"Hey, sorry to call you guys this late on a weeknight, but I just happened to be in your basement."
A Pal Feeds a Pal on Time.
"I'm going to be late, dear. It's total craziness here."
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"As a courtesy for the inconvenience, please accept a voucher for three additional hours of your life, redeemable upon your death."
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"Midnight already? Zounds! My wife will heap contumely upon my head!"
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Too early to begin working on/Too late to do anything about.
"Oh, hang on a sec - he's just coming in."
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"What have you been up to?"
Tags:tall tale, tall tales, long story, long stories, tale, tales, story, stories, come home late, coming home late, wife, wives, scold, scolds, scolding, nag, nags, nagging, return home, returning home, suspicious, suspicion, suspicions, police line, police lines, husband, husbands, late night, late nights, late, tardy, tardiness, punctual, punctuality
"Did you ever have that baby you wanted so much?"
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"No, no, no-stay as late as you want. In fact, divorce me."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, argument, arguments, arguing, fight, fights, fighting, conflict, conflicts, divorce, divorces, split, splits, separation, separations, breakup, breakups, break up, break ups, break-up, break-ups, late, staying out late, coming home late, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, calling, absent husband, absent husbands
"Mind if I turn my hearing aid down?"
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"Maybe you'd better go ahead and order for me."
"What does it look like? I'm running a little late this morning."
"Too late. I already put the TV to bed."
"If your guys aren't going to show, let's just call it a day."
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Our Summer Without Dave
Tags:late night, late night tv, summer, summers, season, tv, television, entertainment, late, tv show, tv shows, celebrity, celebrities, sleep, sleeping, hiatus, break, summer break, network, networks, change, changing, routine, sleep schedule, sleeping, sleepy, media, couple, couples, modern life, modern world, pop culture, popular, popular culture, married life, married, marriage
"It's a cape, it's red, and I'm in a hurry."
Tags:superhero, superheros, superpower, superpowers, super power, super powers, hero, heroes, cape, capes, laundry, dry cleaner, dry cleaners, laundromat, laundromats, customer service, inconvenient, inconvenience, disguise, disguises, superhero disguise, superhero disguises, in a hurry, in a rush, late
"Maybe you shouldn't try to shave on the way to work."
Tags:commute, commuting, commuter, commuters, cyclist, cyclists, bicycle, bicycles, late, late for work, shave, morning, mornings, morning routine, morning routines, inconvenient, inconvenience, impractical, impracticality, mamil, mamils, cycle to work, cycling to work, cyclescheme, bike, bikes, rat race, the rat race
"Please forgive us for being so late- we had parking issues."
Tags:parking, city parking, bad parking, driving, driver, drivers, city life, city living, urban life, dinner party, dinner parties, modern life, late, delay, delays, delayed, modern times, cocktail party, cocktail parties, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, guest, guests, dinner guest, dinner guests
"Dear Wendy, please excuse the tardiness of my response to your recent tweet from Hoboken."
Tags:cowboy, cowboys, social media, communication, communicate, email, snail mail, mail, letter, letters, writing letters, delayed response, late response, tardy, tardiness, late, delay, delayed, horse, horses, horseback, handwritten, personalized, personalised, personal, hoboken, new jersey, nj, city, cities, country, countryside, mountains, rural, long distance, long distance relationship, long distance relationships, girlfriends, boyfriend, boyfriends, couple, couples, social media, social media post, social media posts, modern life, modern times, letter, letters, writing a letter, writing a letter, loved one, loved ones
"Better late than never, eh, Herb?"
"We're going to be late for the awkwardly standing around."
Tags:party, parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties, going out, arriving early, late, lateness, being late, awkward, awkwardness, social awkwardness, socially awkward, introvert, introverts, introverted, standing around, stand around, early, earliness, social norm, socials norm, punctual, punctuality, expectation, expectations, social expectations, middle class, middle class life, first world problems
Tags:caveman, cavemen, cavewoman, cavewomen, stone age, bc, b.c., early humans, cave-dweller, cave-dwellers, prehistory, prehistoric, patent, patents, patent office, patent offices, patented, patents office, patent attorney, patenting, patents offices, intellectual property, intellectual properties, intellectual copyright, intellectual property law, intellectual property laws, intellectual property right, intellectual property rights, intellectual property theft, ideas, idea, invention, inventions, inventor, inventors, copycat, copycats, innovation, innovators, innovate, rock, rocks, timing, too late, late, discovery, discoveries, multiple discovery, multiple discovery, simultaneous discovery, simultaneous discoveries