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"Cheer up, Jimbo -- It's only a matter of time before one of those big executive searches going on out there stumbles across you."
Tags:boyfriend, girlfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, husband, wife, husbands, wives, couple, couples, marriage, married, marry, relationship, relationships, spouse, spouses, sarcasm, sarcastic, unemployment, unemployed, unrealistic, unrealistic expectations, job search, career path, careers, career, job, jobs, condescending, patronizing, patronising, nagging, nag, bother, bothering, annoy, annoying, pestering, pester
"Forty years' loyal service—I'm taking him to lunch."
Tags:business man, business men, business people, business person, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, executive, executives, manager, managers, boss, bosses, business executive, business executives, business manager, business managers, hierarchy, hierarchies, business hierarchy, business hierarchies, service, loyal service, employee, employees, loyal, loyalty, lunchtime, lunchtimes, going to lunch, lunch, lunches, respect, respected, patronise, patronising
"I understand you see yourself in legal, but we see you as a large cuddly stuffed toy."
Tags:dino, dinos, dinosaur, dinosaurs, career ladder, the career ladder, career progression, stuffed toy, stuffed toys, stuffies, legal, lawyer, lawyers, attorney, attorneys, hopes and dream, ambition, ambitious, ambitions, aspiration, aspiration, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, disappointment, disappointments, legal profession, the legal profession, paralegal, paralegals, legal assistant, legal assistants, patronise, patronising, patronize, patronizing
"Hey! You forgot your stupid little ideas printed in bold type."
Tags:offices, office work, office worker, office workers, office politics, office bully, office bullies, office bullying, presentation, presentations, meeting, meetings, business meeting, business meetings, board meeting, board meetings, corporate culture, self important, self importance, self-important, self-importance, type, type face, type faces, insult, insults, insulting, insulted, pester, pestering, take down, take-down, belittle, belittling, patronise, patronising, patronize, patronizing
For Today's Dad
Tags:bitter, bitterness, bitterly, daddy issues, daddy problems, fatherhood, fathers, fathers and sons, dad, dads, parent, parents, parenting, redundancy, redundant, competitive, competitively, cards, card, unemployed, unemployment, complex, oedipal complex, oedipus complex, patronise, patronising, patronised, patronises, retired, retires, retire, retiree, modern, modern family, unhappy families, family matters, modern life, greetings cards, greeting cards, father's day, fathers day
"Please, R.K., stop mothering me."
Tags:maternal, maternity, maternal instinct, instincts, instinctual, mother, mothers, mothering, mothered, mothers, sexism, exec, executive, executives, chief exec, chief execs, boss, bosses, businessman, business man, business woman, businesswoman, patronising, patronised, patronizing, patronized, mom, moms, mum, mums, modern, modern world, stereotype, stereotypes, gender role, gender roles
"You're not stepping on it right."
"You've got your scales on backward."
"It's your job to dream of things that never were and ask 'why not' and it's my job to tell you."
Tags:executives, executive, business executives, business executive, business executives, manager, managers, boss, bosses, business manager, business managers, boss, bosses, management style, managements styles, idea, ideas, idea person, idea people, hierarchy, hierarchies, office hierarchy, office hierarchies, patronise, patronize, patronising, patronizing, belittle, belittling
"I suggest you air your woes through the media."
"Hey! Love the way women are beginning to laugh at themselves."
A condescending testicle
"You're going out there an annoying, mannered girl, but you're going to come back an indie queen."
Tags:indie, indie cinema, movie, movies, film, film producer, film producers, director, directors, film industry, movie industry, indie movie, indie movies, indie film, indie films, insult, insults, gender issues, hollywood, #metoo, patronise, patronising, patronize, patronizing, mannered, actor, actors, acting
"Just relax completely..don't worry if you don't understand everything, that will just be because you're stupid."
'The worst thing about getting old is having to your childrens' advice.'
"And, when addressing subordinates, always use baby-talk." Insensitivity training
"Want to know what I think?"
Tags:baseball, baseballs, huddle, team huddle, team, wrong team, side, sides, switch sides, batter, bat, batting, pitch, pitcher, pitcher's mound, mound, team meeting, opinion, opinionated, unwanted, unwanted opinion, input, unwanted input, unsolicited, inappropriate, eavesdrop, eavesdropping, unhelpful, not helping, sport, sports, live sport, sporting, bad sport, unsolicited advice, bad advice, unwanted advice, patronise, patronising, patronised, patronize, patronizing, patronized, talk down
"That concludes our broadcast day. Go to bed."
Tags:broadcast, broadcasts, broadcasting, broadcaster, broadcasters, tv broadcaster, tv broadcasters, tv broadcasting, television broadcaster, television broadcasters, television broadcasting, bedtime, bedtimes, instruction, instructions, order, orders, patronise, patronising, patronize, patronizing, late night, late nights, staying up late
"Go ahead, Albertson. Ask Toby for a raise. It'll be cute."
Tags:dog, dogs, pet, pets, pet dog, pet dogs, cute dog, cute dogs, manager, managers, boss, bosses, executive, executives, business executive, business executives, business manager, business manager, raise, raises, pay rise, pay rises, pay-rise, pay-rises, hierarchy, office hierarchy, office hierarchies, hierarchies, management, patronise, patronising, patronize, patronizing, belittle, belittling, tease, teasing, disappointment, false hope, false hopes
STRIP *Community Care * 'client empowerment' policy
"I know I'm being patronized, But I Can't help it. They say 'Good Boy' and my tail just wags."
Tags:good boy, good boys, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, dog owner, dog owners, dog, dogs, pup, pups, puppy, puppies, animal, animals, office, offices, businessman, businessmen, business, businesses, executive, executives, vent, venting, complain, complaining, patronizing, patronising, patronized, patronised
Tags:deer, deers, patronise, patronising, pun, puns, play on words, address, addressing, formal address, dictate, dictating, dictation, pa, pas, personal assistant, personal assistants, secretary, secretaries, spell it out, spelling it out, spelling, homonym, homonyms, easy mistake, easy mistakes, taking dictation, writing a letter, writing letters
Hamlet vs. Amazon Prime
Tags:online shipping, online retailer, online retailers, online retail, e-commerce, ecommerce, moral, moral dilemma, moral dilemmas, local business, local businesses, patron, patrons, patronize, patronizes, patronizing, patronise, patronising, convenient, convenience, support local business, support local businesses, brick and mortar, hamlet, to be or not to be, dilemma, dilemmas, responsibility, consumer, consumers, consumption, modern life, modern times, modern update, modern updates, free shipping, shop locally, shopping locally, local store, local stores, local business, local businesses, guilt, guilty, conscience, consciences
"Mrs Potkins, I'm feeling inadequate, send someone in for me to patronise!"
"Remember to mention how we miss the change of seasons in L.A. It means so much to people who are still back here in New York