"I think someone put him on hold and then disconnected."
Tags:dazed, hypnotised, hypnotized, hypnotic, out of it, out-of-it, disoriented, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calling, calls, phone calls, phone call, telephone calls, telephone call, office, offices, business, businessman, businessmen, on hold, put on hold, hold, holding, disconnected, disconnect, waiting, wait, patient, patience, forever, stuck
"I have two mommies. I know where the apostrophe goes."
Tags:elementary, kid, kids, child, childhood, nostalgia, nostalgic, childish, kindergarten, grade, preschool, pre-school, educating, education, teacher, teachers, modern, modern life, modern world, student, students, playful, playfulness, eager, eagerness, eagerly, happy, happiness, patient, patience, book, books, school, schools, schooling, wife, wives, woman loving woman, wlw, lgbt, lgbtq, lgbtq+, inclusive, inclusivity, relationship, married, law, laws, legal, federal, federal law, modern life, modern love
"O.K., just one more and then I've got to get on with my life."
"I think I'm as patient as the next person, but my husband wouldn't stop saying 'yo,' so I shot him."
Tags:court, courts, courtroom, courtrooms, trial, trials, legal system, justice system, law, judge, judges, lawyer, lawyers, counselor, counselors, counsellors, counsellors, attorney, attorneys, solicitor, solicitors, barrister, barristers, legal counsel, family law, shot, gun violence, gun crime, gun, guns, weapon, weapons, firearm, firearms, relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, unhappy relationship, unhappy relationships, marriage, marriages, married life, unhappy marriage, unhappy marriages, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, argument, arguments, arguing, fight, fights, fighting, conflict, conflicts, patient, patience, no patience, ran out of patience, moral relativism, yo, annoying, bothering, anger, upset, angry, frustrated, frustration
"Your call is important to us."
Tags:call line, call lines, call-line, call-lines, helpline, helplines, help-line, help-lines, skeleton, skeletons, bone, bones, corpse, police, policemen, policeman, detective, detectives, crimes, crime scene, crime scenes, customer service, customer services, call centre, call centres, call center, call centers, hold, put on hold, wait, patience, patient
"Yours is what's taking so long."
Tags:coordinator, coordinators, office assistant, office assistants, secretary, secretaries, waiting room, waiting rooms, title, titles, job title, job titles, job, jobs, patient, patience, wait, waits, waiting, visitor, visitors, visiting, visit, visits, guest, guests, guest coordinator, guest coordinators
"Isn't this more fun than spending money on dinner and a movie?"
The lion statues in front of New York City Library are replaced with spies.
Tags:homeland security, spy, spies, spying, government surveillance, surveil, surveilling, investigation, investigations, patience, fortitude, lion, lions, lion statue, lion statues, new york, new york city, new york city library, library, libraries, shush, shushes, shushing, shoosh, shooshes, shooshing
Tags:ice fishing, ice fisher, ice fishers, whaler, whaling, whale, word play, hunting, hunter, hunted, whales, arctic, arctic life, arctic circle, hole, holes, hole in the ice, size, sizes, waiting, wait, patience, patient, fishing, fisher, angler, anglers, angling, harpoon, harpoons, arctic landscape, arctic landscapes
"We've waited twenty-five years to make this trip, and we're certainly not interested in getting there in any six and a half hours."
Tags:travel agent, travel agents, travel agency, travel agencies, flight, flights, flight time, flight times, paris, london, rome, vacation, vacations, vacationing, plan, plans, plans, dream vacation, dream vacation, middle age, middle aged, tourist, tourists, tourism, impatient, impatience, patience, greedy, greedy, entitled, entitlement, customer, customers, nightmare customer, nightmare customers, difficult customer, difficult customers, entitlement complex, entitlement complexes, travel time, travel times
Passengers checking for their train
Tags:train, trains, platform, platforms, station, stations, subway, subways, metro, underground, tube, waiting, wait, commuting, commuter, commuters, patience, staring, tunnel, tunnels, impatient, opposite, direction, directions, looking, passenger, passengers, city, cities, urban, transportation, public transportation
"Will Kristen, Kirsten, and Kiersten please choose new names?"
Tags:elementary, kid, kids, child, childhood, nostalgia, nostalgic, childish, kindergarten, grade, preschool, pre-school, educating, education, teacher, teachers, name, names, named, similar, similarity, similarities, easy, ease, easily, modern, modern life, modern world, urban, urban living, urban life, city life, city living, student, students, playful, playfulness, eager, eagerness, eagerly, happy, happiness, patient, patience, book, books, school, schools, schooling
Standing right here since 1978
Tags:hitchhiker, hitch hike, free ride, free lift, stranger, strangers, drive, driving, hitch a ride, catch a ride, get a ride, thumb, hippies, hippy, sign, signs, established sign, backpacker, backpackers, homeless, homelessness, hobo, on the road, deserted, wait, waiting, patience, desert, transport, transportation
Tags:baggage claim, baggage claims, baggage reclaim, baggage reclaims, luggage, luggage collection, baggage collection, reunion, reunions, reunited, materialism, materialistic, materializm, materialist, couple, couples, love, in love, lonely, loneliness, relief, relieved, waiting, patience, patient, greeting, greetings, air travel, flying, flyer, flyers, plane travel, airplane travel, airport, airports, aeroplane travel
"I need you to line up by attention span."
Tags:elementary, kid, kids, child, childhood, nostalgia, nostalgic, childish, kindergarten, grade, preschool, pre-school, educating, education, teacher, teachers, attention, attention span, adhd, add, student, students, playful, playfulness, eager, eagerness, eagerly, happy, happiness, patient, patience, book, books, school, schools, schooling
"Listen up and listen up good, 'cause I'm only going to say this a million times."
Tags:family, trouble, troublesome, precocious, precocious kid, kid, kids, child, childhood, childish, parent, parents, parenting, parental, dad, dads, new dad, new baby, new parent, new parents, father, fathers, fatherhood, nostalgia, nostalgic, mom, moms, mum, mums, new mom, new mum, new moms, new mums, new mother, mother, mothers, motherhood, strict, strictly, discipline, disciplines, interrogation, interrogate, fight, fighting, patience
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
Spud, an as yet undiscovered moon of Neptune, bides its time."
Tags:neptune, astronomer, astronomers, astronomy, moon, moons, spud, spuds, potato, potatoes, moon name, moon names, naming moons, neptunes moons, neptune's moons, discovery, discoveries, scientific discovery, scientific discoveries, scientist, scientists, astrophysics, physics, physicist, physicists, patience
"There'll be a little wait - would you like to have a drink at the bar?"
"You know, statistically speaking, at least one of these gingerbread men is gay."
Tags:family, family scene, precocious, precocious kid, kid, kids, child, childhood, childish, parent, parents, parenting, parental, dad, dads, new dad, new baby, new parent, new parents, father, fathers, fatherhood, nostalgia, nostalgic, mom, moms, mum, mums, new mom, new mum, new moms, new mums, new mother, mother, mothers, motherhood, cookie, cookies, cookies from the cookie jar, cookie jar, junk, junk food, patience, questioning, question, foodie, foodies, sweet tooth, lgbt, lgbtq, lgbtq+, lgbt+, statistical, statistically
"I think my love for Brother Valentine is less than my love for anyone else in this world."
Seven males, ranging in age from a baby to an old man, wait in a line monitored by a uniformed guard.
Tags:waiting, wait, patient, patience, line, lines, lineup, lineups, lining up, queue, queues, queuing, age, ages, youth, young, baby, babies, infant, infants, kid, kids, child, children, teen, teens, teenager, adults, old, elderly, old people, elderly people, senior, seniors, senior citizen, senior citizens, aging, ageing, growing old, growing older, getting older, getting old, growing old, old age, middle age, middle aged, middle-age, middle-aged, progression, development, process, life, life cycle, man, men, male, males
Zorro, The Embroiderer
Tags:zorro, calling card, calling cards, hero, heroes, legend, legends, masked man, masked men, embroider, embroiders, embroidery, embroiderer, embroiderers, mysterious masked man, sew, sewing, sewing circle, sewing circles, mark, marks, marking, patience, patient, impatience, impatient, wait, waits, waiting, inefficient, inefficiency
"Why don't you slip into your shooting jacket with the bellows pockets and the double shoulder patches and nip down to the corner for a quart of milk?"
Tags:lazy, laziness, lazy husband, lazy husbands, useless, uselessness, useless husband, useless husbands, good-for-nothing, layabout, layabouts, shiftless, lethargic, sloth, slothful, indolent, enable, enables, enabling, enabler, enablers, enabling, wife, wives, patient, patience, sit around, sits around, sitting around, easy chair, easy chairs