(1). Seemingly endless banter back-and-forth between two people at a meeting. With 10 other people in the room. Sitting quietly, checking their blackberries, awkwardly waiting for it to be over.
“Can you believe that ridiculous wiff waff between Sharon and Jim during the 9:30 call this morning? I think they’re sleeping together. Do you think they’re sleeping together? I totally think they’re sleeping together.”
(1). What your boss with the B.A. in Sociology tells people when asked where he went to B-School.
“Well, I consider myself a student of the industry. Why, I remember when we were still making cold calls on a rotary phone! So, you said your dad’s a CFO of something or other? Would love to meet him sometime!”