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"Nice business climate we're having."
Tags:business climate, the weathers, lift, lifts, elevator, elevators, the business climate, small talk, making small talk, boring conversation, boring conversations, business man, business men, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, economic environment, nice weather, businesses, business activity, tax, taxes, taxation, regulation, business regulation, good weather
"Point well taken- but I just came here to get drunk."
Tags:pub, bar, opinion, opinions, political opinion, political opinions, opinionated, redneck, rednecks, good point, good points, disinterest, disinterested, boring conversation, boring conversations, drunk, drunks, drinking, getting drunk, drinker, heavy drinker, heavy drinkers, alcohol, alcoholic, alcoholics, alcoholism, republican, republicans
"...but perhaps I'm boring you."
Tags:tattoo, tattoos, boring conversation, boring conversations, self importance, self important, upper class, upper classes, the upper class, the upper classes, traditional, unconventional, conservative, conservatives, rich person, rich people, wealthy people, the one percent, the 1 percent, wealth divide, wealth gap
"I can't remember if I didn't like his second book or his second wife."
Tags:party, parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties, host, hosts, second wife, second wives, author, authors, women discussing men, remarry, remarriage, bad author, bad authors, mix up, mixed up, confuse, confused, confusion, unsure, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, boring conversation, boring conversations
"How much should I pretend to care how they made their yams."
Tags:dinner party, dinner parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties, socialising, socializing, dinner guest, dinner guests, small talk, making small talk, feigned interest, feigning interest, boring conversation, boring conversations, yam, yams, antisocial, unsocial, unsociable, home grown, home grown vegetables, middle class, middle classes, the middle class
The Tangents talk it over.
Tags:relationship, relationships, couple, couples, marriage, marriages, conversation, conversations, boring conversations, annoying conversation, annoying conversations, tangential, erratic, discursive, digressive, excursive, rambling.tangent, tangents, maths, math, mathematics, mathematician, mathematicians
"And so she's all, 'woof'. And I'm like, 'woof?'"
"Is that all you can contribute to any conversation- 'Oh, come off it?"
Tags:conversation, conversations, mansplaining, cocktail party, cocktail parties, boring conversation, boring conversations, condescend, condescending, belittle, belittles, gender issues, self important, self importance, self-important, self-importance, ignorant, ignorance, socialising, socializing, uninformed, frustration, frustrations, lazy, laziness, incredulity, current affairs, opinion, opinions
"Here's to old friends who are hard to shake."
Tags:eating out, dining out, friend, friends, friendship, friendships, old friend, old friends, old friendship, old friendships, long-term friend, long-term friends, long term friends, long term friends, restaurant, bad company, boring company, boring conversation, boring conversations, stuck, guy night, bad friend, bad friends, boring, bored, boredom, hard to shake, guys night out, night out, nights out, down the pub
"Come with me. I've found someone who'll talk square footage with you."
Tags:insecurity, relationships, obstacles, parties, language, insecurities, boring conversation, boring conversations, cocktail party, cocktail parties, small talk, making small talk, property inspector, property inspectors, square footage, property inspection, conversation partner, conversation partners, conversation, conversations, social grace, social graces, mankoff
"Pardon us, Harrison, if the board fails to share your enthusiasm for the foliage up in Darien,"
Tags:board, boards, board meeting, board meetings, work, working, business meeting, business meetings, foliage, leaves, leave, darian, back from holidays, oversharing, overshare, chatterbox, garrulous, verbose, long-winded, talkative, annoying colleague, annoying colleagues, mens club, old boys club, gender inequality, shut up, shutting down, boring conversation, boring conversations, boring, bored
"Let's make a pact – I won't tell you about my day if you won't tell me about yours."
"Would you be a doll and go be angry at the world with Henry?"
Tags:party, parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties, conversation, conversations, bad conversation, bad conversation, introduction, introductions, take the bullet, taking the bullet, political conversation, political conversations, angry people, angry person, socialising, socialise, boring conversation, boring conversations, inequality, injustice, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
"Look, time is money- could you please fast forward to your point."
Tags:time is money, ramble, rambling, impatient, impatience, frustrated, frustration, frustrations, insult, insults, insulted, insulting, business man, business men, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, phonecall, phonecalls, time waster, time wasters, time wasting, bored, boring, boring conversation, boring conversations, get to the point, getting to the point
Night Life: L.A.
Tags:la, .l.a., los angeles, night life, night in, cosy night in, relationship, relationships, ltr, long term relationships, marriage, marriages, married life, talk show, talk shows, conversation, conversations, boring conversations, boring conversation, lack of coversation, tv, tv show, tv shows, 80s tv shows, eighties tv shows
"The Cochrans are not intellectuals, so please don't go on and on about 'Jonathan Livingston Seagull'."
Tags:diner party, diner parties, diner guest, diner guests, self important, self importance, self-important, self-importance, book, books, bookworm, bookworms, novel, novels, novella, novellas, seagull, seagulls, condescend, condescending, boring conversation, boring conversations, boring people, boring person, niche interest, niche interests, pretentious, pretension, pretentiousness
"I always know what Harry's going to say, and he always knows what I'm going to say, so, by and large, we just don't bother."
Tags:couple, couples, old couple, old couples, marriages, husband and wife, husbands and wives, long term relationship, long term relationships, long-term relationships, longterm relationship, longterm relationships, conversation, conversation, boring conversation, boring conversations, small talk, smalltalk, small-talk, bored, boredom, broing, predictable, predictability, elderly couples, elderly couple, elderly people, old people, retired, retirement, lack of communication, uncommunicative, no communication, porch, porches, front porch, front porches
"Of course we've already had this conversation. There isn't a conversation we haven't already had."
Tags:couple, couples, husband and wife, husbands and wives, marriages, long term relationship, long term relationship, old married couple, old married couples, long-term relationships, memory, bad memory, repeating conversations, boring conversation, boring conversations, getting old, getting on, getting older, retiring, middle age, middle aged
"May I air-quote you?"
Tags:cocktail party, cocktail parties, party, parties, air quote, air quotes, air-quote, air-quotes, gestures, gesture, quote, quoting, repeat, repeating, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, boring conversation, boring conversations, pointless conversation, pointless conversations, small talk, making small talk, quotation mark, quotation marks
"The conversation has turned to parking."
Tags:party, parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties, small talk, boring conversation, boring conversations, parking, parking space, parking spaces, parking metre, parking meters, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, driver, drivers, driving, parking meter, parking meters, monotony, monotonous, car, cars, auto, autos, automobile, automobiles, city, cities, city, life, urban life
"Suddenly I can't think of anything to chirp."
Tags:bird, birds, telegraph wire, telegraph wires, telephone wire, telephone wires, conversation, conversations, awkward conversation, awkward conversations, boring conversation, boring conversations, chirp, chirping, dawn chorus, morning chorus, date, dates, first date, first dates, bad date, bad dates, awkward date, awkward, dates
"She's in a conversationally induced coma."
Tags:coma, comas, dates, dating, conversation, boring conversation, boring conversations, pass out, passing out passed out, couple, couples, difficult relationship, difficult relationships, disinterest, disinterested, lose consciousness, losing consciousness, lost consciousness, cafe date, cafe dates, boring, bored boredom, para-medic, paramedic, paramedics, medic, medics, ambulance, ambulance, emergency call, emergency calls, emergency service, emergency services, unnecessary, overuse of emergency services, induced coma, induced comas
"Sometimes it seems you don't want to talk about baby strollers."
Tags:parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, growing up, child rearing, kid, kids, child, childhood, upbringing, upbringings, baby, babies, expecting, pregnancy, pregnancies, new parent, new parents, stroller, strollers, baby stroller, baby strollers, pram, prams, baby pram, baby prams, baby carriage, baby carriages, boring conversation, boring conversations
Tags:self centred, self-centred, self centered, self-centered, vlogger, vloggers, vlogging, blogger, bloggers, blogging, boring conversation, boring conversations, boring people, boring person, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, rant, rants, ranting, ranter, complain, complaining, complainer, complainers, magazine, magazines, clickbait
"Of course your conversation doesn't bore me...I'm not listening!"