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"What have you been up to?"
Tags:tall tale, tall tales, long story, long stories, tale, tales, story, stories, come home late, coming home late, wife, wives, scold, scolds, scolding, nag, nags, nagging, return home, returning home, suspicious, suspicion, suspicions, police line, police lines, husband, husbands, late night, late nights, late, tardy, tardiness, punctual, punctuality
"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
"John, do you know anything about fighting a duel this morning?"
Tags:duel, duels, duelling, dueling, duel fighter, duel fighters, sword fight, sword fights, oversleep, oversleeping, overslept, tardy, tardiness, late, lateness, sleeping on, over-slept, over sleep, gentlemen, gentleman, gentlemanly, conflict, conflicts, falling out, disagreement, disagreements, enemy, enemies, rival, rivals
"Sorry I'm late. I got caught up at home being happy."
'According to this, you owe $57.32 in late fees for the book 'Getting By on a Shoestring Budget'.'
"I'm going to be on time today because it's fun to try new things."
"I'm late! I'm late! For a very important - we're not putting labels on it right now!"
"You're late! And don't hand me any of that all the king's horses crap!"
Tags:coming home, returning home, late, relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, spouse, spouses, argument, arguments, arguing, fight, fights, fighting, conflict, conflicts, nursery rhyme, nursery rhymes, rhyme, rhymes, mother goose, literature, children's story, children's stories, fictional character, fictional characters, humpty dumpty, excuses, excuses
"Held up at work? You could have called."
Tags:alcohol, alcoholic, drinking, drinks, drink, bartender, bartenders, office, offices, working, works, work late, held up, late, lateness, tardy, tardiness, call ahead, calling, calls, loyal, loyalty, allegiance, faithful, relationship, relationships, bartending, pub, bar, bars, pubs, annoyed, warning, warns, comparison, compared, comparing, parody
"I can't belive that I'm late for my own execution."
Tags:new york, ny, urban, urban life, urban living, city, cities, city life, living in the city, city living, car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, taxi, taxis, taxi cab, taxi cabs, cab, cabs, driver, drivers, driving, traffic, traffic jam, gridlock, bumper-to-bumper, congestion, stuck in traffic, stuck, trapped, unable to move, rush hour, late, tardy, tardiness, lateness, death, execution, executions, capital punishment, death penalty, criminal, criminals, convict, convicts, blindfold, blindfolds, blindfolded, transportation
Phil blows his interview before even sitting down.
"Sorry, I'm late, chief—I had a little trouble working out my grooming strategy this morning."
Tags:business, businessman, businessmen, boss, bosses, manager, managers, management, office, offices, office life, employee, employees, worker, workers, late, coming in late, late for work, grooming, getting ready, getting dressed, morning, mornings, strategy, strategies, problem, problems, personal appearance, man, men, style, beauty, vain, vanity
Tags:caveman, cavemen, cavewoman, cavewomen, stone age, bc, b.c., early humans, cave-dweller, cave-dwellers, prehistory, prehistoric, patent, patents, patent office, patent offices, patented, patents office, patent attorney, patenting, patents offices, intellectual property, intellectual properties, intellectual copyright, intellectual property law, intellectual property laws, intellectual property right, intellectual property rights, intellectual property theft, ideas, idea, invention, inventions, inventor, inventors, copycat, copycats, innovation, innovators, innovate, rock, rocks, timing, too late, late, discovery, discoveries, multiple discovery, multiple discovery, simultaneous discovery, simultaneous discoveries
'If I had known it was going to be such a late Spring, i would have never started my garden seeds, indoors.'
"Apologies, sir. The mansion is haunted by Randy, the master's late spaniel."
Tags:spaniel, spaniels, dog, dogs, haunted house, haunted houses, haunted mansion, haunted mansions, ghost, ghosts, spirit, spirits, canine, canines, canine behaviour, canine behavior, dog behaviour, dog behavior, pet, pets, late, butler, butlers, halloween, halloweens, haunting, hauntings, haunted, haunt, haunts
"I'm running late—some people were waiting for my table so I had to take my sweet time."
Tags:eating out, dining out, restaurant, selfish, selfishness, self centered, self-centered, self centred, self-centred, delay, delays, delaying, delayed, late, late for work, running late, waiting for a table, busy restaurant, crowded restaurant, rude, rudeness, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, rude, rudeness
'You're late for work again, Hayes. What's your lame excuse this time?'
"We're going to be late for the awkwardly standing around."
Tags:party, parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties, going out, arriving early, late, lateness, being late, awkward, awkwardness, social awkwardness, socially awkward, introvert, introverts, introverted, standing around, stand around, early, earliness, social norm, socials norm, punctual, punctuality, expectation, expectations, social expectations, middle class, middle class life, first world problems
'What'd I miss?'
Tags:fan, fans, fanatic, fanatics, miss, misses, missed, late, lateness, game, games, spectator, spectators, watch, watches, watched, watching, finis, finished, finishes, finishing, update, updates, updated, updating, fill in, fills in, filling in, filled in, in the bleachers, bleachers, in the bleachers
"Hey, sorry to call you guys this late on a weeknight, but I just happened to be in your basement."
"I'm going to be late, dear. It's total craziness here."
Tags:crazy, craziness, insane, insanity, therapist, therapists, therapy, shrink, shrinks, psychologist, psychologists, psychology, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, psychiatry, busy day, busy days, late, late night, late nights, work late, working late, works late, insult, insulting, insulted, faux pas, choice of words, poor choice of words, long day, long days, mental health, insensitive, insensitivity
"Wow, I can't believe it's already time for you guys to pick up on social cues that we'd like you to leave."
"Why, Mr. Larsen! We were about ready to give up on you."
Tags:childbirth, childbirths, maternity ward, maternity wards, maternity, father, fathers, fatherhood, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, late, lateness, tardy, tardiness, infant, infants, son, sons, midwife, midwives, new parent, new parents, new father, new fathers, hospital, family life, family-life, better late than never, absentee, absent father, absent fathers
"That was Elijah. He's stuck on the Garden State."
"Aha! Sunny Jim!"
Tags:family, families, marriage, married couple, old married couple, argument, argue, arging, late, late home, parents arguing, parents disagreeing, parents, relationship troubles, bad relationships, never home, married to work, workaholic, vintage, 1940s family, 1940s families, 1940s, 1940, 1930s family, 1930s families, 1930s, 1930