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"Your faucet is running."
Tags:idle thought, idle thoughts, mind, wander, wanders, wandering, pay attention, paying attention, faucet, leak, leaks, leaky, brain, brains, mental image, mental images, chitchat, chit-chat, chat, chats, chatting, ignore, ignores, ignoring, drip, drips, date, dates, bad date, bad dates, thoughtless, daydream, daydreams, daydreaming, dinner date, dinner dates
"'Thirty Days in a Single Scull.' Day 17: The early-October nights have grown chilly, and media attention has fallen short of expectations."
Tags:scull, sculls, row, rows, rowing, rower, rowers, attention-seeker, attention-seekers, attention-seeking, charity, charity event, charity events, media attention, ignore, ignores, ignored, ignoring, rowboat, rowboats, stunt, stunts, publicity stunt, publicity stunts, publicity, writer, writers, writing, ignored, ignore, ignores, ignoring, pointless, pointlessness
"This wine goes well with passively ignoring tens of thousands of refugees."
"Ars longa, Super Bowl brevis."
Tags:football, american football, football game, game, games, long game, long games, length, time passing, championship, championships, championship game, championship games, media obsession, media obsessions, football widow, football widows, ignore, ignores, ignoring, ignored, neglected, spouse, spouses, wife, wives
The first person who talked about climate change...and the first person who didn't want to hear about it."
Tags:humanitarian aid, cartoonathon, humanitarian work, climate change, global warming, climate shift, climate shifts, head in the sand, ignore, ignores, ignoring, climate denier, climate deniers, extinct, extinction, human extinction, catastrophe, catastrophes, volcano, volcanos, caveman, cavemen, neanderthal, neanderthals, prehistory, prehistoric, extinction level event, extinction level events, ignorance is bliss, reality, reality check, reality checks, carbon levels
"And you can rest assured that your problem is being ignored at the very highest levels."
Tags:men, problems, office, hierarchy, ignore, ignores, ignoring, ignored, corporate ladder, corporate ladders, corporate hierarchy, corporate culture, underling, underlings, office drone, office drones, corporate drone, corporate drones, ceo, ceos, executive, executives, office executive, office executives, mankoff
As the horrible signs began to appear, students would go to any length to avoid seeing them.
"I only overshare because you never listen."
Tags:overshare, overshares, oversharing, listen, listens, listening, listener, listeners, share, shares, sharing, conversation, conversations, conversationalist, conversationalists, listening skills, communication skills, communication, ignore, ignores, ignoring, attention, attention-seeking, attention-seeking behavior, neglect, spousal neglect, neglected spouse, neglected spouses, husband, husbands, wife, wives, communication breakdown, communication breakdowns
Every now and then, Doreen liked to see how many people were paying attention to her safety talk.
"This is why you read the instructions."
Tags:instruction, instructions, owner's manual, owners manual, manual, cowboy, cowboys, horses, horse, riding, ride, horseriding, piggyback, piggy back, obvious, easy, clear, lesson, regret, ignorant, mistake, mistakes, obviously, cow boy, cow boys, read, reading, guide, guides, learn, learning, hard way, ignore, ignores
"When will you grow up about sex and lose interest in it?"
"Not tonight, Hon—I'm trying to cut down."
A man ignores a cacophony and eats a sandwich.
Tags:cacophony, cacophonies, drown out, drowns out, drowning out, ignore, ignores, ignoring, drown out, drowns out, drowning out, happy, happiness, angst, angsty, anxiety, anxieties, shout, shouts, shouting, quiet, quiets, quiet down, quieting down, stress, stress management, stressor, stressors, lost in a crowd, crowd, crowds, crowding
"I wonder how much longer she can keep this up..."
Tags:wife, wives, nag, nags, nagging, husband, husbands, ignore, ignores, ignoring, call, calls, calling, request, requests, requesting, keep it up, keeps it up, keeping it up, spouse, spouses, married life, annoyed, annoying, irritation, irritations, irritating, frustration, frustrations, frustrating, shout, shouts, shouting, inconsiderate, inconsideration
A baseball player is too busy checking his smartphone to catch a ball.
Tags:outfield, outfields, outfielder, outfielders, catch, catches, catching, distract, distracts, distracting, distraction, distractions, smartphone, smartphones, smart phone, smart phones, phone, phones, mobile, mobiles, cellphone, cellphones, cell phone, cell phones, ignore, ignores, ignoring, shut out the world, shuts out the world, shutting out the world, modern life, modern times, pay attention, paying attention, attention span, attention spans, short attention span, short attention spans
"I feel an intense pride, Robert, that I live in a country rich enough to have war and peace at the same time."
Tags:pride, proud, war, wars, warring, war and peace, time of war, times of war, patriot, patriots, patriotic, ignorance, ignorance is bliss, ignore, ignores, ignoring, wartime, contradiction, contradictions, contradictory, paradox, paradoxes, upper class, upper classes, head in the sand, heads in the sand, afghanistan, war in afghanistan, forgotten war, forgotten wars
"This one's for not asking, and this one's for not telling."
Some emails just can't be ignored.
"I was just talking to Charlie Rose in my head."
Tags:charlie rose, interview, interviews, interviewer, interviewers, interviewing, talking head, talking heads, imagine, imagines, imagination, imaginations, chat, chats, chat show, chat shows, daydream, daydreams, daydreaming, self-important, self-importance, pay attention, paying attention, ignore, ignores, ignoring, out to lunch
"Are you listening to me?"
Tags:listen, listens, listening, face, faces, attention, focus, attention span, attention spans, short attention span, short attention spans, distracted, distraction, distractions, easily distracted, hear, hears, hearing, boss, bosses, manager, managers, pay attention, paying attention, ignore, ignores, ignoring, cubist, cubists, cubism, art, artist, artists
'I told you it was a stupid idea to try to fix the disposal with your tie on.'
"They just put that to make you handle it with care."
Tags:handle with care, fragile, fragility, move, moves, moving, moving van, moving vans, warning, warning sign, warnings, warning signs, mover, movers, move house, moving house, careless, carelessness, indifferent, indifference, ignore, ignores, ignoring, skeptic, skeptics, skeptical, sceptic, sceptics, sceptical, upright, right side up, this way up, baggage handler, baggage handlers, personal property, break, breaks, breaking, broken
"The wetter the better."
Tags:problems, phrases, unaware, lack of awareness, wet paint, wet paint sign, wet paint signs, ignorant, ignorance, ignore, ignores, ignoring, awareness, pay attention, pays attention, paying attention, space cadet, space cadets, space out, spaced out, relax, relaxes, relaxing, stare into space, staying into space, mankoff
"Nothing personal, Dad, but if I were you, I wouldn't ask too many questions about my boys' club."
Tags:boys club, boys clubs, neo-nazi, neo-nazis, club, clubs, group, groups, grouping, ignore, ignores, ignoring, intimidate, intimidates, intimidating, intimidation, child, boy, boys, offspring, parent, parents, threat, threats, threaten, threatens, threatening, question, questions, questioning, dad, dads, father, fathers, ask, asks, asking, banal, banality
"I used to call people, then I got into e-mailing, then texting, and now I just ignore everyone."
Tags:modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, modern technology, modern technologies, email, emailing, text, texting, messaging, message, messages, text message, text messages, text messaging, e-mail, e-mailing, emails, e-mails, ignore, ignoring, anti social, anti social, unsociable, introvert, introverts, social media, social medias, social network, social networking, smartphone, smartphones, phone, phones, cellphone, cellphones, mobile phone, mobile phones, advancing technology, developing technology, ignore, ignores, ignoring