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"Hold on a second. I have no idea where my ears are."
"Limbo as such has been phased out, but we'll be keeping you on hold for an unspecified amount of time."
Tags:religion, religious, death, dead, after death, afterlife, heaven, heaven's gate, entrance to heaven, st. peter's gate, saint peter's gate, pearly gates, st. peter, saint peter, angel, angels, god, limbo, purgatory, nothingness, uncertain, unspecified, unknown, phased out, gone, hold, holding, on hold, holds, time, waiting, technology, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, calls, call, calling, customer service, service
"Today's estimated hold time before your hand falls asleep is nine minutes."
"Please stay on the line. All of our customer-service representatives are kidding around and throwing paper airplanes at each other."
On hold, Rick listens to "As Time Goes By" over and over again.
Tags:bogart, humphrey bogart, hold music, on hold, classic film, classic films, classic movie, classic movies, as time goes by, help line, help lines, tech support, automated, automation, sad song, sad songs, ex, exes, ex-lover, ex-lovers, jilted, sorrow, sorrowful, weakness, achilles heel, weaknesses
"I've got tech support. I'm on hold for tech support translator."
"You've reached 911, and there's someone here who wants to say hello."
Tags:say hello, saying hello, pet, pets, pet lover, pet lovers, cat, cats, cat lover, cat lovers, 911, emergency, emergencies, emergency operator, emergency operators, cute, cuteness, overly cute, casual, out-of-place, police, call the police, calling the police, annoying, annoyance, annoyances, modern life, cat owner, cat owners, cat person, cat people, feline, felines, hold, holds, holding, on hold, emergency response, emergency responses, emergency response system, emergency response systems
"Due to unusually high wish volume, you may experience a greater hold time than usual. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause."
"Reservations, please. And while I wait, I'd like to hear Act II of 'Tosca' sung by Tito Gobbi and Maria Callas."
The Forever Stamp
Tags:forever, perpetual, evergreen, inevitable, inevitability, cynic, cynics, cynical, depressive, depressives, depressing, minutiae, minutia, on hold, impatient, impatience, wait, waits, insomnia, insomniac, insomniacs, traffic, traffic trouble, traffic troubles, heavy traffic, trig, trigonometry, trigonometry class, trigonometry classes, dinner, dinners, family dinner, family dinners, extended family, extended families, tax season, bored, boredom, frustration, frustrations, frustrating
"Your call is important to us. Please hold for four hours, howl obscenities, punch a hole in the wall, and hang up."
"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
'The principal is busy right now, so I have to put you on hold. Would you like to hear our mission statement sung by the school chorus?'
"Could you hold for a second? It's Call Waiting."
Tags:phone, phones, phone call, phone calls, tin can, tin cans, string, strings, can, cans, playground, playgrounds, recess, call waiting, hold, on hold, busy schedule, busy schedules, schedule, schedules, kid, kids, child, children, place on hold, places on hold, placing on hold, other line, other lines, second line, second lines, phone line, phone lines
"You can put me on hold, Ted, but I can't guarantee I'll be here when you get back."
"A man learns a great deal about himself when he's face to face with 49 minutes of tech support on-hold music."
Our menu has changed. To hear this message again, press 1. To hang up, press 2.
"Opportunity knocking? Can you hold?"
Tags:opportunity knocks, opportunity knocking, receptionist, receptionists, on hold, put on hold, wait, waiting, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, missed opportunity, missed opportunities, reject, rejected, rejection, rejections, phonecall, phonecalls, phone call, phone calls, business call, business calls
Staff are all busy having a cup of coffee and a bit of a sit down...please hold on, your call IS important to us!
"Do you mind listening to 'Eine Kleine Holdmusik'?"
Tags:phonecall, phonecalls, phone call, phone calls, held call, held calls, on hold, hold music, eine kleine waldmusik, forest music, waldmusik, nachtmusik, night music, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, wait, waiting, customer service, bad customer service, violin, violins, violinist, violinists, musician, musicians, mozart
'Your call is important to whoever we are after our last merger.'
'Thank you for holding - your call is important to us.'
'Try recording it again but this time, don't laugh when you say, 'Your call is important to us'.'
'Yes sir, we still have Mr Edwards on hold from last thursday...'
Hold, Hold, Hold, What you imagine all the phones look like at technical support.