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'He's texting again.'
A tightrope walker is thrown off by birds landing on one side of his balancing pole.
Tags:tightrope, tightropes, tightrope walker, tightrope walkers, balance, balances, balancing, balancing act, balancing acts, distraction, distractions, distract, distracts, distracting, telephone pole, telephone poles, daredevil, daredevils, circus, circuses, circus act, circus acts, throw off, throws off, throwing off, bird, birds, pigeon, pigeons, feat, feats, telephone wire, telephone wires
Tags:writer, writers, writing, writer's write, write, written, writes, author, authors, poet, poets, poetry, pom, poems, distract, distracted, distraction, insurance, insured, insure, comp, compensation, compensate, compensating, compensates, insurance broker, broker, brokers, invest, investment, spoof, spoofed, parody, parodied, parodies
"If you can get his parents to go ballistic, he can't hit a thing."
Tags:parent, parents, parental pressure, baseball, baseball player, baseball players, baseball game, baseball games, baseball match, baseball matches, distraction, distractions, weak point, weak points, weakness, kid, kids, family life, family-life, pitcher, pitchers, pitching, batter, batters, batting, bat, bats, unsporting, unsportsmanship, sportsmanship
A criminal dances for a police officer in an attempt to delay being put into jail.
Tags:police, policeman, policemen, police officer, police officer, cop, cops, jail, jails, prison, prisons, criminal, criminals, arrested, locked up, incarceration, imprisoned, delay, delays, delaying, avoiding, avoidance, putting off, inevitable, distracting, distraction, distractions, unsuccessful, procrastination, procrastinating, stalling
A father ignores his newborn to stare at a young midwife
Tags:midwife, midwives, baby, babies, newborn, newborns, maternity ward, maternity wards, vintage maternity ward, vintage maternity wards, father, fathers, new father, new fathers, stare, staring, stares, lech, sleeze, sleezy, lecherous, creep, creepy, distracted, distraction, distractions, old fashioned sexism, bad father, bad fathers, bad dad, bad dads, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons
"I don't suppose there's another once-in-a-lifetime astronomical phenomenon coming up soon?"
Al by Jud Johnson
"Now just say the first thing that comes into your mind."
Tags:ad, ads, advert, adverts, advertisement, advertisements, advertising, therapy, therapists, therapist, counselor, counselors, counseling, counsellor, counsellors, counselling, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, psychiatry, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, psychoanalysis, unfortunate, distraction, distractions, distracting, gender issues
"As I said earlier, Michelle, I won't answer questions about economic or foreign policy. I'm here to talk about my sexual escapades."
Tags:politician, politicians, scandal, scandals, brag, brags, bragging, interview, interviews, interviewing, corrupt politician, corrupt politicians, distraction, distractions, distracting, important issue, important issues, focus, focuses, focusing, tabloid, tabloids, tabloid sensationalism, substantive issue, substantive issues, policy, policy issues, tv interview, tv interviews, deflect, deflects, deflecting
"Could you run those numbers by me again? I was thinking of an old love."
Tags:board meeting, board meetings, business meeting, business meetings, old love, old romance, old romances, romantic, romantics, distracted, distraction, distractions, lazy, laziness, unprofessional, professional, board member, board members, shirk, shirking, shirker, shirkers, account, accounts, paying attention, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs
'I was built by texters.'
"Still it would be a great mistake to abandon your work on the perpetual motion machine."
Tags:inventor, inventors, innovator, innovators, perpetual motion, perpetual motion machine, toy, toys, toy inventor, toy inventors, catch, playing catch, clockwork, clockwork mouse, robot, robots, robotics, distraction, distractions, procrastination, procrastinations, scientist, scientists, physicist, physicists, engineer, engineers, engineering, machines, machine, advice, career advice, mistake, mistakes, ideas, idea
What could have been quite possibly the most hilarious dog joke ever is interrupted by. . . 'So I said, that's no bone, that's my. . . squirrel!'
Kissing In The Back Seat
Tags:back seat, back seats, backseat, backseats, back-seat, back-seats, cinema, cinemas, tv show, tv shows, television show, television shows, tv program, tv programs, drawing room, drawing rooms, parlour, parlours, parlor, parlors, kiss, kissing, romance, romances, romantic, romantics, old fashioned, courting, date, dates, courtships, chaperone, chaperones, distraction, distractions
"I've hated Tom Brady forever, but I'll always be grateful to him for giving us something else to talk about."
"Can't I be here now later?"
"Mind if I put on the game?"
'Would someone please remind me what our original intention was?'
Another Victim of Beach Brain
Tags:holiday, holidays, beach holiday, beach holidays, vacation, vacations, beach vacation, beach vacations, beach ball, beach balls, weather report, weather reports, beach weather, annual report, annual reports, distracted, distraction, distractions, absent minded, priorities, bad priorities, wrong priorities, business woman, business women, businesswoman, businesswomen, business man, business men, businessman, businessmen, businessperson
"We thought it would help distract you from our sinister objective."
"One of my strengths as an employee is my ability to multitask."
Tags:recruitment, recruiter, recruiters, interview, interviews, interviewing, interview skills, multitask, multitasking, employment, employee, employees, employer, employers, job, jobs, career, careers, distraction, distractions, hiring manager, hiring managers, hiring, first impression, first impressions, strengths, weaknesses, selling point
"You think you have problems? My entire wing command was just destroyed."
Tags:medical, doctor, entertainment, technology, video game, video games, distraction, distractions, gamer, gamers, mindless, mindless game, mindless games, tablet, tablets, computer tablet, computer tablets, war game, war games, lose a game, loses a game, losing a game, therapist, therapists, not listening, bad listener, bad listeners, mankoff
"You're so easy to talk to - not everyone is such a good listener."
Tags:listen, listens, listener, listeners, distracted, distraction, distractions, pay attention, paying attention, date, dates, conversation, conversations, conversationalist, conversationalists, deceptive, false impression, false impressions, date, dates, first date, first dates, dinner date, dinner dates, easy to talk to, chemistry, spark, charisma