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"If you don't have anything profound to say, don't say anything at all."
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"Please don't feel it necessary to make conversation."
"So, Carol tells me you're a baby."
"We're going out with Joe and Rita next Tuesday. They want to know whether we want to talk about Tuscany or carbs."
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"Summer's here. Do you want to start talking incessantly about tomatoes or corn?"
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"Behold, as I guide our conversation to my narrow area of expertise."
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"Don't you think it's time we talked about Operation Doug?"
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"That reminds me of a scene from 'The Big Lebowski.'"
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"Would you ask the chef to hurry? We're running out of conversation."
Dave finally figured a way of overcoming his fear of talking to people at networking events.
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Before the airbag, there was the windbag.
"Hey, keep it down, we're trying to have a conversation."
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"This call is monitored for quality. Try to keep up your end of the conversation."
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Texting in the Middle of a Conversation.
"Some of us are unsung heroes."
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Stan Mack's Real Life Funnies: Asparagus Beach, Amagansett, NY.
"To think, before we discovered coffee our discourse was limited to mere grunts."
'How are we supposed to have a constructive dialogue when you keep trying to interrupt me?'
'Did you say something, or did I?'
"It's Lida Bascom's husband - he's frightfully unhappy."
"It's a shame there isn't a pill to stimulate conversation."
'What's wrong? Have you got laryngitis?'
"I'm putting you on speaker - it's essential for everyone to hear our conversation."
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Mindless, inane chit-chat only.