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"I told you never to call me at this number."
Tags:call, calls, calling, work number, work numbers, office number, office numbers, call, calls, calling, check in, checks in, checking in, president, presidents, presidential, secret service, cell, cells, cell phone, cell phones, interrupting, interruption, interruptions, stressful job, stressful jobs, job, jobs, stress, stresses, anxious, anxiety, anxieties
"I know we didn't accomplish anything, but that's what meetings are for."
Tags:business meeting, business meetings, waste of times, wastes of time, wasting time, time waster, time wasters, accomplishment, accomplishments, accomplish, accomplishes, accomplishing, unproductive, manager, managers, boardroom, boardrooms, boardroom meeting, boardroom meetings, meeting, meetings, corporate culture, executive, executives, corporation, corporations, faceless corporation, interruption, interruptions, interrupting, work flow, efficient, efficiency, efficiency expert, efficiency experts, downsize, downsizes, downsizing, restructure, restructures, restructuring
"Are you busy or are you at work?"
'My door is always open. . . Just don't come in.'
"Excuse me, do you have a moment to talk about that?"
Tags:junk drawer, apocalypse, dinosaur, dinosaurs, extinct, extinction, doomsayer, doomsayers, doom, doomed, apocalyptic, armageddon, end of the world, impending doom, proselytize, proselytizes, proselytizing, proselytise, proselytising, proselytising, bother, bothers, annoyance, annoyances, annoying, evangelical, evangelist, evangelists, nuisance, nuisances, interrupt, interrupts, interruption, interruptions
Kissing at the Movies
Tags:movie, movies, film, pictures, old film, old films, old movie, old movies, talkies, kiss, kissing, pda, kissing in public, public displays of affection, interruption, interruptions, interrupted, inconsiderate, in love, kissing at the movies, kissing in movie theater, movie theatre, movie theatres, movie theater, movie theaters, cinema, cinemas, inappropriate
Evolution Interrupted By Man Fishing
Tags:evolution, evolve, evolved, evolves, legs, leg, land, science, scientific, sciences, biology, biological, darwin, darwinism, darwinian, theory of evolution, evolutionary theory, science, scientific, scientist, scientists, scientifically, prehistoric, pre historic, pre-historic, pre-history, fishing, fish, fishery, fishes, interrupt, interruption, break the cycle, cycle, cycles, human, humans, human greed, greed, meddle, meddled, meddling
"A gentleman would offer his seat."
Tags:old lady, old ladies, old woman, old women, concert, concerts, performance, performer, performers, piano, pianist, pianists, music, musician, musicians, stage, stages, theatre, manners, gentlemen, gentleman, etiquette, chivalry, chivalrous, interruption, pensioner, pensioners, senior citizen, senior citizens, oap, oaps, o.a.p., o.a.p.s, good manners, bad manners
"Would you mind? I enjoy leading a life of quiet desperation."
Tags:couple, couples, husband and wife, husbands and wives, marriages, long term relationship, long term relationship, intrude, intrusion, intrusion, interruption, interruptions, long-term relationships, desperation, quiet desperation, pretention, pretension, pretentious, conceit, conceited, depressed, depression, poor communication
"Can't we go five minutes without you checking your flower?"
Tags:plant, plants, houseplant, houseplants, flower, flowers, garden, gardens, gardener, gardeners, gardening, technology, robot, robots, interruption, interruptions, distraction, distractions, distracted, phone, phones, cellphone, cellphones, cell phone, cell phones, cellular phone, cellular phones, mobile phone, mobile phones, smart phone, smart phones, smartphone, smartphones, role reversal, screen addict, screen addicts, screen addiction, modern life
"Beastly sorry about all these interruptions."
Tags:interruption, interrupted, interrupt, interrupts, beast, beasts, monster, monsters, distraction, distracted, distract, distracts, gun, guns, revolver, smoking gun, phone, phones, phone call, phone calls, cell, cells, mobile, mobiles, landline, home phone, horror, horrors, classic horror, creepy, spooky, scary, imagery, halloween
"Go fetch your mallet, Wilkins – we'll play doubles."
"Don't tell me about busy- I'm on my freaking honeymoon!"
Tags:honeymoons, overworked, overworking, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, modern expectations, expectations, high expectations, intrude, intruding, intrusive, intrusion, intrusions, interruption, interruptions, demanding, high pressure, under pressure, high pressure job, high pressure jobs
"Hey, sorry to call you guys this late on a weeknight, but I just happened to be in your basement."
"What the hell sort of convenient new feature is this?"
Tags:modern technology, modern technologies, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, interrupt, interrupting, interruption, interruptions, intrude, intrusion, intrusions, working weekends, bringing work home, overworked, overworking, bbq, bbqs, barbecue, barbecues, weekend, weekends, the weekends, no holiday
"A good day to you, sir, and might the cow of the house be in?"
Tags:cow, cows, cattle, cattles, bull, bulls, salesman, salesperson, door-to-door, cliche, cliches, man of the house, woman of the house, husband, husbands, wife, wives, lady of the house, interruption, interruptions, unwelcome, surprise, surprises, surprising, annoy, annoys, annoying, irritation, irritations, irritating
"Oh, I see you're busy, so I'll keep talking."
"Can I call you back? I've got a situation here."
"I've asked you never to call me during naptime."
Tags:nap, naps, naptime, nap-time, nap times, nap-times, nap time, napping, interruption, interruptions, interrupting, kid, kids, nursery, nurseries, kindergarten, kindergartens, childcare, child-care, child care, phone, phones, cell, cells, cellphone, cellphones, mobile, mobiles, smartphone, helicopter parent, helicopter parents, helicopter parenting
"Now this apartment will be vacant October 1st - "
Tags:empty apartment, empty apartments, apartment, apartments, property viewing, property viewings, landlord, landlords, rental, rentals, rental property, rental properties, privacy, tenant, tenants, tenancy, intrusion, intrusions, privacy, bath, baths, interruption, interruptions, house viewing, house viewings, estate agent, estate agents, real estate, super, supers, building superintendent, building superintendents
"Tell me the truth—have I ever made tea come out of your nose?"
Tags:novel, novelty, monks, monk, religion, religions, religious, buddhist, buddhism, laughter, laughing, laughing stock, inappropriate, interruption, interrupt, interrupted, guru, gurus, tea ceremony, ritual, rituals, right for the job, job, jobs, work, career advice, career guidance, choosing the right career, choosing the right job, right career, right job
Concert Hall with entrances for mobiles and coughs.
"You startled me for a moment there!"
Tags:death, dead, die, died, startle, startled, unsurprising, shock, shocked, unsurprised, unconcerned, not surprised, not concerned, no skin off my nose, grim, grim reaper, reaper, businessman, businessmen, business man, business men, big boss, fat cat, time has come, early death, interrupt, interrupted, interruption, met before, attitude, unfased, unfazed
"Damn! Just as my inertia was starting to build up momentum."
"No - I'm not listening to my radio!"
Tags:interruption, interruptions, radio, radios, radio competition, radio competitions, phone call, phone calls, telephone call, telephone calls, bad time, bad times, bad timing, telephone etiquette, phone etiquette, radio show, radio shows, dj, djs, disc jockey, disc jockeys, shower, showers, showering