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"Your faucet is running."
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"Enough chit-chat. What's with the hat."
"You're the Maharaja of Chitchat!"
"But it's a wet heat."
Tags:wet heat, fish, fishes, marine animal, marine animals, sea life, sea animal, sea animals, marine life, smalltalk, small talk, politeness, chit chat, chit-chat, weather forecast, weather forecasts, weather prediction, weather predictions, meteorology, meteorologist, meteorologists, weathermen, weatherman, wet heats, climate, climates, humid, humidity
"Some of these folks are full of chit-chat, but most are just full of chit."
Mindless, inane chit-chat only.
"So - how long have you lived in New York?"
Tags:new york, new yorker, new yorkers, introduction, introductions, role reversal, role reversals, role-reversal, leash, leashes, lead, leads, dog, dogs, canine, canines, pet, pets, small talk, chit-chat, chit chat, conversation, passing the time, flirtation, flirtations, pickup, pickups, pick up, pick ups, chat up, chat ups, chatting up
"What part of Canada that I know nothing about are you from?"
Tags:canada, canadian, canadians, ignorant, ignorance, geography, know-nothing, know-nothings, immigrant, immigrants, migrant, migrants, where are you from, small talk, making small talk, makes small talk, chat, chats, chit-chat, chit-chatting, uneducated, american, americans, stereotype, stereotypes, stereotyping
Small Talk Outlet
'I was told to inform all of our customers that there is a two dollar charge for chit chat with tellers.'
'I think he's going to let you finish telling your joke.'
"Please excuse, Tom, Mom and Dad! He's worked the last ten years in a large city hospital and has no practice with chit chat!"
Tags:chit-chat, social skill, social skills, doctor, doctors, small talk, small talks, chit chat, conversation, conversations, overworked, city hospital, city hospitals, hospital, hospitals, stressful job, stressful jobs, overwork, overworked, meet the parents, boyfriend, boyfriends, new, girlfriends, first impression, first impressions, taciturn
The Society of Civil Engineers
"Chit-chat ground rules: no complaining, yes or no if possible, no jokes over 20 seconds."
Tags:chit chat, chit-chat, party, cocktail party, socialising, socialize, socialise, socializes, socialises, conversations, ground rule, guideline, small talk, parities, cocktail parties, socializing, ground rules, requirements, conversation, guidelines, regulations, rules, social skill, social skills
'I'll slap the both of you if you don't knock off the chit chat.'
'Be patient. In 15 seconds you can skip his political opinioning and move right into sports.'
'I may be a butterfly, but I'm not a social butterfly! So cut out the insipid small talk and get lost!'
'It's so nice to meet the neighbours - where are you from?'
'That's enough idol chit-chat from you two.'
'You didn't offend me; I never mix politics and religion with reality at parties.'
'Same-old, same-old, Lew, so anything new with you?'
'So, you going anywhere nice on your holidays?'