"Pardon me, but I couldn't help overhearing your conversation."
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40 Days without an on-the-job conversation.
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"Some of us are unsung heroes."
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"Don't you think it's time we talked about Operation Doug?"
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"That reminds me of a scene from 'The Big Lebowski.'"
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"Can't we just this once, for God's sake, stay on topic?"
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"Donald is an appendicitis survivor, too."
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"It's Lida Bascom's husband - he's frightfully unhappy."
"Behold, as I guide our conversation to my narrow area of expertise."
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"It's been nice talking to you, but I should probably get back to staring blankly ahead."
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"If you don't have anything profound to say, don't say anything at all."
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"They're such a nice couple- we should see them more often. Not literally, of course."
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"It's a shame there isn't a pill to stimulate conversation."
"This evening, the role of Bob Novak is being played by my husband, Norman Hatcher."
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"I'm putting you on speaker - it's essential for everyone to hear our conversation."
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Let's talk about my dog.
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"Yerkow says, 'Yeah, Leon, good to see you doin' so fine, too.'"
"That's one very boring salmon."
Stan Mack's Real Life Funnies: Asparagus Beach, Amagansett, NY.
The Land of the Uncomfortable Pause
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"Hey, keep it down, we're trying to have a conversation."
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