"As a courtesy for the inconvenience, please accept a voucher for three additional hours of your life, redeemable upon your death."
Tags:air travel, airport, airports, airline, airlines, airplane, airplanes, aeroplane, aeroplanes, plane, planes, flying, flight, flights, traveler, travelers, traveling, travellers, travellers, travelling, passenger, passengers, delay, delays, delayed, late, inconvenience, voucher, vouchers, service, customer service, death, life, waiting, wait, long waits, redeem, redeemable, courtesy, wasting time, wasted time
"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
"Elsie is still waiting for postmenopausal zest to kick in."
Tags:menopause, menopausal, depression, depressed, depressing, lust for life, zest, seize the day, wait, waits, waiting, unrealistic, unlikely, long wait, long waits, lonely, loneliness, post-menopause, grow old, growing old, old woman, old women, senior, seniors, senior citizen, senior citizens, mental health
"Phones, tones, stones, bones, moans, groans."
Tags:bank, banks, banking, money, finances, personal finances, loan, loans, mortgage, mortgages, borrower, borrowers, loan company, loan companies, loan officer, loan officers, debt, mortgage broker, mortgage brokers, lender, lenders, rhyme, rhymes, rhyming, psychology, insecure, insecurity, problem, problems, distraction, distractions, distracting, waiting, wait, long wait, long waits, customer, customers
"No, the doctor isn't ready for you, but you have been bumped up to the real waiting room."
Tags:hospital, hospitals, clinic, clinics, doctor's office, doctor's office, medical, medicine, doctor, doctors, patient, patients, health, health care, healthcare, waiting room, waiting rooms, waiting area, waiting areas, long wait, long waits, waiting, wait times, real, going to the doctor, upgrade, upgrade, upgraded, bumped up, modern life
"Would you like to hear some music while you hold."
Waiting for Waldot
Tags:beckett, samuel beckett, play, plays, wait, waits, waiting, long wait, long waits, endless wait, endless waits, absurdism, absurdity, children's book, children's books, children's lit, picture, picture book, picture books, playwright, playwrights, play, plays, theatre, waiting for godot, patient, patience, modern update, modern updates, modern remake, remake, remakes
Einstein Discovers That Time is Actually Laundry
"Waiter, I'd like to order, unless I've eaten, in which case bring me the check."
Einstein discovers that time can stop completely.
Tags:einstein, time, nature of time, wait, waits, airport, airports, air travel, plane travel, plane travels, trolley, trolleys, theory of relativity, general theory of relativity, gate, gates, board, boards, boarding, long wait, long waits, stop, stops, stopping, time stopping, impatient, impatience, hurry, hurries, hurrying, hurry up, hurries up, airport terminal, airport terminals, frustration, frustrations, first world problem, first world problems
Waiting For Godot
Tags:beckett, samuel beckett, playwright, playwrights, play, plays, bribe, bribes, bribery, hangman, hangmen, kill time, kills time, killing time, impatient, impatience, twenty questions, road trip, road trips, grandchild, grandson, grandsons, granddaughter, granddaughters, grandmothers, grandparent, grandparents, wait, waits, waiting, long wait, long waits
"It's certainly high time you got around to fixing that lock, Straus!"
Tags:lock, locks, bathroom, bathrooms, bathroom stall, bathroom stalls, door lock, door locks, broken, busted, toilet, toilets, toilet cubicle, toilet cubicles, stall, stalls, repair, repairs, repairman, repairmen, delay, delays, delayed repairs, deferred maintenance, fix, fixes, fixing, wait, waits, long wait, long waits, neglect, neglected, janitor, janitors, maintenance man, maintenance men, building maintenance
"While your salesman checks with the manager, could I interest you in a dental exam?"
Tags:car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, dealership, dealerships, car lot, car lots, buying a car, salesmen, salesman, manger, managers, customer, customers, waiting, wait, long wait, long waits, dentist, dentists, dental, dental work, exam, exams, examination, examinations, medical, medicine, service, customer service
"There must be a place we can wait on line for an hour before eating."
Tags:line, lines, queue, queues, queuing, trend, trends, trendy, trendy restaurant, trendy restaurants, eat, eats, eat out, eating out, dine out, dines out, dining out, popular, popularity, reputation, reputations, hot spot, hot spots, date, date night, date nights, wait time, wait times, waiting, wait, waits, long wait, long waits, hipster, hipsters, foodie, foodies, gourmet, diner, diners, dining, gourmets
"We've had complaints."
Tags:complain, complains, complaining, complaint, complaints, sloth, sloths, waiter, waiters, wait staff, server, servers, serving, slow service, slow server, slow servers, front of house, restaurant, restaurants, chef, chefs, cook, cooks, professional cook, professional cooks, cooking, kitchen, professional kitchen, professional kitchens, long wait, long waits, delay, delays, long delay, long delays, too much coffee man
"Just gotta wait 'till she wakes up."
Tags:cat, cats, sleep, sleeps, sleeping, guilt, guilts, guilting, guilt-inducing, guilty, wake, wakes, waking, catnap, catnaps, cat nap, cat napping, too much coffee man, wait, waits, waiting, long wait, long waits, cuddle, cuddles, cuddling, cuddle time, snuggle, snuggles, snuggling, pet, pets, animal lover, animal lovers, cat lover, cat lovers, cat people, cat person, cat lady, cat ladies, wake, wakes, waking up, purr, purrs, purring
A man waits for his child on a snail animal ride.
Tags:animal ride, animal rides, ride, rides, petting zoo, petting zoos, snail, snails, slow, slows, wait, waits, waiting, long wait, long waits, impatient, impatience, oversize, oversized, amusement, amusements park, amusements parks, parent, parents, parenting, father, fathers, dad, dads, child, children, children's zoo, children's zoos
"This might take a while."
Tags:loading, loading screen, spinning wheel, spinning wheels, slow, slowdown, slow down, computer, computers, gladiator, gladiators, delay, delays, wait, waits, waiting, impatient, impatience, load, loads, download, downloads, downloading, fight, fights, battle, battles, hurry, hurries, hurrying, rush, rushes, rushing, frustration, frustrations, shield, shields, shielding, long wait, long waits, roman, romans
"Er – How long will it take?"