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"I've never seen him pause next to anyone longer!"
"And what is your preference in wine-single or double figures?"
Tags:restaurant, restaurants, dining out, eating out, meal, meals, dining, waiter, waiters, server, servers, service, customer service, order, orders, ordering, menu, menus, drink, drinks, drinking, drinking alcohol, alcohol, alcoholic, wine, wine taster, wine tasters, sommelier, sommeliers, wine steward, wine stewards, wine waiter, wine waiters, choosing wine, price, prices, expensive, cheap, preference, choice, choices, choosing, deciding, decision, decisions, money, single, double, figures, numbers
"Do you have these apples in green?"
Tags:apple, apples, fruit, fruit seller, fruit sellers, fruit stand, fruit stands, produce, preference, preferences, entitled, entitlement complex, entitlement complexes, green apple, green apples, red apple, red apples, preference, preferences, grocery, groceries, grocery store, grocery stores, supermarket, supermarkets, upper class, upper classes, request, requests
"I've been over-compensated, and I've been under-compensated and 'over' is better."
Tags:rich person, rich people, the one percent, the 1 percent, wealth divide, wealth gap, compensation, over compensation, over-compensation, under compensation, under-compensation, over compensated, over-compensated, under compensated, under-compensated, exploit, exploitation, preference, preferences, unfair, overcompensation, executives, executive, business executives, business executive, business executives, manager, managers, boss, bosses, business manager, business managers, investment, investments, investor, investors
"So much for nepotism."
Tags:religion, religious, bible, new testament, jesus, jesus christ, crucifixion, death of jesus, death of jesus christ, good friday, cross, crosses, crucifix, crucifixes, history, historical, biblical times, ancient, nepotism, favouritism, favoritism, bias, preferential treatment, preferred treatment, preference, preferences, family, families, relatives, children, politics, business, capital punishment
"Peace on Earth, good will toward crows."
Tags:selfish, self-interest, self-interested, prayer, prayers, pray, prays, praying, peace on earth, world peace, nature, animal, animals, selfishness, bug, bugs, turtle, turtles, chipmunk, chipmunks, frog, frogs, crow, crows, god, ego, egotist, egotists, egotistical, species, preference, preferences, self-involved
'I appreciate the fact that you're a computer whiz, Allan, but I'd prefer that you actually laugh out loud at my jokes.'
"We decided to hang on to the old black-and-white set for watching colorized films."
Tags:colorize, colorizes, colorizing, colourise, colourises, colourising, colorized film, colorized films, colorized movie, colorized movies, colourised film, colourised films, black and white, black & white, b&w, classic film, classic films, classic movie, classic movies, tv set, tv sets, classic film, classic films, integrity, artistic integrity, preference, preferences, movie lover, movie lovers, film buff, film buffs, director's intent, pretentious, pretentious, pretentiousness
"Ordinarily, I lean toward a land-based-MX system. But when I have a few drinks I lean toward those little submarines."
Tags:missile, missiles, nuclear war, nuclear wars, nuke, nukes, nuclear bomb, nuclear bombs, atom bomb, atom bombs, atomic bomb, atomic bombs, sub, subs, submarine, submarines, drunk, drunks, drunken, military industrial complex, military industry, military industries, bar, bars, preference, preferences, world war 3, world war iii, world war, world wars, holocaust, nuclear holocaust, icbm, icbms, hawk, hawks, war hawk, war hawks
"It doesn't matter what you like - according to the demographics, this is the car for you."
Tags:car, statistics, statistician, statisticians, cars, car salesmen, car salesman, car sale, car sales, auto dealership, auto dealerships, car dealership, car dealerships, demographic, demographics, shopping, shopper profile, shopper profiles, personal taste, preference, preferences, consumer data
"I'm going across the street for a sandwich and coffee. Can I get you something?"
Tags:sandwich, sandwiches, coffee, coffees, lunch, lunches, lunch break, lunch breaks, order, orders, ordering, co-worker, co-workers, colleague, colleagues, option, options, dine, dines, dining, eat out, eats out, eating out, fancy restaurant, inedible, inedible food, hipster, hipsters, fine dining, cuisine, preference, preferences, simple food, simple foods, comfort food, comfort foods
"This place was better before they tore it down."
Tags:restaurant, restaurants, cafe, cafes, change, demolition, building demolition, demolished, demolished building, demolished business, eating out, dining out, customer, customers, patron, patrons, preference, closed down, closing down, closed for business, blind, blindness, local restaurant, local restaurants, hole in the wall, holes in the wall, hipster, hipsters, critique, critiques, criticism, criticisms
"The leftovers sound good."
"You have reached our 800 number. . . . If you are a preferred account, please dial B-I-G-S-H-O-T now. . . . If you are an ordinary account, dial J-O-E-B-L-O-W now. . . . If you have a service complaint, dial G-E-T-L-O-S-T now."
Tags:automation, automated, big shot, big shots, status, statuses, separate status, separate statuses, complaint, complaints, complaints line, complaints lines, ordinary person, ordinary people, hotline, hotlines, helpline, helplines, help line, help lines, preference, preferential treatment, unhelpful, bank, banks, banking, tech support, technical support, big bank, big banking, support line, support liens, customer support, customer support line, customer support lines
"So, … do you prefer possum or opossum?''
"Oh, hiring's O.K., but firing provides a real sense of closure."
Tags:hierarchy, unemployment, business, executives, offices, businessmen, hiring, hirings, firing, firings, corporate culture, corporate hierarchy, corporate hierarchies, closure, sense of closure, gain closure, gaining closure, preference, preferences, boss, bosses, manager, managers, management, middle manager, middle managers, mankoff
"A first-class stamp, please. Something casual."
Tags:first class, class, bar, bars, bar tender, stamps, stamp, high class, high society, middle class, upper class, post, postal, post office, clerk, letter, letters, preference, informal, informality, casual, keep it casual, keeping it casual, keeping things casual, laid back, mail, mails, mailing, letter, letters, appearance, appearances
"For what it's worth, 'Yo-ho-ho and chilled Pinot Grigio' actually rhymes."
Tags:pirate, pirates, yarr, peg leg, peg legs, hook, hooks, hook hand, pirate captain, amputate, amputations, half and half, half, halfs, limbs, blown off, blown-off, missing limb, missing limbs, body bits, limb, loss of limb, amputated, pirate captain, play on words, word play, word-play, pirate ship, pirateer, privateer, privateers, buccaneer, buccaneers, rhyme, rhymes, sea shanty, sing, singing, song, songs, masculinity, drink, drinks, drinking, alcohol, preference
"And my spittoon will go right about there."
Tags:spittoon, spittoons, plan, plans, planning commission, planning commissions, western, westerns, cowboy, cowboys, old west, pioneer, pioneers, homesteader, homestead, homesteads, settler, settlers, settling, hygiene, hygienic, build your own home, building your own home, architect, architects, architecture, preference, preferences, priority, priorities, priority list, priority lists, spit bucket, spit buckets, spits, spitting, tobacco, chewing tobacco, dip, dips, dipping
"I'd love to swap. Where's the zebra?"
Tags:zebra, lion, lions, eat, eats, eating, man eater, man eaters, man-eating, lunch, lunches, swap, swaps, swapping, trade, trades, trading, packed lunch, packed lunches, preference, preferences, variety, picky eater, picky eaters, school lunch, school lunches, cafeteria, cafeterias, school cafeteria, school cafeterias, lunch room, lunch rooms, student, students
"Well, I think it's drawing far too well."
Tags:drawing, drawings, draw, draws, wind, winds, windy, open window, open windows, fire, fires, fireplace, fireplaces, draw the curtains, drawing the curtains, draft, drafts, drafty, blow, blows, blowing, blown around, blowing around, suck up, sucks up, butler, butlers, cold, coldness, cold-natured, preference, preferences
Food Wars: "Thrilla in Peekskilla"
Tags:comic, comics, comic strip, food, foods, fruit, fruits, honeydew, melon, melons, fraught, awkward, argument, arguments, row, rows, pointless, food wars, pepper, peppers, green peppers, foodie, foodies, preference, prefer, preferred, stuck in the middle, awkwardness, awkward situation, awkward position, difficult position, catch-22, catch twenty two, battle, battles, fight, fights, domestic, domestics, insult, insults, insulting, insulted
A vampire sprinkles salt on a maiden's neck.
Tags:vampire, vampires, vampirism, salt, salts, salting, taste, tastes, tasty, bite, bites, biting, neck, necks, throat, throats, season, seasons, seasoning, season to taste, preference, preferences, salt lover, salt lovers, blood pressure, maiden, maidens, blood, drink blood, drinks blood, drinking blood, horror, horror movie, horror film, horror films, monster film, monster films
"Oscar Meyer or Hormel?"
Tags:food, food shopping, food store, food stores, grocery, groceries, grocery shopping, grocery store, grocery stores, supermarket, supermarkets, brand, brands, meat, processed meat, call, calls, calling, talking on the phone, talking on the telephone, preference, preferences, preferred, choice, choices, decision, decisions, choosing, deciding, modern life
"It's Brooklyn clam chowder - you got a problem with that?"
Tags:clam chowder, clam chowders, chowder, chowders, chowder recipe, chowder recipes, boston, new york, recipe, recipes, brooklyn, aggressive, aggressor, aggressors, chef, chefs, cook, cooks, cooking, recipe, recipes, outrage, outraged, outrageous, preference, preferences, personal preference, personal preferences, food snob, food snobs, snob, snobs, foodie, foodies