part


Panel, time for you to answer some questions about this week's news. Janelle, a report out this week says more women in their 30s are getting married, but in an unconventional way. They are marrying whom?

JANELLE JAMES: They're - oh, God, if it's their pets I'm going to kill myself.

SAGAL: Not their pets.


JAMES: OK. (Laughter) They're marrying - it's not their best friend...

SAGAL: It's not their best friend.

JAMES: It's - women?

SAGAL: Well, these women are definitely marrying a woman.

JAMES: I mean, that's for college, but let's see...


JAMES: ...Themselves?

SAGAL: Yes, they are marrying themselves.

JAMES: Oh, my God.


SAGAL: It's a new trend. It's called sologamy.

JAMES: Oh, my God.

TOM BODETT: Oh, my God.

SAGAL: And while that may sound like a wet lunch meat, it's...


SAGAL: It's the newest thing in marriage. It's sort of spinster meets hipster.


JAMES: Oh, we deserve everything that's coming at us.

SAGAL: Yeah.


SAGAL: I should say that men don't do this because men know who they'd be marrying.


JAMES: Hilarious.

SALIE: Wow. I mean, I guess your wedding night would be uncomplicated.

JAMES: Right?

SAGAL: Yeah. Well, what happens, of course, there's a letdown...

SALIE: And satisfying.

JAMES: Yeah, right.


SAGAL: They start out, they're very happy. It's exciting. It's their wedding day. But the honeymoon's over, you know, you get to the suite and you're like, oh, you again.


BODETT: It's almost as if I know what you're thinking.

SAGAL: Yeah.

SALIE: You're so predictable.


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