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"For God's sake, Felton, would you stop with that 'He-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-ere's So-and-So'?"
Tags:doormen, doorman, announcer, announcers, announcement, announcements, guest, guests, visitor, visitors, posh, apartment block, apartment blocks, colleague, colleagues, annoying habit, annoying habits, public address system announcers, public address system announcer, security service, security services, courtesy service, courtesy services, doorkeep, doorkeeper, doorkeepers
"And now let's welcome, for the first and last time . . ."
Tags:execution, executions, execute, executes, executing, modern life, capital punishment, guest, guests, talk show, talk shows, talk show host, talk show hosts, commodify, commodifies, commodification, death penalty, state murder, state murders, state-sanctioned murder, anti-death penalty, late night talk show, late night talk shows, dark humor, dark humour
"Her fried squash blooms were leathery."
Tags:food, dinner party, dinner parties, party, parties, guest, guests, comment, comments, critical, criticising, criticizing, criticism, critique, critiques, putting down, squash, squash blooms, squash bloom, cuisine, cooking, chef, chefs, cook, cooks, homecooking, home cooking, home chef, home chefs, homemade, cooking at home, complain, complaint, complaints, complaining, rude, ungrateful, ingrate, ingrates, leathery, chewy, fried, unkind, jealous, jealousy, envy, envious, catty, mean, unappreciative
"Please forgive us for being so late- we had parking issues."
Tags:parking, city parking, bad parking, driving, driver, drivers, city life, city living, urban life, dinner party, dinner parties, modern life, late, delay, delays, delayed, modern times, cocktail party, cocktail parties, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, guest, guests, dinner guest, dinner guests
Tags:party, parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties, guest, guests, sign, signs, warning, warnings, advisory, advisories, label, labels, personality, personalities, problem, problems, issue, issues, dishonesty, dishonest, liar, liars, chatty, satanist, satanists, clingy, party favor, party favors, party favour, party favours, character flaw, character flaws, psychology
'What does he mean, we're not on the list?'
"Have some more tea, Mrs. Van Sickleford. Wendell is going to show you his mastodon tusk."
Tags:relationship, relationships, love, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, guest, guests, visitor, visitors, tea, afternoon tea, show-off, showing off, mastodon, mastodons, mammoth, mammoths, tusk, tusks, history, historical, pre-history, pre-historical, prehistory, prehistorical, stone age, ice age, bc, b.c., before christ, paleolithic, palaeolithic, fossil, fossils, bone, bones
"You remember Champ. . ."
"I brought some work home with me."
Tags:work from home, coworkers, coworker, meeting, meetings, working from home, marriage, married life, married, husband, husbands, wives, wife, businessman, businessmen, work a holic, work-a-holic, workaholic, workaholics, work addict, work addiction, bring work home, working after hours, uninvited guests, guest, guests, unexpected visitors, visitor, offices, office work, worker, working, team, teamwork
"I was proud of you tonight. You were just hostile enough."
Tags:hostile, hostility, unkind, socially awkward, social awkwardness, surly, grump, grumpy, grumpiness, grumps, surliness, unfriendly, rude, rudeness, party, parties, guest, guests, antisocial, proud, pride, introvert, introverts, introverted, introversion, husband, husbands, wife, wives, partying, unsociable, dinner, dinners, dinner party, dinner parties
"Smoking or nonsmoking?"
Tags:animal, animals, talking animals, talking animal, ostrich, ostriches, restaurant, restaurants, dining out, eating out, smoking, tobacco, non-smoking, nonsmoking, second-hand smoke, section, sections, host, hosts, hostess, hostesses, server, servers, waiter, waiters, waitress, waitresses, service, customer service, head in the sand, head, heads, hiding, sand, sandy, customer, customers, patron, patrons, guest, guests
David Blaine, Age 60
Tags:david blaine, magic, magician, magicians, magical, illusion, illusions, endurance, enduring, endure, cot, old age, growing, old, aging, aged, guest, guests, uncomfortable, uncomfy, painful, pain, pains, irritate, irritating, guest cot, staying over, entertain, boring, unimpressive, unimpressed, stunt, stunts, ice block, ice blocks, endurance, endurance test, endurance tests, mattress, mattresses, lump, lumps, lumpy
"I forgot. My brother Woolard is coming by."
Tags:visitor, visitors, guest, guests, house guest, house guests, unexpected guest, unexpected guests, brother, brothers, brother in law, brother in laws, brother-in-law, brother-in-laws, in law, in laws, in-law, in-laws, fright, frights, break in, break ins.break-in, break-ins, breaking and entering
"What should I tell the Andersons- twenty minutes?"
"Remember to be home on time. We're having an orgy with the Steins."
Tags:orgy, orgies, roman, romans, ancient rome, party, parties, host, hosts, hosting, hosting duty, hosting duties, dinner party, dinner parties, dinner, dinners, have friends over, having friends over, guest, guests, good host, good hosts, polite, politeness, manners, good manners, decent, decency, well-mannered
"Fred and Ginger, but of course not the Fred and Ginger."
Tags:introductions, introduce, introduced, introduction, astaire, fred, fred and ginger, rogers, ginger rogers, fred astaire, high society, heard that one before, if i had a, dancing, dance, pop culture, culture, cultural reference, classic cinema, cinema, film, films, classics, movie, movies, musical, music, croon, crooners, crooner, entertainment, entertain, socialite, socialise, socialising, not what you expect, expectation, expectations, reality, realities, cocktail, cocktail party, parties, party, dinner party, guest, guests
Terri and Glenn devise a way to make those tough final choice on their wedding guest list.
"I hope you don't call that a party face."
Tags:party, parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties, party face, middle age, middle aged, getting old, getting older, miserable, grumpy, guest, guests, embarrassed, embarrassing, couple, couples, husband and wife, husbands and wives, marriages, long term relationship, long term relationship, long-term relationship, long-term relationships, anti social, unsocial
"Thank God you're here. Walter has been Barry Manilowing us to death."
Tags:relationship, relationships, marriage, married, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, couple, couples, men, man, woman, women, friends, friend, gathering, gatherings, get together, singer, singers, musician, musicians, music, piano, pianist, pianists, cocktail party, cocktail parties, guest, guests, host, hosts, hostess, hostesses, instruments, instrument, mingle, mingling, song, songs, social, socializing, socialising
"I've just found out what happened to the Hendersons."
"Have you had a chance to look at the menu?"
Tags:restaurant, restaurants, eating out, dining out, couple, couples, waiter, waiters, server, servers, service, customer service, customer, customers, patron, patrons, guest, guests, order, orders, ordering, menu, menus, waiting, wait, long wait, tic-tac-toe, tic tac toe, xs and os, noughts and crosses, game, games, drawing, drawings, meal, meals, food, bad service, slow service, table, tables, tablecloth, tablecloths
"Don't mention Pat Buchanan, pro or con."
Tags:party, parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties, small talk, discussion, discussions, guest, guests, controversy, controversies, controversial, politics, politician, politicians, government, governments, pat buchanan, buchanan, united states, us, u.s., united states of america, usa, u.s.a., america, american, political opinion, political opinions, etiquette, manners, banned, forbidden, relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, argument, arguments, arguing, fight, fights, fighting, conflict, conflicts, starting an argument, starting a fighting
"Supposedly he's some kind of a person in his own right."
Tags:party, parties, cocktail, cocktails, cocktail party, cocktail parties, gossip, gossipers, gossiper, party conversation, cocktail conversation, guest, guests, in his own right, sayings, saying, smack talking, talking smack, upper class, upper classes, boastful, idiom, idioms, husband, husbands, accomplishment, accomplishments, feminist, feminism, patriarchy, patriarchies
'Of all the nerve!...Making us sit through the whole of their Bayeux Tapestries!!'
"Wallace couldn't come, but I brought some of his fussy prose."
Tags:relationship, relationships, marriage, married, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, couple, couples, men, man, woman, women, friend, friends, prose, fussy, gift, gifts, present, presents, host, hosts, hostess, hostesses, get together, gathering, guest, guests, writer, writers, book, books, literature, literary, finicky, hard-to-please, particular, picky