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"Are you busy or are you at work?"
A recent study found frequent use of cell phones can present a serious health risk to the incredibly inconsiderate.
"If I ever make a phone call from a bus, do something about me."
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"No - I'm not listening to my radio!"
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"I'm sorry, could you hold that thought too? I really need to take this call."
"I can't talk now - he's right here."
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The Black Hole Of Messages
"Hey, can you guys tone it down a notch while I take this..."
"I'm sick of you going off on me all the time!"
'... So I'm standing near this old guy and he's using an old, giant cell phone-- I mean this thing is ridiculous! Hahahaha!'
"Put that phone away!"
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"Here, let me kill our conversation by looking it up on Wikipedia."
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Please ensure your cell phones are turned off.
"Must you look at your phone when I'm talking to you?"
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"Excuse me - I'm trying to have private conversation here!"
'Ahem. No txtng PLZ."
'Can I call you back? I've got a dinner to go to.'
'Oh...the IRS called. Something about an audit. I told them we weren't interested.'
'Before we begin, please turn off all cell phones, even the ones with 'Wedding March' ringtones.'
"I need to take this call outside."
'Gotta run. I'm late for a lecture on answering the phone while out on a date.'
"Ladies and gentlemen, please charge your phones and be uploading..."
"Can't talk now David, I'm in a meeting - with you."
"Please turn off mobiles so as not to spoil others' enjoyment of the elevator music."
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"Oh sure, I can talk now."