Wednesday, January 23, 2008


I think it's funny when people are talking to other people on the phone, particularly strangers, and when one of the people is supposed to be doing something (like looking up a date or time) that is traditionally a silent one, that person sometimes feels the need to make a noise, usually sounding like this:


This noise usually symbolizes two things:

"I am still on the phone"

"I am doing the discussed task"

I never make that noise, choosing instead to say something along the lines of

"If you don't mind, let me just look that up for you."

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