40 Days without an on-the-job conversation.
"So, for Ralph, Betsy, and the rest of us here at Action News, good night!"
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"Sometimes I think the collaborative process would work better without you."
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"It's an easy-drinking water that evokes earthy wood with aromatic notes of brass."
Tags:water cooler, water coolers, drinking fountain, drinking fountains, drink, drinks, alcohol, whiskey, whiskies, wine, wines, wine snob, wine snobs, drinking, wine tasting, office, offices, employee, employees, pretentious, snob, snobs, snobby, wine connoisseur, wine connoisseurs, coworker, coworkers
"We stir the brew all morning, Marissa comes in whenever..."
Tags:witch, witches, coworker, coworkers, work, workplace, talking trash, trash talk, talking smack, smack talk, gossip, gossiping, women, woman, girl, girls, girl talk, office, offices, office drama, cauldron, potion, potions, lazy, lazy employee, lazy employees, lazy coworker, lazy coworkers, pulling your own weight, slacker, skive, skiving, procrastinator, procrastinators, procrastination
"You always get the good gossip out here around the vodka cooler."
Tags:vodka, vodkas, water cooler, watercooler, watercoolers, water coolers, water-cooler, water-coolers, gossip, gossips, gossiping, gossiper, gossipers, gossiped, office politics, corporate culture, office job, office jobs, office worker, office workers, colleague, colleagues, coworker, coworkers, co-worker, co-workers, rumour mill, rumor mill, rumour mills, rumor mills, drunk, drunks, drunkard, drunkards
"They learn how to say 'Gracias' and we're supposed to be thankful."
Tags:latinos, latinas, latino, hispanic, spanish speaker, spanish speakers, stereotype, stereotypes, housekeeper, housekeepers, housekeeping, cleaner, cleaners, maid, maids, racism, race, lunch break, coworker, coworkers, white privilege, bilingual, multilingual, immigrant, immigrants, immigration, nanny, nannies, babysitter, babysitters
"I brought some work home with me."
Tags:work from home, coworkers, coworker, meeting, meetings, working from home, marriage, married life, married, husband, husbands, wives, wife, businessman, businessmen, work a holic, work-a-holic, workaholic, workaholics, work addict, work addiction, bring work home, working after hours, uninvited guests, guest, guests, unexpected visitors, visitor, offices, office work, worker, working, team, teamwork
"Psst. Is everyone still mad at me?"
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"I'm glad to see that almost everyone has been taking advantage of the new executive fitness center."
Tags:fitness, fit, gym, gyms, muscle, muscles, muscular, health, buff, workout, workouts, working out, weight lifting, weight lifter, weight lifers, lifting weights, exercise, exercising, board room, board rooms, meeting room, meeting, meetings, meeting rooms, office, offices, fitness center, fitness centers, fitness centre, fitness centres, coworker, coworkers, scrawny, little, out of shape, in shape, body builder, bodybuilder, body builders, bodybuilders
"Would it disturb you if I sang?"
Tags:pa, pas, personal assistant, personal assistants, p.a., secretary, secretaries, receptionist, receptionists, singer, singers, seduction, seductions, office romance, office romances, flirtation, flirtations, boss, bosses, desk, desks, colleague, colleagues, coworker, coworkers, unprofessional, annoying habit, irritating habit
"I don't just stop being your co-pilot when the plane lands, Roger."
Tags:co-pilot, co-pilots, pilot, pilots, love triangle, love triangles, coworker, coworkers, marriage, married, married couple, couple, couples, trio, obsession, obsessed, stalker, break in, bed, bedroom, bedtime, night, night time, nightmare, nightmares, night terror, night terrors, partner, partners, career, careers, airplane, airplanes, aeroplane, aeroplanes
"Dan, you forgot to put on your out-of-office."
"I'd never go out with him, but he does give great cubicle."
Tags:relationship, relationships, date, dates, dating, coworker, coworkers, co-worker, co-workers, colleague, colleagues, work together, works together, working together, cubicle, cubicles, office space, office spaces, office, offices, pros and cons, friend zone, friend zones, romantic interest, chat, chats, chatting, gossip, gossips, gossiping
"Got your e-mail, thanks."
Co-pilot smirks at paper airplane stuck in the hair of the pilot
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"My wife doesn't understand me."
Tags:relationship, relationships, marriage, married, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, couple, couples, men, man, woman, women, cheat, cheater, cheaters, adulterer, adulterers, affair, affairs, love affair, infidelity, confusing, complex, coworker, coworkers, scientist, science, scientists
"I'm a bit worried about Harold. He's begun to call everything 'mind-boggling.'"
"While you were out, tiny ponytails came back."
"Sir, I have a question that's lunch-related."
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"I don't know if I have leadership skills. I telecommute."
"We went with an open floor plan because it can really facilitate a shared sense of hysteria."
Tags:open floor plan, open floor plans, office layout, office layouts, office design, office designs, interior designer, interior designers, working environment, work environment, work environments, stressful job, stressful jobs, hysteria, hysterical, hysterias, colleague, colleagues, coworker, coworkers, co-worker, co-workers
"I'll stop saying 'irregardless' if you'll stop staying 'at this point in time.'"
Tags:cliche, cliches, expression, expressions, idiom, idioms, idiomatic expression, catchphrase, catchphrases, colleague, colleagues, coworker, coworkers, irritation habit, irritation habits, jargon, annoying habit, annoying habits, deal, deals, negotiations, quirk, quirks, linguistic quirk, linguistic quirks
Control Freaks Without Borders
Tags:control freak, control freaks, controlling, personal space, boundary issue, boundary issues, border, borders, office politics, corporate culture, corporate environment, boss, bosses, manager, managers, managers, management, managements, coworker, coworkers, college, colleges, invasion of personal space, respecting personal space
"Sorry—just thinking out loud."
Tags:work, working, workspace, workspaces, work space, office, small office, small offices, desk, desks, desk job, desk jobs, office ecology, office politics, manner, manners, etiquette, thinking out loud, burn, burned, insult, insulted, insults, thinking aloud, annoying, annoyance, annoy, annoyed, working world, antisocial, anti social, anti-social, coworker, coworkers, co-worker, co-workers, open plan, open-plan, metaphor, metaphors, metaphorical, cubicle, cubicles, megaphone, megaphones, respect, respectful, respectfully