Search by Search ID or Tag or use the Advanced Search
"You are about to experience something rare in your life, Stan—rejection."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, dating, date, dates, couple, couples, boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, rejection, rejected, rejecting, experience, experiences, new, rare, women, woman, breakup, breakups, breaking up, break up, break ups, break-up, break-ups, dumped, dumping
"I appreciate the overture, Nick, but I'm trying to cut down on after-work cocktails with Mr. Wrong."
Tags:colleague, colleagues, hitting on, hit on, ask out, asking out, overture, overtures, make a move, making a move, date, dating, dates, romance, office romance, office romances, workplace romance, workplace romances, put down, put downs, rejection, reject, rejects, rejecting, let down gently, mr wrong, wrong man, wrong match, bad match
"That fellow over there would like to buy you a drink, have you refuse it, and then ask you to step outside for a moment."
Tags:old west, wild west, western, westerns, saloon, saloons, bar, bars, pub, pubs, bartender, bartenders, server, servers, barkeep, barkeeps, barkeeper, barkeepers, patron, patrons, customer, customers, cowboy, cowboys, drink, drinks, drinking, drinking alcohol, alcohol, alcoholic, order, orders, ordering, refusing, rejecting, rejection, starting a fight, fight, fights, conflict, conflicts, bar fight, bar fights
"I'm sorry, but you didn't recognize me as the Messiah when I had braces and glasses."
Tags:braces, glasses, nerd, nerds, nerdy, nerdiness, late bloomer, late bloomers, rejection, rejections, rejecting, cool, coolness, popular, popular kid, popularity, popular kids, unpopular, class reunion, class reunions, reunion, reunions, glasses, messiah, messiahs, christ, jesus christ, christian, christians, christianity, recognition, recognize, recognizes, recognizing, cool kid, cool kids, loser, losers, reject, rejects, rejection, rejections
"Unfortunately, due to the sheer volume of submissions, we're unable to personally insult every author."
"Tell them to go to hell, but in a nice way."
"The people in my new novel have started rejecting print media. That's a bad omen."
Tags:writer, writers, author, authors, writing, book, books, novel, novels, print media, media, character, characters, fictional character, fictional characters, bad omen, bad sign, bad omens, bad signs, reject, rejecting, rejection, rejections, magazine, magazines, tabloid, tabloids, periodical, newspaper, newspapers, publication, publications, out-of-work, unemployment, technology, modern life
Tunnel of Tough Love
Tags:the tunnel of love, tough love, break up, break ups, break-up, break-ups, split up, splitting up, split ups, split-up, split-ups, amicable break up, reject, rejected, rejecting, bad relationship, bad relationships, cliche, cliches, amusement ride, amusement rides, theme park ride, theme park rides
"Most emphatic rejection of foreign tissue I've ever seen!"
Tags:foreign body, foreign bodies, foreign tissue, transplant, transplants, transplanting, surgery, surgeries, organ donor, organ donors, organ donation, organ donations, rejection, rejections, rejecting, eject, ejects, ejection, ejections, ejecting, surgeon, surgeons, operating room, operating rooms, operation, operations
"Ordinarily, we'd love to come, but we don't want to miss a single minute of tonight's pledge drive."
Tags:pledge drive, pledge drives, funding drive, funding drives, fundraiser, fundraisers, fundraising, public television, public funding, publicly funded, television, televisions, watching television, tv, tvs, watching tv, t.v., t.v.s, watching t.v., invite, invites, invitation, invitations, rejecting, rejection, turning down, excuse, excuses, boring, old age, middle-age, middle-aged, middle age, middle aged, elderly, senior, seniors, senior citizen, senior citizens, staying in
"I don't need good beach reading, Ma. I need good prison reading."
Tags:beach read, beach reads, beach reading, read, reads, reader, readers, reading, prison, prisons, prisoner, prisoners, inmate, inmates, incarcerated, incarcerate, incarcerates, incarcerating, good read, good reads, book recommendation, book recommendations, recommend, recommends, visitor, visitors, visiting hour, visiting hours, inappropriate, literature, critic, critics, critique, critiques, reject, rejects, rejecting, rejection, rejections, unhelpful
"Great PowerPoint, Kevin, but the answer is no."
Tags:proposal, proposals, marriage proposals, engaged, engagement, engagements, laptop, laptops, rejection, rejections, rejecting, turnoff, turnoffs, turn off, turn offs, slideshow, slideshows, presentation, presentations, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, businesspeople, fiance, fiances, fiancee, fiancees, suitor, suitors, unsuitable, uninterested, lack of interest, analytical, analytical mind, analytical minds, logic, logical choice, logical choices, mindset, mindsets
"Well, I had a lovely evening, but now I've got to hurry up ahead and try to lose you on a side street."
Tags:dating, date, dinner date, formal date, first date, bad date, breakup, break up, broken up, broke up, dislike, mismatch, unmatched, uninterested, online dating, blind date, set up, run away, runaway, ditched, stood up, perfect match, singles, single, white lie, white lies, lie, lies, lying, liar, liars, blind date, blind dates, nightmare, nightmares, rejection, rejections, harsh, rejecting, reject, rejects
"Well, who's it from? I don't take blind submissions."
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, talking pet, talking pets, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, talking dog, talking dogs, dog, dogs, canine, canines, dog owner, dog owners, fetch, fetching, playing fetch, joke, jokes, joking, jest, jests, jesting, rejection, rejections, rejecting, refusing, refusal, refusals, haughty, stuck up, stuck-up, conceited, snobby, snobbish, arrogant
'I said my first no today...'
Rejected by the school of hard knocks.
Tags:school of hard knocks, bourgeois, bourgeoisie, reject, rejects, rejection, rejections, rejecting, rejection letter, rejection letters, working class, working classes, common person, common people, everyday person, everyday people, life lesson, life lessons, learning lessons, learn, learns, learning, higher education
"Did you hear that, Dave? She just told me to drop dead!"
'The transplant went okay, but your insurance company is rejecting the bill.'
'That's his 14th interview.'
'You'll marry me? Really? Then forget it! I can't be with someone who's standards are that low!'
'You know, I'll always think of the song that's on the jukebox right now as...our song. Luckily, I've always hated it.'
'You know, Charlene, I never believe it when a woman says she can't go out with me because's staying in to wash her hair, but your story has the ring of truth. Have fun washing your beret tonight.'