"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'm afraid we have no Grand Panjandrum as such. What we have is a Mr. Kemnitzer."
"I have to go. I'm getting a better call."
Tags:snob, snobs, snobbery, cellphone, cellphones, cell phone, cell phones, call waiting, call, calls, calling, phone call, phone calls, phone, phones, call, calls, calling, mobile, mobiles, mobile phone, mobile phones, trade up, trades up, trading up, hold out, holding out, better option, better options, putdown, putdowns, put-down, put-downs, option, options
"Please, honey, I'm with a patient, and I've asked you not to call me on this line."
Tags:stethoscope, stethoscopes, doctor, doctors, patient, patients, work, working, family, families, partner, partners, phone call, phone calls, call, calls, this line, line, lines, impossible, absurd, works, medical, medicine, medicines, phonecall, phonecalls, calling at work, emergency, treating, diagnose, diagnosing, equipment
"No, Thursday's out. How about never - is never good for you?"
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"You get one phone call or we can switch your carrier and you'll get five-cents-a-minute, unlimited calls, anytime, anywhere, including free evenings and weekends."
Tags:police, police station, arrest, arrested, phone call, phone calls, one call, one phone call, right, rights, interrogation, interrogations, interrogate, mobile phone, mobile phones, mobile phone plans, mobile phone plans, cell phone, cell phones, cell phone plan, options, option, dilemma, dilemmas, calling plan, calling plans, choice, choices, choose, choosing, pick one, cell carriers, cell carrier, mobile carrier, mobile carriers
"O.K., I'm sitting. What is it?"
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"I have to hang up now. You just walked through the door."
Tags:modern tech, modern technology, modern technologies, phone call, phone calls, phone, phones, mobile, mobiles, cell, cells, cellphone, cellphones, smartphone, smartphones, conversation, conversations, hang up, hanging up, hang-up, modern life, modern times, couple, couples, secret phone call, secret phone calls
"And remember, if you need anything I'm available 24/6."
"And we will absolutely start lending again as soon as we finish building our debtors' prison."
Tags:banks, loans, lending, debt, debtors’ prison, debtors prison, debtors' prisons, debtors prisons, default, mortgage, financial crisis, economy, money, recession, prison, jail, phone calls, executives, default, bankrupt, credit default swap, credit default swaps, lend, lends, lending, loan, loans, loaning, mankoff
"I'm not listening to any radio program. I'm listening to my wife!"
"Don't you dare put Mommy on hold again."
Tags:mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, child, children, kid, kids, childhood, family, families, phone, phone call, phone calls, cell phone, cell phones, mobile phone, mobile phones, businesswoman, businesswomen, business, professional, working mother, working mom, working mum, working mothers, working moms, working mums
"Will you call me?"
"As a matter of fact, you did catch us at a bad time."
"Can he call you back? He's meditating."
"Anyone here a 'worthless, no-good drunken bum'?"
"Do you mind? I happen to be on the phone!"
Tags:technology, business, urban, entitled, entitlement, elitist, elitists, elitism, phone call, phone calls, mobile, mobiles, phone, phones, cellphone, cellphones, cell phone, cell phones, smartphone, smartphones, smart phone, smart phones, construction, construction worker, construction workers, builder, builders, jackhammer, jackhammers, repair, repairs, road repairs, inconsiderate, irony
"What the hell do you want? You know this is my busiest day, Mother!"
Tags:florist, florists, flower shop, flower shops, flower store, flower stores, flower, flowers, plant, plants, mother's day, holiday, holidays, kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, family, families, adult kids, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, calling, phone call, phone calls, telephone call, telephone calls, talking on the phone, talking on the telephone, phone conversation, phone conversations, telephone conversation, telephone conversations, busy, too busy, busiest day, angry, anger, upset, distracting, frustrated, relationship, relationships, son, sons
"Get me the coast.
"I don't know why. I just suddenly felt like calling."
"Anyone here named Hippity?"
"Oh, nothing too exciting, Donna. I burned the toast last Wednesday, and on Saturday Jim split an infinitive. What's new with you?"
Tags:relationship, relationships, love, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, boring, dull, stagnant, stale, stable, stability, middle-age, middle-aged, middle age, middle aged, aging, ageing, growing old, growing older, getting older, getting old, growing old, old age, unexciting, uninteresting, nothing new, modern life, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, calling, phone call, phone calls, telephone call, telephone calls, talking on the phone, talking on the telephone, phone conversation, phone conversations, telephone conversation, telephone conversations
"Government surveillance I don't mind. What disturbs me is the bad jokes my friends constantly make about our calls being monitored."
Tags:government surveillance, surveillance state, surveillance states, monitor, monitors, monitoring, friend, friends, annoying, annoyance, annoyances, joke, jokes, kid, kids, kidding, paranoid, paranoia, panopticon, panopticons, all-seeing, all-seeing eye, all-seeing eyes, listen in, listens in, listening in, phone call, phone calls, phone, phones, cellphone, cellphones
"How about an apple split for a change?"
Tags:phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, calling, phone call, phone calls, telephone call, telephone calls, talking on the phone, talking on the telephone, phone conversation, phone conversations, telephone conversation, telephone conversations, fruit, fruits, banana, bananas, apple, apples, banana split, banana splits, pudding, puddings, dessert, desserts, angry, upset, change, changes, changing, different, doing something different, anthropomorphic, anthropomorphism, personification, food, talking food