"The entrance to my cubicle is three feet away. Please respect my partition."
Tags:businessman, businessmen, exec, execs, executive, executives, career, careers, big business, corporate, corporation, corporations, day job, offices, office job, office drone, office drones, cubicles, cubicle, offices, office building, packed, busy, crowd, crowded, office ecology, office politics, social, social politics, modern life, modern world, your business, none of your business, working life, working world, partition, partitions, fence, fences
"Quick! Remind me - are they handshakers, huggers, single kissers, or kissers on both cheeks?"
Tags:meet, meets, meeting, greet, greet, greetings, couple, couples, awkward, handshake, handshaker, handshakers, hug, hugger, huggers, kiss, kissing, social interaction, cordial, gesture, gestures, gesturing, middle age, social, social interactions, interact, interacting, interactions, panic, panicking
"I hear she's run off to live someplace that doesn't even have publicity."
Tags:husband, wife, husbands, wives, couple, couples, marriage, married, marry, relationship, relationships, boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, gossip, gossip queen, rumor, rumors, rumour, rumours, rumor has it, rumour has it, publicity, media, unpopular, quiet, unknown, social, social media, notoriety, social networking, social network, friend, friends, party, parties, separate, separated, divorce, divorced, breakup, breakups, broken up, broke up
"Anyone here not a feminist?"
Tags:feminist, feminism, mens rights, men's rights, men's rights activism, activism, mens rights activism, mens rights activist, men's rights activist, mra, m r a, men, women, woman, man, feminine, femininity, masculine, masculinity, toxic masculinity, discrepancy, office, offices, systemic, executive, executives, sexist, chauvinism, chauvinist, chauvinistic, political, politics, discrimination, discriminate, social, social issues, political issues, glass ceiling, glass ceilings, hypocrite, hypocrites, hypocrisy
"You realize, of course, it's not what you are that counts. It's who you know. Who do you know?
Tags:success, successful, accomplishment, accomplishments, achievement, achievements, prosperity, who, networking, contacts, business, businessman, businessmen, career, careers, job, jobs, working, friend, friends, acquaintance, acquaintances, getting ahead, who you know, reference, references, professional, social, relationship, relationships, climbing the ladder, corporate world, office life, office, offices, modern life
"Why so aloof in here? When you're on base, you yak your ass off with every Yankee in sight."
Tags:baseball, baseballs, baseball player, baseball players, professional athlete, professional athletes, athlete, athletes, athletic, athletics, aloof, unfriendly, standoffish, quiet, dugout, antisocial, introvert, extrovert, introverts, extroverts, team, teams, chatterbox, talkative, social, talk, talking, sport, sports, new york, boston
"I'm a sucker for group dynamics."
Tags:group dynamic, group dynamics, extrovert, extroverts, extroversion, introvert, introverts, introversion, reserved, reservation, reservations, conservative, contrast, contrasts, difference, differences, social butterfly, social butterflies, jargon, business jargon, corporate speak, interaction, interactions, interacting, people person, social, warm, warmth
"In our little socioeconomic group, I've always taken care of the socio and John's done the economic."
Tags:gender stereotype, tradition, traditional, traditional marriage, traditional marriages, stereotyping, socioeconomic, socioeconomics, class, classes, class division, class divisions, division of labor, division of labour, gender division, gender divisions, gender division of labor, gender division of labour, money, good with money, personable, social, social situation, social situations, good with numbers, mathematically inclined, couple, couples, balance, balances, balancing each other, good match, good matches, team, teams, good team, good teams
"Hi, I'd like to add you to my professional network on LinkedIn."
Tags:professional, professionals, door to door, door-to-door, sales, salesmen, salesman, connection, connections, network, networking, networks, networked, social media, social, media, door, door knocking, knocking, unsolicited, invitations, request, requests, invitation, obtrusive, annoying, annoyance, apartment, apartments, urban, urban life, urban living, modern, modern life, modern living, internet, the internet, tech, business, businesses, corporation, corporations, corporate
Blissful Acres - An Ignorant Community
Tags:ignorance, ignorance is bliss, bliss, blissful, happy, happiness, joy, joyful, dumb, dumber, smart, road, road sign, signs, signage, sign joke, housing, houses, home, homes, neighbourhood, suburbia, suburban, real estate, estate agent, realtor, realtors, community, communities, social commentary, gated community, social, comment, commentary
"A large portion of every meal is donated to charity."
Tags:food, word, words, word play, play on words, charity, charitable, charities, charity case, eating, eat, eats, eating out, out to eat, dining, dine, diner, diners, restaurant, restaurants, money, donate, donations, donation, donated, donating, social, social responsibility, unexpected, philanthropy, philanthropist, philanthropists, business, suits
"It's certainly refreshing to meet someone sixty years old who looks sixty years old."
"She's had so much done she's not even biodegradable."
Tags:gossip, gossiping, gossiper, gossipers, girl talk, women, woman, jealous, jealousy, talking trash, talking smack, smack talk, trash talk, trash talking, plastic, implants, plastic surgery, plastic surgeries, unnatural, biodegradable, rude, cocktail party, cocktail parties, friend, friends, social, mean, mid life crisis, mid-life crisis, middle age, middle aged, age, aging, ageing
"No, those people aren't anorexic. Those people are starving."
Tags:social, social commentary, commentary, comment, critic, critical, critique, critiques, fashion, fashion industry, fashions, model, models, modelling, third world, poverty, poor, hunger, hungry, famine, famines, body issues, body, bodies, weight, weight loss, anorexia, anorexic, nervosa, linguistics, language, word play, play on words, what's in a name, disaster, disasters, compassion fatigue, ignorance
"Ignore him - he hates everyone I haul in for questioning."
Tags:cop, cops, officer, officers, police, police officer, police officers, policeman, policemen, police man, police men, questioning, questions, interrogate, interrogation, interrogating, interrogates, meet the parents, meeting parents, first meeting, meet the family, dating, date, dates, information, social, socialise, socialising, good cop, good cop bad cop, officer of the law, law, law enforcement, legal, mother, mothers, ironic, irony, situation, situational, criminal, criminals
"You'd know that about me if you followed me on Twitter."
Tags:tech, technology, internet, internet culture, blog, blogs, blogger, bloggers, blogging, follow, follower, social, social media, couple, couples, date, dates, red flag, warning, warning signs, argue, argues, argument, sarcasm, sarcastic, generation, generation gap, culture, culture clash, culture change, 90s, 80s, nineties, eighties, pre internet, modern life, modern, modern world, millennial, millennial, women, woman, private, privacy, married, married life, marriage
Tags:social crutch, social crutches, pirate, pirates, captain, captains, bar, bars, pub, pubs, drink, drinks, drinking, social, sociable, social anxiety, anxious, self conscious, problem, problems, obstacles, social awkwardness, awkward, weirdo, weirdos, weird, knife, knives, concerning, threatening
"I'm trying to see if there's any truth to the rumor I started."
Tags:tech, technology, internet, internet culture, blog, blogs, blogger, bloggers, blogging, follow, follower, social, social media, couple, couples, date, dates, red flag, warning, warning signs, argue, argues, argument, sarcasm, sarcastic, generation, generation gap, culture, culture clash, culture change, 90s, 80s, nineties, eighties, pre internet, modern life, modern, modern world, millennial, millennial, women, woman, private, privacy, married, married life, marriage, gossip, gossips, gossiping, rumor, rumour, rumors, rumours
"Yo!" "Hi, guy!" "Yo, guy!"
Tags:greet, greeter, greeting, greetings, bar, bars, grill, grills, pub, pubs, drinking, drink, alcohol, after-hours, after hours, after work, strange greeting, hello, hi, friendly, friend, friends, social, socially, literal, literal gag, literal joke, play on words, word play, day drinking, day-drinking, drunk, drunker, drunken
"Sure I'm Alfred the Great now, but in high school I couldn't get a date."
Tags:king, kings, monarch, monarchy, royal, royals, royalty, high school, date, dating, dates, social, socially awkward, teen, teens, teenager, teenage, memories, memory, therapist, therapists, therapy, psychologist, psychologists, psychology, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, mental health, shrink, shrinks
"You'll have to forgive Roland. He still uses 'stomach' and 'abdominals' interchangeably."
Tags:ab, abs, abdominal, abdominals, exercise, exercising, exercises, gym, gyms, gym goer, gym-goer, gym rat, gym rats, gym bunny, cardio bunny, fit, fitter, fitness, strength, strong, stroner, working out, work out, work outs, work-out, routine, jacked, jacked up, stacked, shredded, ripped, lingo, slang, stomach, word play, word-play, play on words, muscle, muscles, bodybuilder, body-builder, bodybuilders, body-builders, clique, cliques, social, social cue, social cues, social norm, social norms
"You'll probably think this is just some opening line, but ... call me Ishmael."
Tags:culture clash, culture, cultural, lit major, book, books, book lover, book lovers, bookish, book worm, book worms, pop culture, pop culture reference, moby dick, moby, white whale, introductions, famous introductions, famous openers, famous openings, famous beginnings, opener, one liner, one liners, ishmael, social, socialise, socialising, pretentious, pick up, pick-up, pick up artist, pick-up artist, pick up line, pick-up line, pick up lines, date, dates, dating
"I think I'm having pre-traumatic stress disorder."
Tags:taste, tastes, party, parties, upper class, class, drink, drinking, alcohol, alcoholic, martini, maritinis, exhibit, bar, bars, parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties, reception, receptions, open, opening, introvert, introverts, introverted, introversion, shy, shyness, shyly, dinner party, dinner parties, busy, crowd, crowded, crowds, social, socially awkward, stress, stressful
"The National Weather Service is warning these areas to brace for what could be a crippling amount of Instagrammed snow photos."
Tags:weather, weatherman, broadcast, broadcasts, broadcasting, tv, television, the weather, weather man, weather alert, extreme weather, winter, east coast, winter weather, snow, snowy, snowing, cold snap, coldsnap, snow storm, snow day, snowday, snow-day, cold, cold weather, insta, social media, media, social, critical, critic, critique, photos, photograph, photographs, over saturation, over-saturation, met, meteorology, meteorological
"I did not ram Preston Sturges down their throats."
Tags:married, marriage, married life, taste, tastes, music taste, music tastes, music, musically, musician, musicians, musical, movie, movies, film, films, cinema, cinemas, argue, argued, argument, dinner party, party, parties, dinner parties, movie night, movie nights, social, socially, socialise, socialize, socialising, socializing, antisocial, anti social, anti-social, force, forced, forcing, preston sturges, film buff, classic cinema