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"I've bought home some work, which I'll be doing in my study. See you in the morning. Good night."
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"It's a poor heart that never rejoices!"
Tags:office, offices, office worker, office workers, office cubicle, office cubicles, monotony, monotonous, boredom, bored, humdrum, hum-drum, cubicle, cubicles, costume, costumes, dress up, dressing up, dressed up, banjo, banjos, banjo player, banjo players, bizarre, extravagant, extravagance, rejoice, rejoicing, abnormal, big personality, big personalities, uniform, uniformity, break the monotony, repetitiveness, repetitiveness, conform, conformist, nonconformist, nonconformists, idiom, idioms, saying, sayings
"I said, 'You're starting to get on my nerves'!"
Tags:desert, deserts, lost, lost in the desert, stranded, abandoned, abandon, stranded in the desert, desert cartoon, desert cartoons, annoy, annoying, annoyed, annoyance, bug, bugged, bugging, compete, competition, irony, cliche, derivative, repetitive, repetitiveness, repetition, agitate, agitated, agitating, exasperate, exasperate, exasperating, getting on your nerves
"I'll quit when it stops being fun."
"So you're anthropomorphic too? It's a small world."
"Do you mind if I use yet another sports analogy?"
Tags:sports, sport, sports fan, sports fans, sports enthusiast, sports enthusiast, sports analogy, sports analogies, baseball, baseball analogy, baseball analogies, repetition, repetitiveness, conversation, idiom, idioms, sports idiom, sports idioms, explain, explaining, condescend, condescending, boring, bored, boredom, drink, drinking, men drinking, at the pub, at the bar, one trick money, broken record, like a broken record
"Try to make it more interesting than last time,"
Tags:therapy, therapist, therapists, counselor, counselors, counseling, counsellor, counsellors, counselling, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, psychiatry, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, psychoanalysis, mental health, mental health problem, mental health disorder, mental health issues, mental health issues, mental health disorders, mental health problems, bored, bore, bores, boring, boredom, disinterested, interest, interests, monotony, monotonous, repetitive, repetitiveness
'Dear Diary... Still no change...'
"Every day at five. Like clockwork."
Tags:drinking, drinker, drinkers, regular, regulars, public house, public houses, pub, bar, customer, customers, clockwork toy, clockwork toys, wind up car, wind up cars, wind up toy, wind up toy, bartender, bartenders, patron, patrons, regular customer, regular customers, clockwork, schedule, schedules, routine, routines, repetitive, repetitiveness
I must not write Repetitively...
"In this meeting I will slowly read aloud everything in yesterday's email."
'Stop me if you've heard this before.'
Runner's Deja Vu
Wife waiting to add another thing her husband said before.
'And that was that song again...you know, the one we've played like 12 times today already...sigh.'
'Say, Dad - this story is the same as last night's story.'
'All you get are repeats these days.'
Bureaucrats on a windmill.
'Not beans on toast again.' - 'No, toast on beans. I dropped it.'
'When you caught yourself saying the repetitive never-ending TV commercials and couldn't stop doing it, you should have come to see me then!'
'I don't know about you, but I'm getting tired of frozen dinners!'
'Our meals are always the same. . .ticks, ticks, ticks.'
'Who's a pretty boy! Is that all you've got to say?'