"Believe me, Mr. Roberts, checking the wear on a job applicant's molars is just basic company routine."
Tags:interview, interviews, interviewer, interviewers, interviewee, personnel, personnel officer, personnel officers, recruit, recruitment, recruiter, personal data, personal data protection, gdpr, intrusive, intrusion, unnecessary, personal information, dental health, dental hygiene, company policy, company policies, teeth, overzealous, job applicant, job application, company routine, company routines, interfere, interfering, forward, forwardness, entitled, entitlement
"Are you better off now than you were four innings ago?"
Tags:president, presidents, campaign, campaigns, campaigning, presidential campaign, election year, election years, election season, intrusive, campaign ad, campaign ads, campaign advertisement, campaign advertisements, swing state, swing states, intrusive, ubiquitous, neverending, candidate, candidates, presidential candidate, presidential candidates, stump speech, stump speeches, little league, baseball, campaigning
"Oh, Christ—it's your mother."
Tags:mother, mothers, mothering, motherhood, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mother in law, mother in laws, mothers in law, overbearing, overbearing parent, overbearing parents, overbearing mother, overbearing mothers, mollycoddle, mollycoddled, mollycoddling, strict, strict parent, strict parents, strict mother, strict mothers, strict parenting, intrude, intrusive, boosy, bossy boots, stalking, stalker, controlling, controlling mother, controlling mothers, over controlling, harassed, harassment, harasser, flying the nest, domineering, domineer, domineering mother, domineering mothers, domineering parent, domineering parents, car, cars, drive, driving, driver, holiday, holidays, vacation, vacations, on holiday, on vacations, road trip, roadtrip, road-trip, abroad, holiday abroad
"That's not how I sat on you."
"Even when you were a baby you wouldn't eat."
Tags:picky eater, picky eaters, mom, moms, mother, mothers, mum, mums, nag, nags, nagging, feed, feeds, feeding, feeder, feeders, overfeed, overfeeds, overfeeding, eat, eats, eating, guilt, guilts, guilting, guilty, admonish, admonishes, admonishing, scold, scolds, scolding, intrusive, butt in, butts in, butting in, son, sons
"Can I get you any more deafening loudness?"
Tags:eating out, dining out, restaurant music, restaurant, background music, loud music, atmosphere, crowded restaurant, crowded restaurants, waiter, waiters, waitress, waitresses, intrude, intrusion, intrusive, deafening, deafened, atmospheric music, creating an atmosphere, modern life, modern times
"You'll see it when it's done."
Tags:construction, construction worker, construction workers, construction site, construction sites, secret, secret, nosy, nosiness, snooping, snoop, snooping around, building, building site, building site, protect, protective, perfectionist, perfectionists, perfectionism, intrude, intrusion, intrusive, inquisitive, inquisitiveness, unfinished, sneak a peek, sneaking a peek, hole in the fence, under construction, under-construction
"You'll have to speak up. I'm very loud in here."
Tags:good fences make good neighbours, good fences make good neighbors, fence, fences, bad fence, bad fences, neighbours, neighbour, neighbor, neighbors, bad neighbour, bad neighbours, bad neighbor, bad neighbors, dill weed, dillweed, dill-weed, greeting, greetings, wave, waving, intrusive, intrusion, obnoxious, insult, insulting, rude, anti-social, anti-sociable, antisocial, introvert, introversion, privacy, private, annoy, annoyed, annoying, bad neighbor, bad neighbors, bad neighbour, bad neighbours
"How many cubicles do you think this will penetrate?"
Tags:cubicles, imagery, metaphor, metaphors, business management, manager, managers, management, cubicle, cubicles, drone, drones, office drones, office drone, office planning, floorplan, floor plan, floor plans, floorplans, peasant, peasants, feudal, feudalism, medieval, medieval times, serf, serfs, medieval weapon, weapon, weaponry, cross bow, crossbow, violence, interior, interiors, intrusive, intrusive thoughts
"I was afraid of this - a Chinese menu just came in on our fax."
Tags:chinese menu, chinese menus, fax, faxes, fax machine, fax machines, advertise, advertises, advertising, advert, adverts, intrusive, intruding, dine, dines, dining, eat out, eats out, eating out, takeout, takeouts, take out, take out place, take out places, menu, menus, door-to-door, modern life, modern times
"She was an excellent model, but her mother simply couldn't learn to trust me."
Tags:mom, mothers, mum, mums, motherhood, overbearing mothers, overbearing mom, overbearing mothers, photobomb, photobombing, photobomber, model, models, modeling, overbearing parent, overbearing parents, mollycoddle, mollycoddling, mollycoddled, parents, parenthood, motherhood, strict parent, strict parents, artist, artists, painter, painters, painting, pose, posing, art gallery, art galleries, trust, trusting, intrusion, intrusions, intrusive, intrude, omnipresent
"Don't tell me about busy- I'm on my freaking honeymoon!"
Tags:honeymoons, overworked, overworking, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, modern expectations, expectations, high expectations, intrude, intruding, intrusive, intrusion, intrusions, interruption, interruptions, demanding, high pressure, under pressure, high pressure job, high pressure jobs
Adam and Eve on CCTV
Tags:garden of eden, the garden of eden, original sin, genesis, the book of genesis, modern life, modern attitudes, modern technology, modern technology, modern tech, cctv, cctv camera, surveillance camera, surveillance camera, spying, intrude, intruding, intrusion, intrusive, old testament, the old testament, biblical, the bible, biblical, christianity, christian, judaism, jewish, christians
"Oh, no - not another farmer's market!"
"Row faster, Manny- I just spotted my ex."
"Let me through – I'm morbidly curious!"
"I miss helicopter parenting."
"I know we agreed to a period of watchful waiting, but this is more watchful than I bargained for."
"How can I work with you constantly looking over my shoulder?"
Tags:ventriloquist, ventriloquists, ventriloquism, ventriloquists dummy, ventriloquist dummy, ventriloquists dummies, ventriloquist's dummy, ventriloquist's dummies, office hierarchy, office hierarchies, intrusion, intrusions, intrusive, intrusiveness, looking over your shoulder, controlling, controling, overbearing, over-bearing, management style, management styles, executive, executives, business executive, business executives, manager, managers, business manager, business managers, boss, bosses
"We're all just as excited as we can be about your choice for lunch, sir!"
Tags:lunch, lunches, eating out, dining out, wait staff, waiting staff, waiter, waiters, expensive restaurant, expensive restaurants, career choice, career choices, public figure, public figures, lunch option, intrude, intruding, intrusive, enthusiastic, enthusiasm, overenthusiastic, tip, tips, customer service
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
"Every time Mother speaks, Howard, you join in and finish her sentences in unison with her. She would appreciate it if you didn't do that."
"I want you to follow my husband everywhere he goes and nag him."
Tags:sexist, sexists, gender issues, gender inequality, misogyny, misogynist, misogynists, wife, wives, husband, husbands, nag, nagging, nagging wife, nagging wife trope, detective, detectives, private detectives, private detectives, investigator, investigators, private investigator, private investigators, private eye, private eyes, follow, following, stalk stalking, invasion of privacy, intrude, intrusion, intrusive, husband and wife, husbands and wives, bad relationship, bad relationships