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A panda waiting for bamboo juice
"While your salesman checks with the manager, could I interest you in a dental exam?"
Tags:car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, dealership, dealerships, car lot, car lots, buying a car, salesmen, salesman, manger, managers, customer, customers, waiting, wait, long wait, long waits, dentist, dentists, dental, dental work, exam, exams, examination, examinations, medical, medicine, service, customer service
Grim reaper waiting for someone in the arrivals area of an airport
Tags:air travel, airport, airports, arrivals, arrivals area, arrivals hall, waiting, wait, sign, signs, name, names, death, grim reaper, grim reapers, reaper, reapers, embodiment of death, death personified, spectre of death, thanatos, angel of death, waiting area, waiting areas, driver, drivers, pick-up, pick-up area, pickup, pickup area, passenger, passengers, traveler, travelers, travellers, travellers
"I know doesn't look like I'm doing anything, but I'm like a cat ready to pounce."
Tags:lazy, laziness, shirk, shirking, shirker, shirkers, slacking, slacker, slackers, prepared, preparedness, ready, wait, waiting, employee, employees, bad employee, bad employees, excuse, excuses, offices, office job, office jobs, making excuses, office worker, office workers, bad excuse, bad excuses
Tonight's English as a second language class has been cancelled,
Tags:english, england, language, languages, understand, understands, understanding, misunderstand, misunderstands, misunderstanding, misunderstandings, confuse, confuses, confused, confusion, wait, waits, waiting, student, students, foreign, second, cancel, cancelled, cancellation, the argyle sweater, argyle sweater
"Today's estimated hold time before your hand falls asleep is nine minutes."
"Now boarding-all the people who pushed their way in front of the people supposed to be boarding."
Tags:queue, queuing, queues, queued, pushing, queue jumping, queue jumped, board, boarding, plane, planes, airplane, airplanes, aeroplanes, aeroplane, steward, stewardess, stewards, stewardesses, passenger, passengers, pushing, pushed, push, airport, airports, board, luggage, bag, bags, wait, waiting, line, waiting in line, order, orders, skip, skip the queue
"Damn it, Farrell, if you're going to blow the whistle, blow it!"
Tags:whistle, whistles, whistler, whistling, whistleblower, whistleblowers, whistle blowers, whistle blower, meeting, meetings, anticipate, anticipates, anticipating, anticipation, suspense, live in suspense, living in suspense, wait, waits, waiting, other shoe, other shoe to drop, nervous, nervousness, tortures, boardroom, boardrooms, board room, board rooms, ref, referee, referees, refereeing, impatient, impatience, lose patience, losing patience
"The water for your fishbowl was approved, but it looks like for now you're not getting the fish."
Tags:approval, request, requests, office, hierarchy, hierarchies, corporation, corporations, corporate ladder, corporate ladders, bureaucracy, bureaucracies, faceless bureaucracy, faceless bureaucracies, office drone, office drones, office worker, office workers, process, processes, approval process, approval processes, pend, pends, pending, wait, waits, waiting, regulation, regulations, rule, rules, health and safety
"Take your time. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day."
'If I cancel an hour before my appointment, you charge me. I've just waited an hour past my appointment time in your waiting room. This is my bill.'
'Time ou! ... Flea!'
Einstein discovers that time can stop completely.
Tags:einstein, time, nature of time, wait, waits, airport, airports, air travel, plane travel, plane travels, trolley, trolleys, theory of relativity, general theory of relativity, gate, gates, board, boards, boarding, long wait, long waits, stop, stops, stopping, time stopping, impatient, impatience, hurry, hurries, hurrying, hurry up, hurries up, airport terminal, airport terminals, frustration, frustrations, first world problem, first world problems
"Elsie is still waiting for postmenopausal zest to kick in."
Tags:menopause, menopausal, depression, depressed, depressing, lust for life, zest, seize the day, wait, waits, waiting, unrealistic, unlikely, long wait, long waits, lonely, loneliness, post-menopause, grow old, growing old, old woman, old women, senior, seniors, senior citizen, senior citizens, mental health
"Maybe you should go make sure we're in the right line."
Oh, there he is...
Yenta Theatre Presents: Waiting for Godot
Tags:waiting for godot, samuel beckett, beckett, production, productions, gossip, gossips, gossiping, wait, waits, waiting, judgement, judgements, judgmental, judgemental, sewing circle, sewing circles, talk, talks, talking, chat, chats, chatting, back and forth, play, plays, playwright, playwrights, old biddy, old biddies, shpasik, jtoons
"Would you like to try some of our over-the-counter drugs while you wait for your prescription?"
Tags:pharmacy, pharmacies, chemist, chemists, chemist's, pharmacists, pharmacists, druggist, druggists, drugstore, drugstores, drug, pharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical, medicine, medicines, meds, prescription, prescriptions, pill, pills, medical, drug abuse, misuse, medicine abuse, prescription abuse, pharmaceutical abuse, addiction, addict, addicts, healthcare, health care, wait, waiting, over-the-counter, over the counter, modern life
Windows are just for show.
"I'm ready to go whenever you're through fussing with tablescapes."
Tags:communication, communicate, communicating, communicated, communicates, talking, talk, talks, argue, arguing, argument, arguments, language, metaphor, metaphors, metaphorical, romance, romantic, married, married life, old married couple, couple, couples, dither, dithering, faff, faffing, wait, waiting, fuss, fussing, married life, marriage, women, woman, wives, wife
"'Hold,' young lady, is for other people."
Tags:executive, executives, business executive, business executives, manager, entitlement, entitled, male pale stale, arrogant, arrogance, managers, business manager, business managers, boss, bosses, rich person, rich people, the one percent, the 1 percent, wealth divide, wealth gap, self important, self importance, self-important, self-importance, silver spoon, hold, put on hold, queue, queuing, wait, waiting, impatient, impatience
"O.K. Which one of you worried well is the most worried?"
Tags:nurse, doctor’s office, waiting room, neuroses, worried well, hypochondriac, hypochondriacs, hypochondria, worrier, worriers, neurosis, disease, diseases, ill, illness, illnesses, priority, priorities, prioritize, prioritizing, important, importance, waiting room, waiting rooms, wait, waits, waiting, medical care, healthcare, mankoff, covid-19, coronavirus, epidemic, epidemics, pandemic, pandemics, outbreak, outbreaks
'We're running a bit behind, so I'm going to take whichever of you screams in agony the loudest.'
"Your appointment with the doctor is at eleven-fifteen, but his appointment with you is at twelve-fifteen."
Tags:doctor, doctors, doctor appointment, doctors appointments, doctors office, doctors offices, doctors surgery, doctors surgeries, doctors waiting room, doctors waiting rooms, waiting room, waiting rooms, wait, waiting, running late, late appointment, late appointments, behind schedule, appointment, appointments
New employee has been waiting over eight years to be given job description.