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'Look, I really do want to talk to you about last night's 'lost'... it just feels a little cliched to do it right here.'
"We never talk anymore."
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"Polly want to abandon speaking of herself in the third person."
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'They say the secret to public speaking is to pick out one person in the audience and talk to him.' 'Well, did you?' 'Yeah. Unfortunately the person I picked out was snickering, pointing and whispering to the guy next to him.'
'I really think I could have loved you... if only you could talk like a normal person.'
"What she said - but louder, and with more authority."
Tags:sexist, sexists, workplace sexism, meeting, meetings, women in meetings, mansplaining, mansplainer, mansplainers, speaking up, speak up, speaking, airspace, male privilege, businessman, businessman, businesswoman, businesswomen, speaking louder, drown out, drowning out, louder, authority, authoritative, what she said
"The ginger root got the promotion because the ginger root is qualified."
Tags:food, fruit, fruits, vegetable, vegetables, veggie, veggies, talking, speaking, carrot, carrots, pear, pears, ginger root, business, businessman, businessmen, boss, bosses, executive, executives, exec, execs, manager, managers, management, office, offices, office life, employee, employees, worker, workers, promotion, promotions, promoted, qualified, qualifications
Stricken by a sudden case of laryngitis, Mrs. Gurtley switches to autoteacher.
'And now I would like to depart from my prepared text...'
"Permission to speak freely, sir!"
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, unhealthy relationship, unhealthy relationships, love, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, argument, arguments, arguing, fight, fights, fighting, conflict, conflicts, angry, anger, upset, military, officer, officers, solider, soldiers, permission, asking permission, permission to speak, speaking freely, speak freely, speak, speaking, not speaking, not on speaking terms
'He's got a lot of talent and everything, but I just don't think he's cut out for talk radio.'
"Summer's here. Do you want to start talking incessantly about tomatoes or corn?"
Tags:season, seasons, summer, summertime, food, vegetable, vegetables, veggies, tomato, tomatoes, corn, corn on the cob, corn-on-the-cob, talking, discussing, speaking, conversing, topic, topics, theme, themes, fresh, local, produce, incessantly, endlessly, ceaselessly, never stops talking, agriculture, farm, farms, farming, farmer, farmers, market, markets, chef, chefs, cook, cooks, barbecue, barbecues, barbeque, barbeques
"Sure, we have problems, but at least we can talk about them."
'In preparing for his big speech Thorton practices freezing mindlessly in front of a mirror.'
"There are some words I will not tolerate in this house-and 'awesome' is one of them."
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Running on Empty
Tags:running on empty, cocktail party, cocktail parties, small talk, talk, talks, talking, chat, chats, chatting, communicate, communicates, communicating, communication, speak, speaks, speaking, empty, thoughtless, mindless, mindlessness, chatter, chatters, chattering class, chattering classes, elite, elites, elitist, elitists, elitism
'I went through all one hundred and fifty channels and not a single thing on. So what the heck, want to talk?'
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The Itsy-Bitsy Motivational Spider,
"You've just raided your last patch!"
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An avid text messenger, Katie Hunter started using fewer vowels in her everyday speech.
'That's not speaking, that's barking Try again'
'Do you ever communicate as a family by just speaking?'
'Let's see,,, You're answering prayers until 9:30,, Your Armageddon meeting's been pushed to 2:00 and it looks like your speaking engagement in Mrs, Ingersol's head is postponed 'til Thursday,'
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Though he was ecstatic at the time, years later Mark would discover that his dog simply had a speech impediment.
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