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Funny story: New York Man Cares More than He Lets on about Quality of Colleague's Commute

New York Man Cares More than He Lets on about Quality of Colleague's Commute

While aware that his daily inquiry as to his co-worker's morning commute is likely taken as no more than superficial small talk, Mike Greenwood of New York City truly does care about the transportation experience of his colleague Angela Schafer, who...

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Funny story: Introvert Gets in Amazing Shape Avoiding Elevator Small Talk

Introvert Gets in Amazing Shape Avoiding Elevator Small Talk

The physical fitness of Kim Berry, an introvert living in New York City, has skyrocketed as a result of walking up and down at least 67 flights of stairs every day in order to avoid feeling pressured to make small talk in elevators. "It's not eas...

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Funny story: Introvert Humiliatingly Reveals Personal Detail during Casual Conversation with Coworker

Introvert Humiliatingly Reveals Personal Detail during Casual Conversation with Coworker

In a classic but humiliating case of too much information, introvert Kelly Hayden of New York City inadvertently revealed a personal detail in the course of a casual conversation with a coworker. "He was talking about belonging to the Y," explaine...

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Funny story: Introvert Debates Getting Hit by Bus to Avoid Convo with Coworker

Introvert Debates Getting Hit by Bus to Avoid Convo with Coworker

Angela Bishop, an introvert living in Nashville, Tennessee, was disconcerted to realize that she'd exited her work building at noon right behind her coworker Matt Moffat, and, unless she darted across the street just ahead of the city bus now bearing...

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Funny story: New York Woman Offended When Janitor Misinterprets Friendly Small Talk as Their Actually Being on Same Level

New York Woman Offended When Janitor Misinterprets Friendly Small Talk as Their Actually Being on Same Level

Lynn Belcourt, an attorney in New York City who, despite her privileged upbringing, prides herself on being egalitarian in all her affairs, was mildly offended when janitor Jose Gonzalez seemed to misconstrue her friendly, anti-classist small talk as...

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Funny story: Introvert Makes Strides in People Skills

Introvert Makes Strides in People Skills

After being told he needed to work on his people skills if he hoped to advance in his career as a data administrator, introverted Daniel Hobson of New York City set his mind to improving his ability to feign interest in the mundane details of his cow...

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Funny story: Charleston Man Doesn't Just Talk the Small Talk; He Walks It

Charleston Man Doesn't Just Talk the Small Talk; He Walks It

Unlike some who make small talk about the weather, office life, and lunch while thinking of greater things, Trey Hill of Charleston, South Carolina, actually walks the small talk, in that his life is truly and entirely composed of only banal and tri...

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Funny story: Small talk - a poem

Small talk - a poem

I'm just no good at small talk Narrow and bijou Microscopic and minute Sorry, what do you do? Dinky winky, little, dwarf Incy wincy, klein Matchbox, kneehigh and compact Can I top up your wine? Teensy weensy, minimal Teeny weeny, wee Itsy bitsy, miniscule Would you like a cup of tea? Baby, mini, miniature Shrunken, titchy, speck Narrow, nipper, iota, mite Get naked? What the h...

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Funny story: Need to make a call? There's an app for that

Need to make a call? There's an app for that

Finally, after four generations of the iPhone, Apple have released their long awaited Chat App. "This is a revolutionary app for the iPhone," said App World editor Buck Mackintosh. "Although the iPhone is a marvellous piece of technology that lets...

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Funny story: Nude Madonna, Hilton, Spears Mum as Sharon Plans Exorcism, Comeback, Despite Coma

Nude Madonna, Hilton, Spears Mum as Sharon Plans Exorcism, Comeback, Despite Coma

JERUSALEM -- Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has more free time on his hands than he did at the height of his power and there are signs he and his staff are using it to fashion a new image for a political comeback.

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