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"If we walk him, it will just add to our reputation for passivity and downright indolence."
Trial Balloons in Apartment 3-B
"We were too busy ignoring the warning signs to pay attention to the projected disaster."
Tags:risk, risk averse, risk aversion, avoid, avoiding, avoiding risk, avoid risk, warning sign, warning, warnings, warning signs, projected, projection, projections, disaster, business collapse, business failure, meeting, meetings, board, board meeting, boardroom, exec, execs, management, manager, managers, executive, executives, failure, fail, failed, disaster, ignorance, inaction, passive, passivity, procrastinate, procrastination, procrastinating, procrastinates
"Rosa's like family, and she's legal, too. Aren't you, dear?"
Tags:maid, maids, housemaid, housemaids, employee, employed, serve, serves, serving, servant, servants, family, family member, family members, treatment, treated, well treated, legal, legitimate, licit, show off, showing off, agree, agrees, agreeing, passive, unresistant, please, pleases, pleasing, care, caring
"I haven't actually whacked anyone in a while, but at this point I can get by purely on endorsements."
Tags:interrogate, interrogation, interrogates, interrogating, mob, mobs, mobster, mobsters, mob boss, mob bosses, mafia, mafia boss, mafioso, organised, organized, organised crime, organized crime, criminal, criminals, question, questioning, tortured, violence, violent, invert, inversion, subvert, subversion, subverted, subverting, subverts, inverts, clash, clashing, gangster, gangsters, gun, guns, pistol, consumerism, advertising, advert, adverts, advertise, advertised, endorse, endorsed, endorsements, endorsement, logo, logos, ad, ads, advert, adverts, corporate, sell out, sell-out, passive, big business
"Sometimes I think we want this more than he does."
Tags:student, students, graduate, graduates, graduations, graduation, college student, college graduate, college graduates, college graduation, university, universities, university student, university student, university students, university graduate, university graduates, university graduation, helicopter parent, helicopter parents, over parent, over parenting, overparent, overparenting, lazy, laziness, unmotivated, dependent, immature, immaturity, passive, passivity, childish
"Passive-aggressive isn't a problem. It's the passive-passive that I can't handle."
Tags:relationship difficulties, relationship issues, relationship, relationships, couple, couples, marital difficulties, passive-aggressive, passive aggressive, passive-aggressiveness, passive aggressiveness, passivity, passive, lazy, laziness, couch potato, couch potatoes, lazy boyfriend, lazy boyfriends, lazy partner, lazy partners, lay husband, lazy husbands
"You say 'meek,' but your records say 'passive-aggressive.'"
Tags:heaven, angel, angels, god, st. peter, st. peter's gate, gate, gates, entrance, entrances, judge, judges, judgement, judgement day, judging, death, after death, life after death, dead, modern, modern life, modernise, modernize, technology, computer, computers, record, records, history, data, meek, humble, passive, passive-aggressive, passive aggressive, unassuming, gentle, wordplay, word play
"You've had enough 'monkey see,' Edwards. We want some 'monkey do.'"
Tags:lazy, laziness, lazy worker, lazy workers, worker, workers, discipline, disciplines, disciplining, disciplined, monkey see, monkey do, copy, copies, copying, manager, managers, management, executive, executives, one to one, meeting, meetings, 1 2 1, 1 to 1, boss, bosses, observer, observers, observing, observation, observations, watch, watches, passive, passiveness, can-do, bad attitude, bad attitudes, attitude problem, attitude problems
'and you promise not to run off, right?'
'Not for me thanks, mate - I'm only a passive smoker.'
The Faith-Based Family
Tags:religion, religious, religions, faith, faithful, faiths, faithfully, trust, trusting, trusts, science, scientific, future forward, future, wish, wishes, wishful, wishful thinking, passive, passive consumption, active, proactive, pro active, proactivity, pro activity, pro-activity, pro-active, one day, family, family values, responsibility, responsible, shirk, shirking, coasting, along for the ride, kid, kids, child
"We need to rethink our strategy of hoping the Internet will just go away."
Tags:modern times, modern technology, modern attitudes, modern life, luddite, luddites, technophobe, technophobes, technophobia, out of touch, the internet, the web, internet, social networking, social media, online network, online networking, social networking, evolving technology, meeting, meetings, board meeting, board meetings, wishful thinking, out of date, out dated, outdated, out-dated, behind the times, passive, passivity, fruitless, futile, futility, ineffective, ineffectual, waste of time, too late
"I've warned you about the dangers of a too sedentary lifestyle!"
"I miss being a passive spectator."
Tags:spectator, spectators, passive, passiveness, passivity, participant, participants, participation, active participation, video game, video games, nostalgia, nostalgic, spectate, spectates, vr, virtual reality, headset, headsets, engage, engages, engagement, gamer, gamers, gaming, console, consoles, console gamer, console gamers
"At what point does this become our problem?"
"Rick, here, is totally passive, and you always have to be in control, so I thought you might like each other."
Tags:party, parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties, introductions, introducing, matchmaking, matchmaker, matchmakers, setting up, couple, couples, relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, date, dates, dating, blind date, blind dates, red flag, bad sign, passive, pushover, pushovers, control freak, control freaks, control, power, bossy, perfect couple, perfect match, love
How to Catch Passive People.
"For God's sake, have some populist rage."
Tags:populist, populism, rage, raging, angry, populists, politics, anger, angers, raged, enraged, calm, calmed, calms, apathetic, apathy, indifferent, politics, politic, political, marriage, husband, wife, husbands, wives, partner, spouse, spouses, partners, newspaper, news, current affairs, current events, newspapers, indifferent, passive, passivity, lethargy, unconcern, unconcerned, passive
It's all in how you ask ("Want some coffee?")
Museum of Tolerance
Tags:museum, museums, play on words, word play, word-play, pun, puns, shirt, shirts, fashions, fashionable, graphic tee, graphic shirt, graphics tee, museum store, museum shop, impassive, indifferent, indifference, passive, whatever, who cares, don't care, doesn't care, tolerance, tolerate, modern life, modern world, cynical, critic, social history
The Department of People waiting for Something to Happen...
Tags:corporation, corporate, workplace, department, departments, movers, shakers, movers and shakers, doers, action, take charge, leader, leaders, passive, passivity, follower, followers, hustle, clueless, organization, organizational behavior, group behavior, group dynamics, personality, personality type, aggressive
Where the Appalachian Trail Crosses the Path of Least Resistance
Tags:applachian trail, path of least resistance, lazy, laziness, hike, hiker, hikers, hiking, outdoors, great outdoors, outdoorsman, outdoorsmen, outdoors man, outdoors men, lazy, laziness, couch potato, couch potatoes, appalachians, mountain range, mountain ranges, watching tv, watching television, passive, passivity, sit, sits, sitting, sit around, sits around, sitting around, procrastinate, procrastinates, procrastinating, procrastination
"I won't be in the office today, my apathy is acting up again."
Tags:sick, off sick, sickness, ill, illness, call off sick, call in sick, depress, depressed, depression, apathy, lack of interest, lack of enthusiasm, unenthusiastic, lack of concern, unconcerned, bore, bored, boring, miserable, misery, unhappy, unhappiness, mental health, mental health awareness, stagnant, passive, passiveness, uninterested, repeat, routine, routines, monotony, monotonous, excuse, excuses, bad excuse, poor excuse, poor excuses, can't be bothered