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"While your salesman checks with the manager, could I interest you in a dental exam?"
Tags:car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, dealership, dealerships, car lot, car lots, buying a car, salesmen, salesman, manger, managers, customer, customers, waiting, wait, long wait, long waits, dentist, dentists, dental, dental work, exam, exams, examination, examinations, medical, medicine, service, customer service
Einstein discovers that time can stop completely.
Tags:einstein, time, nature of time, wait, waits, airport, airports, air travel, plane travel, plane travels, trolley, trolleys, theory of relativity, general theory of relativity, gate, gates, board, boards, boarding, long wait, long waits, stop, stops, stopping, time stopping, impatient, impatience, hurry, hurries, hurrying, hurry up, hurries up, airport terminal, airport terminals, frustration, frustrations, first world problem, first world problems
"Elsie is still waiting for postmenopausal zest to kick in."
Tags:menopause, menopausal, depression, depressed, depressing, lust for life, zest, seize the day, wait, waits, waiting, unrealistic, unlikely, long wait, long waits, lonely, loneliness, post-menopause, grow old, growing old, old woman, old women, senior, seniors, senior citizen, senior citizens, mental health
Waiting For Godot
Tags:beckett, samuel beckett, playwright, playwrights, play, plays, bribe, bribes, bribery, hangman, hangmen, kill time, kills time, killing time, impatient, impatience, twenty questions, road trip, road trips, grandchild, grandchildren, grandson, grandsons, granddaughter, granddaughters, grandmother, grandmothers, grandparent, grandparents, wait, waits, waiting, long wait, long waits
"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
"I hope you don't think that music while I waited soothed me."
Tags:on hold, hold, hold the line, please hold, left on hold, wait, waiting, hold music, music, musical, soothe, soothing, calm, calming, calm down, cell, cells, cellphone, cell phone, cell phones, cellphones, mobile, mobiles, mobile phone, mobile phones, phone, phones, telephone, operator, operators, muzak, long wait, please wait, waiting room, patience, impatient, patient
"It's certainly high time you got around to fixing that lock, Straus!"
Tags:lock, locks, bathroom, bathrooms, bathroom stall, bathroom stalls, door lock, door locks, broken, busted, toilet, toilets, toilet cubicle, toilet cubicles, stall, stalls, repair, repairs, repairman, repairmen, delay, delays, delayed repairs, deferred maintenance, fix, fixes, fixing, wait, waits, long wait, long waits, neglect, neglected, janitor, janitors, maintenance man, maintenance men, building maintenance
Einstein Discovers That Time is Actually Laundry
"I'm not a guru. I'm just hanging out here till my renovation is done."
"There must be a place we can wait on line for an hour before eating."
Tags:line, lines, queue, queues, queuing, trend, trends, trendy, trendy restaurant, trendy restaurants, eat, eats, eat out, eating out, dine out, dines out, dining out, popular, popularity, reputation, reputations, hot spot, hot spots, date, date night, date nights, wait time, wait times, waiting, wait, waits, long wait, long waits, hipster, hipsters, foodie, foodies, gourmet, diner, diners, dining, gourmets
'The manager will see you now.'
"It says, 'There are people waiting for your table.' "
Tags:restaurant, restaurants, eating out, dining out, chinese restaurant, chinese restaurants, chinese food, food, meal, meals, dining, eating, fortune cookie, fortune cookies, fortune, fortunes, paper fortune, paper fortunes, wait, waiting, table, tables, taking up space, table hog, table hogs, table hogging, overstaying your welcome, slow eater, slow eaters, rude, rude customer, rude customers, long wait, future, prophecy, prophecies, prediction, predictions, accurate
Waiting For Godot And The Cable Guy
Tags:literature, literary, lit, lit major, lit majors, minimalism, minimalist, books, book lover, book, book lovers, bookish, book worm, book worms, reference, references, cultural, culture, cultural reference, cultural references, cable, cable guy, existentialism, existential, nihilism, nihilistic, tv, television, cable installation, installation, beckett, samuel beckett, waiting for godot, godot, cable guy, eternity, long wait, waiting room, waiting, waits, didi, gogo, tragicomedy, theater, theatre, play, plays, playwright, theatrical, stage, stages, show, shows
'Yes sir, we still have Mr Edwards on hold from last thursday...'
"We've had complaints."
Tags:complain, complains, complaining, complaint, complaints, sloth, sloths, waiter, waiters, wait staff, server, servers, serving, slow service, slow server, slow servers, front of house, restaurant, restaurants, chef, chefs, cook, cooks, professional cook, professional cooks, cooking, kitchen, professional kitchen, professional kitchens, long wait, long waits, delay, delays, long delay, long delays, too much coffee man
"Phones, tones, stones, bones, moans, groans."
Tags:bank, banks, banking, money, finances, personal finances, loan, loans, mortgage, mortgages, borrower, borrowers, loan company, loan companies, loan officer, loan officers, debt, mortgage broker, mortgage brokers, lender, lenders, rhyme, rhymes, rhyming, psychology, insecure, insecurity, problem, problems, distraction, distractions, distracting, waiting, wait, long wait, long waits, customer, customers
"Man, this is taking forever. Let's go find some fast food."
Tags:cowboy, cowboys, duel, duels, duelling, dueling, shootout, shootouts, stand off, stand offs, mexican standoff, mexican standoffs, buzzards, vulture, vultures, carrion, scavenger, scavengers, scavenging, cowpokes, old west, gun duel, showdown, kill, shoot, dying, buzzard, long wait, long waits, impatient, impatience, fast food, drive-thru, drive through
"Do you remember, Peg—are we on our way out or on our way back?"
Tags:car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, driving, driver, drivers, transportation, traffic, traffic jam, traffic jams, rush hour, gridlock, congestion, crowded, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, summer, summertime, remember, forgot, forgotten, long wait, long waits, modern life, travel, travelling, traveling, roadtrip, roadtrips, road trip, road trips, stuck, trapped, highway, highways, motorway, motorways
"You're a bit late for your antenatal appointment!"
"We're just starting to tackle the winter backlog."
"The bad news that he was knocked down by an ambulance but the good news is that it's done wonders for our response times!"
Tags:nhs, nhs cut, nhs cuts, austerity measure, austerity measures, austerity, cuts, cutbacks, ambulance, ambulances, long wait, long waits, wait time, wait times, wait, national health service, nhs, a&e, accident and emergency, nurse, nurses, nursing, response time, response times, underfunded, health program, health programs
A man waits for his child on a snail animal ride.
Tags:animal ride, animal rides, ride, rides, petting zoo, petting zoos, snail, snails, slow, slows, wait, waits, waiting, long wait, long waits, impatient, impatience, oversize, oversized, amusement, amusements park, amusements parks, parent, parents, parenting, father, fathers, dad, dads, child, children, children's zoo, children's zoos
"Waiter, I'd like to order, unless I've eaten, in which case bring me the check."
Departures - Portaloo.
"No, the doctor isn't ready for you, but you have been bumped up to the real waiting room."
Tags:hospital, hospitals, clinic, clinics, doctor's office, doctor's office, medical, medicine, doctor, doctors, patient, patients, health, health care, healthcare, waiting room, waiting rooms, waiting area, waiting areas, long wait, long waits, waiting, wait times, real, going to the doctor, upgrade, upgrade, upgraded, bumped up, modern life