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August 22, 2019

Dorothy Rosby

I've got it: An easy way to avoid talking to people we don't want to talk to. Coincidentally, it's the same way we avoid talking to people we do want to talk to, and you know how we do that. We talk on our cellphone until everyone we're having dinner with finishes and leaves the table. 

I stumbled upon my technique for avoiding people when a clerk at the convenience store chatted on his cellphone while I waited. And waited and waited. Whatever he was talking about was clearly more important than me paying and being on my way, at least to him. Either I was invisible or he was holding out fo...

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