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'That's how much time your HMO allots for bypass surgery.'
Bob's revelation that the key to putting things in proper perspective is timing...
"I'm late! I'm late! For a very important - we're not putting labels on it right now!"
"Is this a bad time to talk about global warming?"
Tags:global warming, race car, race cars, racecar, racecars, race, races, racing, global warming, fossil fuel, fossil fuels, refuel, refuels, refueling, gas, gasoline, environment, environmentalist, environmentalists, environmentalism, bad timing, timing, bad time, bad times, inconvenient, inconvenient timing, pit stop, pit stops, pit crew, pit crews, racer, car race, car races, internal combustion engine, gadfly, gadflies, annoying, annoyance, annoyances
Though the R-331 was used exactly one time, it is still generally recognized as the worlds first alarm clock.
A line of buses with signs reading: "7 Buses Right Behind This One"; "6 Buses Right Behind This One"; "5 Buses Right Behind This One"
Tags:urban, urban life, city, cities, city life, life in the city, new york, ny, new york city, public transportation, transportation, bus, buses, taking the bus, waiting for a bus, bus station, bus stations, bus stand, bus stands, bus stop, bus stops, passenger, passengers, commute, commuting, commuter, commuters, traffic, timing, schedule, schedules, timetable, timetables, sign, signs, street scene, street scenes, line of buses, right behind, directly behind, many buses, come at the same time, come at once
For years he had spent every free moment working on his perpetual motion machine. So far, he was up to 18 seconds.
"The summer went so fast."
"My wife! The good silver!"
Tags:infidelity, unfaithfulness, cheat, cheater, cheaters, two timing, two timer, two timers, adulterer, adulterers, extramarital, extramarital sex, dish and spoon, the dish and the spoon, the dish ran away with the spoon, hey diddle diddle, caught, silverware, crockery, cutlery, two-timer, two-timers, two, timing, nursery rhyme, nursery rhymes
Tags:caveman, cavemen, cavewoman, cavewomen, stone age, bc, b.c., early humans, cave-dweller, cave dwellers, prehistory, prehistoric, patent, patents, patent office, patent offices, patented, patents office, patent attorney, patenting, patents offices, intellectual property, intellectual properties, intellectual copyright, intellectual property law, intellectual property laws, intellectual property right, intellectual property rights, intellectual property theft, ideas, idea, invention, inventions, inventor, inventors, copycat, copycats, innovation, innovators, innovate, rock, rocks, timing, too late, late, discovery, discoveries, multiple discovery, multiple discovery, simultaneous discovery, simultaneous discoveries
'Charles, I want you to meet Joel. You have lots in common. He also thinks he knows how to time the market.'
"Face it - there is no good time to get married, have children, and move to Jersey."
Tags:have children, children, kids, married, marriage, kid, marries, life, decision, decisions, time, timing, timed, life planning, planned, jersey, new jersey, jersey city, life advice, advice, advise, advising, adviser, relationship, relationships, marry, have kids, move house, moving house, middle age, middle-age, average life, typical, no good time
'I can't promise miracles, but the lung-enhancement surgery should cut, oh, I'd say two or three minutes off your time in the mile.'
Tags:doctor, doctors, lung, lungs, breath, breaths, breathe, breathing, breathes, run, runs, running, ran, runner, runners, sprint, sprints, sprinting, sprinted, sprinter, sprinters, enhance, enhanced, enhances, enhancing, enhancer, enhancers, marathon, marathons, time, timed, times, timing, in the bleachers
'You're late for work again, Hayes. What's your lame excuse this time?'
"9:35. Oh, good. My life is right on schedule."
Man walking by a dry cleaner's with a sign in the window saying "All work completed when you least expect it".
Tags:dry cleaner, dry cleaners, dry cleaning, dry-cleaning, dry-cleaner, dry-cleaners, cleaner, cleaners, cleaning, laundry, laundromat, laundromats, doing laundry, washing clothes, washing clothing, sign, signs, signage, time, times, timing, surprise, surprises, expectation, expectations, expecting, expect, completed, completion, schedule, schedules, scheduling
Zero Dark Thirtysomething
Tags:thirtysomething, thirtysomethings, seal team six, second thought, second thoughts, doubt, doubts, doubting, career, careers, career path, career paths, bad time, bad timing, awkward, awkward timing, timing, killer, killers, killing, seal team 6, job, jobs, worker, workers, progress, progresses, progression
"It's very awkward when it sticks like that!"
Tags:trap, traps, trap door, trap doors, trapdoor, trapdoors, stick, sticks, sticking, clamp, clamps, clamp down, clamps down, clamping down, kill, kills, killing, killer, killers, haunted house, haunted houses, serial killers, spike, spikes, iron maiden, iron maidens, home repair, home repairs, stick, sticks, sticking, sticking door, sticking doors, nuisance, nuisances, mistime, mistimes, mistimed, time, timing
"So when exactly is it a good time for my tantrum?"
Tags:tantrum, tantrums, bad behaviour, bad behavior, supermarket, supermarkets, grocery shopping, grocery, groceries, grocery shop, food shopping, bad timing, good timing, temper, tempers, child, kid, kids, grocery store, store, mother, mom, cart, fit, throwing a fit, ill-behaved, schedule, schedules, scheduling, fit in, fits in, fitting in, calendar, calendars, convenient time, convenient times, convenient timing, bad time, bad timing, timing, good timing, toddler, toddlers, parent, parents, parenting
'Forget it. I'm sick of playing hide-and-seek.'
Tags:abandoned, abandon, remote island, remote islands, castaway, castaways, desert island, desert islands, hide and seek, hide and go seek, hide-and-seek, passing time, time, times, timing, timed, games, game, gaming, gamed, play, playing, played, plays, player, players, bored, boredemthe flying mccoys, flying mccoys
'This is the voice mailbox of Rip Van Winkle. You have forty seven thousand two hundred and six messages...'
Tags:rip van winkle, story, stories, short story, short stories, time, times, timed, timing, time goes by, time gone by, time going by, aging, aged, answer phone, answer machine, phone, phones, phoned, phoning, message, messages, answerphone, answer phone messages, mailbox, the flying mccoys, flying mccoys
'Tell the salesman to come back later, I'm busy.'
'Tell the salesman to come back later, I'm busy.' (black and white).
Tags:therapy, therapist, therapists, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, psychiatry, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, counselor, counselors, counseling, counsellor, counsellors, counselling, session, sessions, appointment, appointments, time, timer, timers, countdown, countdowns, stopwatch, stopwatches, stop watch, stop watches, stop-watch, stop-watches, watch, watches, clock, clocks, timing, warning, warnings, warn, time remaining, minutes, two-minute, two minutes, sport, sports, calling time, almost over, time's up, time's almost up, game over, limited time, healthcare, health care, mental health, doctor, doctors, modern life
"Do you think we can forgo the chess clock tonight?"