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"How much are we supposed to tip the guy who followed us to our room and flicked the light switch?"
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"Come with me. I've found someone who'll talk square footage with you."
Tags:insecurity, relationships, obstacles, parties, language, insecurities, boring conversation, boring conversations, cocktail party, cocktail parties, small talk, making small talk, property inspector, property inspectors, square footage, property inspection, conversation partner, conversation partners, conversation, conversations, social grace, social graces, mankoff
How Trump's brain works.
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"I thought we had the sort of relationship where 'please' and 'thank you' were implicit."
The words 'Thank you ' take seconds to say, but mean so much.
'You don't have to say hello every time we pass.'
"What did I tell you about your elbows on the table?"
'I'm sorry sir, but I'm afraid that's inappropriate.'
"He'll see you now, but I should warn you â�� he secretly despises you."
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Fiddler on the Roof - Performed by Miss Parsons Finishing School
0 BC: Awkwardness in Bethlehem.
'We've only seen your house from outside. You'd never guess that it was nice inside.'
'Nice to meet you. I brought that same dress, Carol, but don't wear it anymore cause it makes me look fat.'
A courtesy car having an off day.
'It's a new idea - a cell phone booth, where people can talk privately without disturbing others.'
"Margareth is such a snob. Now, bedsides walking on two legs, she says that she is not a herbivore, but a vegan."
"Went that way Officer - bold as bras, out in the street - without a hat!"
'I don't say, 'Have a good one,' but somewhere in this phone I have an app that says it for me.'
Human Cull: People who don't thank you when you hold the door open for them.
Misery pretends to like company.
'Finally we meet.'
''How am I?' Tsk, you people who don't do facebook! I've got to make up a status update especially for you, have I?'
'Oh, please and thank you work okay, but I miss the old days as a baby when a blood-curdling shriek could get immediate service.'
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