"I'm looking for something that will keep people away from me on the subway."
Tags:commute, commutes, commuting, commuter, commuters, subway, train, trains, metro, underground, tube, crowded, book, books, literature, novel, novels, reading, bookstore, bookstores, bookshop, bookshops, urban, urban life, city, cities, city life, life in the city, keep people away, uncomfortable, awkward, strange, weird, transportation, public transportation
"The entrance to my cubicle is three feet away. Please respect my partition."
Tags:businessman, businessmen, exec, execs, executive, executives, career, careers, big business, corporate, corporation, corporations, day job, offices, office job, office drone, office drones, cubicles, cubicle, offices, office building, packed, busy, crowd, crowded, office ecology, office politics, social, social politics, modern life, modern world, your business, none of your business, working life, working world, partition, partitions, fence, fences
"Do you remember, Peg—are we on our way out or on our way back?"
Tags:car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, driving, driver, drivers, transportation, traffic, traffic jam, traffic jams, rush hour, gridlock, congestion, crowded, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, summer, summertime, remember, forgot, forgotten, long wait, long waits, modern life, travel, travelling, traveling, roadtrip, roadtrips, road trip, road trips, stuck, trapped, highway, highways, motorway, motorways
"But having less legroom puts you closer to your screen."
Tags:plane, planes, airplane, airplanes, screen, screens, legroom, leg, legs, flight, flights, flying, fly, flies, hostess, air, air hostess, cramped, crowded, full, packed, space, no space, less space, economy, economical, economy class, film, in flight, in flight entertainment, in-flight, modern life, modern world, airline, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, travel, travels, travelling
"This is impossible. Let's take the next boat."
Tags:religion, religious, bible, biblical, genesis, book of genesis, noah, noah's ark, ark, arks, the great flood, boat, boats, ship, ships, animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, tortoise, tortoises, turtle, turtles, crowd, crowds, crowded, full, overcrowded, waiting, next, impossible, transportation, public transportation, public transit, bad idea, bad ideas
"Why isn't my car horn magically fixing everything?"
Tags:car, cars, vehicle, vehicle, truck, trucks, driver, drivers, driving, drive, traffic, bad traffic, traffic jam, traffic jams, rush hour, crowded, jammed, packed, bumper-to-bumper, bumper to bumper, gridlock, highway, highways, motorway, motorways, commute, commuting, commuter, commuters, honk, honking, horn, horns, car horn, car horns, magic, impatient, impatience, aggression, aggressive, road rage, angry, anger, not moving, parked, transportation
Tags:elevator, elevators, lift, lifts, operator, operators, full, crowded, too full, waiting, winter, wintertime, fashion, winter clothing, winter clothes, winter jacket, winter coat, winter jackets, winter coats, winter gear, parka, parkas, bulky, heavy, awkward, down jacket, down jackets, inconvenient, season, seasons, seasonal, weather, passenger, passengers, limited space, modern life, problem, problems
"This place isn't bad during the week, but on weekends it turns into a zoo."
Tags:bar, bars, pub, pubs, bartender, bartenders, server, servers, barkeep, barkeeps, barkeeper, barkeepers, patron, patrons, customer, customers, drink, drinks, drinking, drinking alcohol, alcohol, alcoholic, liquor, booze, animal, animals, zoo, zoo animal, zoo animals, lion, lions, elephant, elephants, monkey, monkeys, giraffe, giraffes, crowd, crowds, crowded, busy, weekend, weekends, weekend crowd, weekend crowds, phrase, phrases, expression, expressions, idiom, idioms, word play, wordplay
A crowded expressway with two signs; one reads "Cross City Expressway" the other reads "Viable Alternative".
Tags:car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, driving, driver, drivers, transportation, traffic, traffic jam, traffic jams, rush hour, gridlock, crowded, busy, highway, highways, expressway, expressways, motorway, motorways, problem, problems, lane, lanes, sign, signs, signage, road sign, road signs, exit, exits, alternative route, alternative routes, alternative, alternatives, viable, city, cities, urban, no escape, modern life
Invasion Of The Summer Aliens
Tags:alien, aliens, martian, martians, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, break, breaks, tourist, tourists, tourism, summer, resort, resorts, resort town, resort towns, destination, sci-fi, science fiction, science-fiction, crowd, crowds, crowded, packed, full, invasion, tourist invasion, invaded by tourists, holiday crowds, holiday crowd, travel, travelling
Road signs point to various things to buy including "women's wear", "office supplies" and "household appliances".
Tags:car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, driving, driver, drivers, transportation, traffic, traffic jam, traffic jams, rush hour, gridlock, crowded, busy, highway, highways, expressway, expressways, motorway, motorways, problem, problems, lane, lanes, sign, signs, signage, road sign, road signs, exit, exits, product, products, shopping, consumerism, retail
"Anderson, my boy, if you truly believe that commercialism should be taken out of Christmas, perhaps you ought to consider whether you really belong in the department-store business."
"I think I'm having pre-traumatic stress disorder."
Tags:taste, tastes, party, parties, upper class, class, drink, drinking, alcohol, alcoholic, martini, maritinis, exhibit, bar, bars, parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties, reception, receptions, open, opening, introvert, introverts, introverted, introversion, shy, shyness, shyly, dinner party, dinner parties, busy, crowd, crowded, crowds, social, socially awkward, stress, stressful
"Hell: The Airport"
Tags:air travel, airport, airports, airline, airlines, airplane, airplanes, aeroplane, aeroplanes, plane, planes, flying, flight, flights, hell, after death, religion, religious, afterlife, stress, stressful, anxiety, traveling, travelling, traveler, travelers, travellers, travellers, passenger, passengers, cancellation, cancellations, lost luggage, lost baggage, missed flights, cancelled flights, canceled flights, crowd, crowds, crowded, line, lines, lineups, queue, queues, queuing, lining up, security, immigration, check-in, check-in counter, check-in counters, check-in desk, check-in desks, lost, traffic, bad experience, bad experiences
"This has always been a popular spot with the sports crowd."
Tags:sports crowd, sports bar, sports bars, crowd, crowds, transition, transitions, transitioning, popular spot, popular spots, hangout, hangouts, crowd, crowds, crowded, crowding, overcrowded, overcrowding, sportsman, sportsmen, sportsperson, sportspeople, athlete, athletes, college athlete, college athletes
Extreme Coworking Space
Tags:extreme, extremes, small, tiny, cubicle, cubicles, office, offices, office worker, office workers, corporate drone, corporate drones, impersonal, employee, employees, employee satisfaction, cut costs, cuts costs, cutting costs, corporate culture, corporate ladder, coworker, coworkers, colleague, colleagues, personal space, share, shared, shared office, shared offices, partnership, partnerships, overcrowded, crowded, crowding
The Jitney 'Cross The Styx
Tags:taxi, taxis, share taxis, cab, cabs, jitney, share, share bus, bus, buses, public, public transport, transport, mythology, myth, myths, mythological, god, gods, greek, greek mythology, underworld, under world, afterlife, after life, hell, styx, river styx, traffic, crowded, crowds, tourist, tourists, journey, journeys, car, cars
"I don't think I ever before-realized the distinct difference between northern and southern California."
Tags:california, states, state, northern, north, south, southern, regional, region, regions, different, difference, differences, urban, urban life, city, cities, city life, rural, rural living, countryside, life in the country, life in the countryside, pastoral, intellectual, calm, quiet, peaceful, environment, nature, gaudy, loud, flashy, materialistic, crowded, la, l.a., los angeles, united states, us, u.s., united states of america, usa, u.s.a., america, travel, car, cars, driving, road trip, road trips
Tags:grocery, groceries, grocery store, grocery stores, grocery shop, grocery shops, food, food shop, food shops, food store, food stores, supermarket, supermarkets, deli, shop, shops, store, stores, shopping grocery shopping, food shopping, product, products, too much, too many, overcrowded, crowded, crammed, stuffed, anything, everything, overload, jam-packed, full, jammed, overstuffed, overflowing, customer, customers, display, displays
"Should I come out to everyone all at once or one cubicle at a time?"
Tags:mlm, man loving man, lgbt, lgbtq, lgbtq+, inclusive, inclusivity, coming out, come out, coming out of the closet, the closet, cubicles, cubicle, offices, office drones, office building, packed, busy, crowd, crowded, dense, one at a time, tell everyone, telling everyone, necessary, office ecology, office politics, social, social politics, modern life, modern world, your business, none of your business, working life, working world
"This isn't really about the beagles, is it."
Tags:dog, dogs, beagle, beagles, marriage, married, marry, marriages, argue, argument, arguing, arguments, argues, arguing, argumentative, marital, domestic, row, rows, projection, crowded, overloaded, project, projected, veiled, argues, break up, divorce, divorces, divorcees, breaking up, break-up, divorced, divorcing
"Hard to believe this was all rain forest just ﬁfteen years ago."
Tags:city, cities, urban, urban living, city life, city living, modern life, modern cities, skyscraper, skyscrapers, traffic, air pollution, noise pollution, noisy, noise, crowded, cityscape, rainforest, rainforests, rain forest, rain forests, forest, forests, nature, environment, environmental destruction, destruction, destroy, deforestation, depletion, clearing, clearance, progress
Line for a funnel cake stand.
Tags:line, lines, lineup, lineups, lining up, queue, queues, queuing, funnel, funnels, bottleneck, bottlenecks, crowd, crowds, crowded, crowding, stall, stalls, food, stand, stands, fair, fairs, state fair, state fairs, carnival, carnivals, fun fair, fun fairs, amusement park, amusement parks, theme park, theme parks, funnel cake, funnel cakes, wordplay, word play
Road signs above three lanes on a gridlocked highway read "Chafing", "Seething" and "Boiling".
Tags:car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, driving, driver, drivers, transportation, sign, signs, road sign, road signs, traffic, traffic jam, traffic jams, gridlock, rush hour, crowded, congestion, anger, angry, emotion, emotions, emotional, road rage, seething, boiling, chafing, upset
"I have room for one ladies' size 4, or a very supple 6."
Tags:commute, commuting, commuter, commuters, the commute, rushhour, rush-hour, rush hour, crowded, crowded train, crowded trains, subway, subways, the subway, underground, the underground, tube, the tube, the tubes, bouncer, bouncers, clothes size, clothes sizes, womens clothing, women's clothing, womens clothing sizes, women's clothing sizes, doorman, doormen