"hey fans! im at bat,. btm 9th, bases loaded, score tied--oops, jst got called strike1!"
Tags:batter, batters, batting, baseball, baseball player, baseball players, text, texts, texting, texter, texters, tweet, tweets, tweeting, social media, social network, social networks, post, posts, posting, distraction, distractions, digital distraction, digital distractions, modern life, modern times, social media presence, playoff, playoffs, text message, text messages, smartphone, smartphones, phone, phones, cell phone, cell phones, cellphone, cellphones, distracted, modern life, modern times, modern world
"I can't sleep. I just got this incredible craving for capital."
Tags:money, business, relationships, marriage, bottom line, bottom lines, capital gain, capital gains, love of money, loves of money, sleepless, sleepless night, sleepless nights, insomnia, insomniac, insomniacs, distraction, distractions, distracted, crave, craves, craving, cravings, irresistible, businessman, businessmen, mankoff
"You keep him busy while I go for help."
"Please have a seat. Mr. Thorndyke will be back shortly."
Tags:spaced out, spaced, distract, distracted, distraction, distractions, miles away, zoned out, zone out, daydream, daydreaming, brain dead, braindead, exec, executive, executives, meeting, meetings, business, big business, boss, businessman, businessmen, office, offices, stress, stressed, concentrate, concentration, first impressions, present, presence, physical, mental, not quite there, tune out, paying attention, attention, pay attention, greetings, greeting, workaholic, work life balance, breakdown, stressed, modern life, working life, corporate, word play, play on words, word, words
Separated as children, the Wilson twins are unexpectedly reunited at a midtown restaurant.
Tags:restaurant, restaurants, dining out, eating out, meal, meals, food, eating, dining, waiter, waiters, server, servers, service, customer service, order, orders, ordering, menu, menus, customer, customers, patron, patrons, twin, twins, sibling, siblings, brother, brothers, long-lost, long lost, reunion, reunions, reunited, surprise, surprises, surprised, distracted, distraction, distractions, distracting, hungry, hunger, starving, family, families, recommendation, recommendations, recommend, suggest, suggestion, suggestions, separated at birth
"I can't live without you in my life, but I can live without you in my way.''
Tags:communication, communicate, communicating, communicated, communicates, talking, talk, talks, argue, arguing, argument, arguments, language, metaphor, metaphors, metaphorical, romance, romantic, married, married life, old married couple, couple, couples, angry, anger, angered, dredging, dredged, young love, trouble, troubled, problem, problems, wit, witty, response, tv, television, t v, distracted, distract, distraction, in the way, in my way, sport, sports, the game, season, football, sport, american football, breakup, break up, breakups, break ups
"Please turn on your cell phones."
"I was reading the anti-texting billboard."
Tags:car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, driving, driver, drivers, transportation, car crash, car crashes, car accident, car accidents, excuse, excuses, alibi, alibis, phone, phones, cellphone, cellphones, cell phone, cell phones, cellular phone, cellular phones, mobile phone, mobile phones, texting, messaging, dangerous driving, dangerous driver, dangerous drivers, distracted driving, distracted driver, distracted drivers, breaking the law, traffic violation, traffic violations, traffic laws, driving laws, anti-texting, public safety, psa, public service announcement, billboard, billboards, distracted, reading, modern life
No Electioneering Beyond this Point
Tags:politician, politicians, political campaign, political campaigns, political campaigning, workaholic, workaholics, workaholism, getting home, arriving home, family times, republican, republicans, democrat, democrats, dedicated, dedication, family, distracted, distraction, distractions, electioneer, electioneers, electioneering, endless campaign, the endless campaign, influence, influencing, influencer, influencers
"You have to let them make their own mistakes."
Tags:parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, father, fathers, fatherhood, dad, dads, baby, babies, toddler, toddlers, child, children, kid, kids, mistake, mistakes, accident, accidents, raising children, raising a child, supervise, supervising, unsupervised, distracted, distracted parents, dog, dogs, vicious dog, vicious dogs, mean dog, mean dogs, chainsaw, chainsaws, danger, dangerous, safety, safe, child-proof, childproof, protection, protect
"A clean desk is the Devil's workshop, that's my motto."
Tags:offices, office job, office jobs, office work, office worker, office workers, desk, desks, messy desk, messy desks, messy person, messy people, disorganised, disorganized, disorganization, disorganisation, unorganised, unorganized, devils workshop, devil's workshop, idle mind, idle minds, distraction, distractions, distracted, lazy, laziness, untidy, untidiness
QUINTUPLE BYPASSES EXPLAINED.
Tags:pun, puns, trains, train, subway, subways, subway line, underground, underground train, travel, travels, travelling, new york, new york city, nyc, n y c, bypass, detour, detours, diversion, diversions, distraction, distractions, distract, distracted, a train, f train, literal, journey, journeys, odyssey
"See how virtual reality makes it feel like you're actually falling."
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, dog, dogs, vr, virtual reality, headset, headsets, head-set, head-sets, virtual, reality, realistic, cliff, fall, falling, feels real, danger, dangers, dangerous, unseen dangers, blind, risk, risky, risks, unsafe, technology, modern life, not paying attention, distracted, innovation, innovations, computer, computers, smartphone, smartphones
The Letter E
Tags:enron, enemy, enemies, evidence, epitaph, epitaphs, expletive, expletives, word association, word, words, word games, the letter e, logo, logos, logo association, word association, controversy, controversies, group think, corporate, corporation, corporations, scandal, scandals, political scandal, political scandals, news, news stories, new story, thoughts, thinking, think, distracted, distract
"More bad news!"
Tags:economic forecast, economic forecasts, quarterly report, quarterly reports, quarterly forecast, economic projection, economic projections, financial projection, financial projections, spin doctor, spin doctors, spin, showgirl, showgirls, distraction, distractions, distracted, bad news, distracting, downturn, downturns, profit warning, profit warnings
"I'd never say this if Matt weren't in a text trance, but I'm having a fling with our FreshDirect guy."
Tags:smartphone, smartphones, phone, phones, mobile, mobiles, cell, cells, cellphone, cellphones, text, texting, text trance, distracted, distraction, distractions, modern technology, modern technologies, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, oblivious, obviousness, secret keeping, keeping secrets, cheat, cheater, cheaters, infidelity, two timing, two timer, two timers, extramarital, extramarital affairs, affair, affairs, adulterer, adulterers, unfaithfulness
"Hey, I'm thirsty. I need a drink. A drink and a liverwurst sandwich. Hey, how about a sandwich and a beer down at Gallagher's, then we can go shoot some pool? Or maybe take in a movie. Hey, I'm talking to you."
Tags:writer, writers, writing, author, authors, typing, muse, muses, writer's block, distraction, distractions, distracting, distracted, brain, brains, train of thought, losing focus, concentration, journalism, reporter, reporters, journalist, journalists, procrastination, procrastinating, procrastinator, procrastinators, bothering, annoying, angel, angels
"I'm listening - I just need to chase this insect real quick."
"You will like Mr. Woofard. He has an attention-deficit disorder."
"For God's sake! Put the laser pointer away!"
"Me? I thought you were raising them."
Tags:adults, adulthood, parents, parent, parenting, parenthood, parental, child, childhood, kid, kids, motherhood, fatherhood, helicopter parent, helicopter parents, neglect, neglected, neglectful, modern, modern life, modernity, distract, distracted, distractions, married, married life, blame, blaming, blames, i thought you, young parent, young parents, new parents, new parent
"Say something. I forget what you sound like."
Tags:tv, television, tvs, televisions, tv addict, tv addicts, tv addiction, television addict, television addicts, television addiction, screen addict, screen addicts, screen addiction, modern life, modern times, modern technology, distracted, distraction, distant, detached, detachment, modern technology, modern technologies, couple, couples, difficult relationship, difficult relationships, drifting apart, drifting away, talk, talking, conversation, conversation, square eyes, square eyed
"Of course it's not safe. That's why I'm here."
Tags:diving, diver, divers, diving board, diving boards, swimming, swimmer, swimmers, swimming pool, swimming pools, public pool, public pools, life guard, life guards, outdoor pool, outdoor pools, unsafe, safety, danger, dangerous, brave, bravery, lifeguard, lifeguards, pool guard, pool guards, unreliable, unreliability, distracted, disinterested, summer, summer time, summer sport, summertime, summer sports
"I guess you could say I was a little distracted."
Tags:car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, crash, accident, accidents, police, police officer, police officers, cop, cops, officer, officers, police cruiser, police cruisers, police car, police cars, state trooper, state troopers, fireman, firemen, firefighter, firefighters, fire truck, fire trucks, fire engine, fire engines, rescue worker, rescue workers, emergency worker, emergency workers, onlooker, onlookers, driver, drivers, driving, rock, rocks, rocky, distracted, distracted driving, distracted driver, distracted drivers, dangerous, dangerous driving, dangerous driver, dangerous drivers, car safety, traffic safety