As we quietly read our lunch menus, I couldn't help but listen to the people in the booth behind me. They were a couple, a man and a woman, and they were holding a lively conversation.
The woman was talking about a person - I have no idea who - but her caustic tone showed that she wasn't a fan of him. And the man felt the same way.
Because when she finished her story the man slapped the table and cried, "Get OFF my PHONE! Are you SERIOUS?"
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So, question. Do people actually use this phrase? Is it popular with The Kids Today, or something? Because I had no idea.
Now it's your turn. Have you ever had a weird situation like this? Random people on the sidewalk or in the Chinese restaurant singing "Astral Weeks" or quoting Alger Hiss? Share your stories.