"What's that persistent, irritating noise?"
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"I just have a few minor fixes that will ruin everything you've come up with."
Tags:bosses, boss, manager, managers, executive, executives, business manager, business managers, business executive, business executives, bad manager, bad managers, bad managements, notes, review, reviews, impractical, inconvenient, inconvenience, interfere, interfering, interference, interrupt, interruption, incompetent, incompetence, conceit, conceited, bad idea, bad ideas, hierarchy, hierarchies, business hierarchy, business hierarchies
"Tell me the truth—have I ever made tea come out of your nose?"
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"Hey, no problem. Just touching base to say 'Hi. How goes it?' and to tell you that we really care about you. And now back to our show."
Tags:check in, checks in, checking in, call home, calls home, calling home, news bulletin, news bulletins, breaking news, interrupt, interrupts, interrupting, interruption, interruptions, touch base, touches base, touching base, human contact, care, cares, caring, gesture, gestures, ad break, ad breaks, thoughtful, thoughtfulness, kind, kindness, mental health, mental health problem, mental health problems
"But, first, my impression of Mussolini."
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"What the hell sort of convenient new feature is this?"
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"Wait for it."
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"Give me liberty, or give me just one sec."
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"Must you people always call during state dinners?"
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Adam and Eve and Scott
Tags:waiter, waiters, waiting tables, pepper, pepper grinder, pepper grinders, fresh pepper, peppermill, pepper mill, salad, salads, service, restaurant, restaurants, tree of knowledge, fruit of knowledge, tempt, tempts, tempting, temptations, intrusive, annoying, irritating, interrupt, interrupts, interrupting, interruption, interruptions, eat out, eats out, eating out, dine out, dines out, dining out, bad service, overzealous, wait staff, waiting staff, front of house staff
"The guy in the cubicle next to yours wants to know if you took one of the rubber ducks that were all in a row on top of his monitor."
Tags:offices, office worker, office workers, office cubicle, office cubicles, rubber ducks, rubber duck, bath, baths, bathing, having a bath, interrupt, interrupting, interrupted, toy, toys, office paraphernalia, computer, computers, immature, immaturity, childish, childishness, theft, thief, thieves, steal, stole, stolen, stealing
"Nothing personal, but could we break it off right there at the 'moreover'?"
Tags:party, parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties, small talk, discussion, discussions, boring, bore, bores, bored, disinterested, uninterested, party pooper, party poopers, leisure, lecture, lectures, lecturer, lecturers, lecturing, explaining, explanation, explanations, cut off, interrupt, cut short, break it off, manners
"You startled me for a moment there!"
Tags:death, dead, die, died, startle, startled, unsurprising, shock, shocked, unsurprised, unconcerned, not surprised, not concerned, no skin off my nose, grim, grim reaper, reaper, businessman, businessmen, business man, business men, big boss, fat cat, time has come, early death, interrupt, interrupted, interruption, met before, attitude, unfased, unfazed
"Fine, ignore me—that's cool! I'm no stranger to unwanted advances myself."
Tags:gender issue, gender issues, gender inequality, sexist, sexists, misogyny, misogynist, misogynists, sunbathers, sunbathing, unwanted advances, unwanted advance, chat up, chat-up, chatting up, intrude, intruding, intrusion, intrusions, annoy, annoying, annoyance, interrupt, interrupting, interruption, interruptions, reject, rejections, rejected, rejection, male entitlement, male ego, harass, harassment, harassing, toxic masculinity
"Hello, my name is Tony. I'm your waiter, and I'll be dining with you tonight."
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"Sorry to interrupt, Mr. Fowler, but you asked me to let you know when 'Dolores of the chorus' was on the party line."
"But what about all our refinancing plans?"
"It's 'She's driving me crazy and I'm not sure whom to turn to.' "
"I'm just emotionally draining him, but I can talk for a sec."
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"I suppose you realize you're ruining my Tai Chi session."
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"Ex-cuse me! We're trying to hold a meeting here."
"Are you talking to me?"
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"I've told you, not when company's here!"
"Beastly sorry about all these interruptions."
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