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'Yes Sir, I finished the report two days ago - I'm just trying to decide on what font to use.'
Muffin having visitation with another muffin in a bakery display case
Tags:bakery, bakeries, pastry shop, pastry shops, display, displays, display case, display cases, baked goods, pastries, pastry, muffin, muffins, baker, bakers, cashier, cashiers, jail, jails, jailed, prison, prisons, incarceration, prisoner, prisoners, inmate, inmates, visitor, visitors, visitation, visiting, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, calling, through the glass
"He finally called, and it did kill him."
"And now, if I may, I'd like to put You on hold for a moment while I have a few words with Mammon."
Tags:religion, religious, god, pray, prayer, prayers, praying, bible, biblical, new testament, mammon, evil, business, businessman, businessmen, money, finances, wealth, wealthy, rich, greed, greedy, avarice, materialism, materialistic, communication, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, put on hold, hold, holding
"Well, we gave up on those chopsticks pretty quickly didn't we?"
Tags:untensil, utensils, cutlery, fork, forks, chopstick, chopsticks, chinese food, japanese food, asian food, thai food, vietnamese food, eastern culture, customs, tradition, assimilate, assimilation, assimilating, when in rome, telephone, telephones, giving up, trends, trendy, culture clash, hand coordination, xenophobia
"How about an apple split for a change?"
Tags:phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, calling, phone call, phone calls, telephone call, telephone calls, talking on the phone, talking on the telephone, phone conversation, phone conversations, telephone conversation, telephone conversations, fruit, fruits, banana, bananas, apple, apples, banana split, banana splits, pudding, puddings, dessert, desserts, angry, upset, change, changes, changing, different, doing something different, anthropomorphic, anthropomorphism, personification, food, talking food
"Today's estimated hold time before your hand falls asleep is nine minutes."
"Limbo as such has been phased out, but we'll be keeping you on hold for an unspecified amount of time."
Tags:religion, religious, death, dead, after death, afterlife, heaven, heaven's gate, entrance to heaven, st. peter's gate, saint peter's gate, pearly gates, st. peter, saint peter, angel, angels, god, limbo, purgatory, nothingness, uncertain, unspecified, unknown, phased out, gone, hold, holding, on hold, holds, time, waiting, technology, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, calls, call, calling, customer service, service
"And His Majesty sends you a great big kiss, too."
Tags:history, historical, medieval, king, kings, queen, queens, sovereign, sovereigns, ruler, rulers, monarch, monarchs, monarchy, royal, royalty, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, talking on the phone, talking on the telephone, conversation, conversations, kiss, greeting, greetings, modern life
'His lawyer wants his time-out reduced to ten minutes, time served.'
Tags:lawyer, lawyers, solicitor, solicitors, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, calling, called, caller, callers, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, dad, dads, father, fathers, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, fatherhood, motherhood, punishments, the flying mccoys, flying mccoys
"Please stay on the line. All of our customer-service representatives are kidding around and throwing paper airplanes at each other."
And after our practice sessions, I can't stress this enough - Do not breathe directly into the headset. It scares people.
Tags:call, calls, calling, caller, callers, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, center, centers, centre, centres, train, trains, training, trainer, practice, practices, breathe, breathes, headset, headsets, scare, scary, scares, scaring, uncomfortable, direct, directs, directly, the argyle sweater, argyle sweater
"I should warn you, I'm expecting a call."
"Brooks Brothers? Arthur T. Stargis here. I believe a mistake has been made."
Tags:phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, calling, fashion, styles, clothes, clothing, clothier, clothiers, menswear, men's fashion, men's clothing, men's clothes, t-shirt, t-shirts, casual, informal, order, orders, mistake, mistakes, error, errors, unhappy, upset, angry, complaining, complaint, complaints, customer service, service, formal, straight-laced, stiff, generation gap, generational gap, modern fashion, fashionable, trend, trends, trendy, old age, ageing, aging, getting old, getting older, growing old, growing older, middle age, middle-age
"Must you people always call at dinnertime?"
Tags:dog, dogs, animal, animals, talking dog, talking dogs, talking animal, talking animals, pup, puppy, puppies, canine, canines, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, dog owner, dog owners, cold call, cold calls, sales, salesman, saleswoman, salesperson, dining, dinner, eating, food, foods, dog food, telephone, telephones, phone, phones, telemarketer, telemarketers
A man walks through the desert on a landline.
"You bet I'd love a free trip to Cancún."
Tags:phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, calling, phone call, phone calls, telephone call, telephone calls, talking on the phone, talking on the telephone, phone conversation, phone conversations, telephone conversation, telephone conversations, telemarketing, telemarketer, telemarketers, tele-marketing, tele-marketer, tele-marketers, cold calling, cold calls, cold caller, cold callers, scam, scams, con, cons, fraud, trickery, free, free trip, free trips, cancun, mexico, won, winner, winners, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, travel, cruise, cruises, you've won, gullible, naive, stupid, dumb, incompetent, incompetents, incompetence, king, kings, sovereign, sovereigns, ruler, rulers, monarch, monarchs, monarchy, royal, royalty, guard, guards, knight, knights, modern life, too good to be true
"Nuts to you, too."
Tags:phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, talking on the phone, talking on the telephone, conversation, conversations, animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, rodent, rodents, squirrel, squirrels, nut, nuts, nuts to you, expression, expressions, idiom, idioms, wordplay, word play
"Well, damn, Camembert, you called to tell me you're runny?"
'You've only got a few days left to use up your healthcare benefits for the year. I'm going to call to see if I can get you in for a colonoscopy.'
Tags:colonoscopy, colonoscopies, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, line, lines, cable, cables, wire, wires, health insurance, medical insurance, health cover, medical cover, appointment, appointments, doctor, doctors, benefit, benefits, husband, husbands, wife, wives, hospitals, real life adventures
Old MacDonald Checks His Voice Mail.
Tags:animal, animals, animal sounds, animal noises, farm, farms, farming, farmer, farmers, livestock, cow, cows, chicken, chickens, pig, pigs, sheep, song, songs, children's song, children's songs, old macdonald had a farm, lyrics, famous, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, voice mail, voice mails, voicemail, voicemails, answering machine, answering machines, message, messages, cluck, baa, moo, oink, technology
"Let me see what my mother wants — aside from attention."
Tags:woman, women, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, parent, parents, daughter, daughters, attention, attention-seeking, attention-seeker, attention-seekers, attention-hog, attention-hogs, needy, attachment, attachment issues, separation anxiety, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, calling, text, texts, texting, message, messages, messaging, mother-daughter relationships, family, families
"She's right here. She's doing some dishes and testing the tensile strength of Lycra."
Tags:relationship, relationships, marriage, marriages, married life, husband, husbands, wife, wives, housework, dishes, doing the dishes, washing the dishes, dishwashing, cleaning up, kitchen, kitchens, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, phone call, phone calls, telephone calls, telephone calls, talking on the phone, pants, trouser, tight, too tight, tight pants, tight trousers, fashion, women's fashion, women's clothing, women's clothes, fabric, fabrics, synthetic fabric, synthetic fabrics, tensile strength, clothes, clothing, room pants, house wear, leisure wear, women, woman, stereotype, stereotypes
"I can assure you this call is perfectly legal. Timmy's driving."
'Dear, I'm going to be late. I have lots of paperwork to do.'
Tags:paper, papers, paper work, paperwork, origami, fold, folds, folding, folded, excuse, excuses, call, calls, calling, called, caller, callers, telephone, telephones, phone, phones, wife, wives, girlfriends, office worker, office workers, work, works, working, worked, worker, the flying mccoys, flying mccoys