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"Of course I'm listening to your expression of spiritual suffering. Don't you see me making eye contact, striking an open posture, leaning towards you and nodding emphatically."
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"Listen to everybody's opinions? Please, we're not that desperate."
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'The House Of Mystery'
"You're so easy to talk to - not everyone is such a good listener."
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The Tooth Ferret
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"I only overshare because you never listen."
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Listening to Noam Chomsky
'My wife said I don't listen to her. At least I think that's what she said.'
"...And somebody's been listening to my Berlioz!"
"I can't understand a word you say when your helmet is shut."
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"This active listening workshop sounds useful..." "Why would I want to go to Worksop?"
"Are you listening to me?"
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'I'm usually a basket case at this time of year...'
The over-the-counter versions
"Listen. It's at the quiet moments like this that you can actually hear the meter running."
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'Wow. You really can't hear a thing on this end.'
The John Cage Carollers
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"Did you understand any of that?" "Only the blah! blah! bit."
Active listening, session 1 "I'm afraid turn out isn't as high as we'd hoped,three of them misheard the date,five got the time wrong and everyone in sales went to a hotel in Scarborough by mistake."
'I've done well listening to my gut, and now it's saying buy pork belly futures.'
"It's like you haven't heard a single thing I've thought."
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"Pardon? Oh, sorry, I thought you were talking to someone else..."
Things Women Never Say: 'Sorry I'm late boss. I was talking to my husband and he wouldn't stop listening.'
Here's your problem. You have an iPod.