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Dine and ditch (Words, Sayings, and Slogans)

"What do we call a tenth anniversary in the P.I. biz?"
"Dine 'n' ditch."

If you're not a P.I., a "dine 'n' ditch" — or, if you prefer, "dine 'n' dash" or "chew 'n' screw" — is leaving a restaurant after eating without paying your tab. If you are a P.I., it refers to a divorce that happens right after a couple's tenth wedding anniversary, ensuring that assets are split evenly and there is a greater payoff for hanging in there than if the divorce happened before ten years were up. Keith proves that he's still the master private eye in the family, pointing out this connection that Veronica missed in Budd and Selma Rose's case.

3.08 "Lord of the Pi's"

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